As previously reported, Marco Benevento will be a special guest of the Midnight Ramble Band on March 2nd at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York. Marco’s old Duo band mate, and a regular at recent Rambles, Furthur drummer Joe Russo...Show More Summary
Yesterday we brought you the news of a Levon Helm Tribute at Auditorium Shores in Austin as part of next month’s SXSW Music festival. Today, SXSW organizers have revealed the Friday, March 15th show at Auditorium Shores which will feature...Show More Summary
SXSW Music has just announced a special Levon Helm Tribute and Benefit that will be held at Austin’s Auditorium Shores on Saturday, March 16th. This “all-day concert” will feature the Midnight Ramble Band (formerly known as the Levon...Show More Summary
Alabama Shakes is definitely hitting a stride. Coming off lead singer Brittany Howard shining performance among other at luminaries at the Grammy’s Levon Helm tribute the band then made their Austin City Limits and Saturday Night Live debut. Both of which airing simultaneously last night. The band performed their rootsy Motown-like single “Hold On” and [...]Show More Summary
As crazy as it sounds, I held out hope that Robbie Robertson would honor his former band mate Levon Helm at The Grammys last Sunday. You’re probably familiar with the story that Robertson visited his ex-best friend last April while he was on his deathbed. Show More Summary
One of the highlights of this, my third year covering the GRAMMYS as the official Americana blogger, was the heartfelt Levon Helm tribute featuring Elton John, Zac Brown, T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples & Mumford and Sons and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard. Show More Summary
The legendary Mavis Staples performed last night at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The revered singer appeared on stage for a moving tribute to the late singer/drummer Levon Helm of The Band. Along with Elton John, Zac Brown, Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons and T Bone Burnett who served [...]
Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Mavis Staples, Zac Brown and Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard performed a tribute to the late Levon Helm at the...
Going into tonight, I believed that the best Grammy tribute to Levon Helm, the deceased drummer/singer for the Band, would be no tribute at all. The Grammys has a tendency to mean well, yet ultimately choose an awful combination of artists to honor great musicians. Show More Summary
First things first: as rock critic Steven Hyden said immediately after this performance, it only proved further that nobody could sing a song quite like Levon Helm could sing a song. Regardless, pulling together some superstars for a...Show More Summary
To honor the late-great Levon Helm of The Band, a star-studded performance of “The Weight” has been announced to take place on the Grammy Awards this Sunday....
NEW YORK -- Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday...
The famed Midnight Ramble will roll into L.A. on Sunday night as Elton John and Mumford & Sons appear on the Grammy stage to lead a tribute to the late music great Levon Helm, The Associated Press reports. As part of the awards show’s in memorial tribute, John and Mumford & Sons will be joined [...]Show More Summary
AP Photo, Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) - Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples, Zac Brown and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes will also perform "The Weight" at Sunday's awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
The Grammys take place this Sunday night and as part of the ceremony, a number of musicians will pay tribute to the late Levon Helm. According to the AP, both Elton John and Mumford and Sons will take the Staples Center stage in Los Angeles on Sunday to perform a tribute to Helm. [Photo by Parker Harrington] In addition, T. Show More Summary
Back in June keyboardist Marco Benevento was part of the house band for “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” a concert honoring the life and music of Levon Helm. Benevento did a fantastic job that night, as he did at the Complete Last Waltz concert in San Francisco this past November. Show More Summary
Back on October 3rd, an unbelievable array of star power and musician’s musicians came together at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey to pay tribute to the late great Levon Helm. Dubbed “Love For Levon,” the marathon two-set concert was presented with the aim of raising money to pay off the mortgage on Levon Helm Studios. Show More Summary
Adam “MCA” Yauch. Levon Helm. Etta James. Earl Scruggs. Whitney Houston. Kitty Wells. We lost a lot of great musicians this year, so the New York Times put together a montage to pay tribute to those who died in 2012. The video’s great,...Show More Summary
CBS’s Sunday Morning has profiled many rockers over the years and has gained a reputation for smartly-produced compelling features thanks in part to their pieces on Levon Helm, Wilco and Tom Petty. Yesterday, the program aired a fantastic...Show More Summary
Back in September Furthur / Bustle In Your Hedgerow drummer Joe Russo was a special guest at a Midnight Ramble held at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock and he’ll duplicate that feat on December 8th. Russo will perform Grateful Dead tunes and more with the Midnight Ramble Band, aka the Levon Helm Band. Show More Summary