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Briefly: Phil Lesh Reportedly Will Ramble With Levon’s Band

The July 21st Midnight Ramble will feature Levon’s longtime friend Grateful Dead / Furthur bassist Phil Lesh performing with Helm’s band according to a report from In addition to a set by The Levon Helm Band with Lesh,Show More Summary

Briefly: Midnight Ramble on July 14th

The famed Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock will host another Midnight Ramble on July 14th. As usual in this post-Levon era, the Ramble will feature a performance by The Dirt Farmer Band (Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams, Byron Isaacs and Justin Guip) followed by members of the Levon Helm Band. Show More Summary

AUDIO: Buck 65?s “Ode To Levon

The passing of Levon Helm left a number of being devastated because of the influence he and his music had on their lives. As a longtime member of The Band, his drumming, voice, and lyrics moved a generation, as if it was a familial “passing of the torch”, that metaphorical “handing down” of words, traditions, [...]

Video: Levon Helm on SCTV – Sweet Georgia Peach Wine

If you’re unfamiliar with Second City Television, aka SCTV, it was an “ahead of its time” sketch comedy show that launched the careers of John Candy, Rick Moranis, Eugene Levy, Martin Short and a slew of talented comedians. The Canadian program ran from 1976 until 1984, though those of us in the States only saw it come to NBC in 1981. Show More Summary

Briefly: Next Ramble = June 23 / Tickets Onsale Tonight

Towards the end of last week’s Levon Helm Tribute at Brooklyn Bowl, The Band drummer’s longtime keyboardist Brian Mitchell told the crowd that Helm’s last wish was to see his famed Midnight Rambles go on past his death. The members of...Show More Summary

Picture Show: Levon Tribute @ Brooklyn Bowl

Levon Helm Tribute @ Brooklyn Bowl, June 5 Words: Scott Bernstein Last Monday night Brooklyn Bowl hosted a wonderful heartfelt tribute to Levon Helm that perfectly captured the essence of The Band drummer’s 60+ year career. Put together...Show More Summary

Videos & Setlist – Levon Helm Tribute @ Brooklyn Bowl

Kudos to everyone involved in putting on last night’s amazing Levon Helm tribute at Brooklyn Bowl. We’ll have a full report and photo set in the coming days, but we wanted to share the setlist and a batch of high-def videos from ourShow More Summary

Briefly: Free Webcast – Brooklyn Bowl Levon Tribute

In just a few hours Brooklyn Bowl will host a tribute to Levon Helm featuring a house band of Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Dave Dreiwitz and Scott Metzger, along with a bevy of special guests. We’ve previewed this event, so be sure to read JR Hevron’s piece for more information on what’s sure to be an amazing evening. Show More Summary

Preview: A Ramble In Brooklyn – Levon Tribute @ BK Bowl

Words: JR Hevron “You are all in for an insanely special show,” says event organizer Noah Chernin of Monday’s Levon Helm tribute at Brooklyn Bowl: “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Levon Helm” In...Show More Summary

Gov’t Mule Pays Tribute To Levon With His Band @ Mountain Jam

The finale of today’s main stage action at Mountain Jam in Hunter, New York found Gov’t Mule collaborating with the Levon Helm Band on seven songs made famous by the late drummer from his days with The Band. Levon band members LarryShow More Summary

Happy Birthday Levon Helm – A Tribute in 10 Songs

4 years agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Levon Helm’s was taken to us too soon, and he didn’t write many songs on his own, but every song he performed he distinguished as his own. On this anniversary of what would have been his 73rd birthday here are some well-known and lesser known songs he left his imprint on. RIP brother Levon. The [...]

Briefly: Levon Helm Band w/ Gov’t Mule @ Mountain Jam

Two years ago Warren Haynes’ Mountain Jam festival hosted a birthday celebration in honor of Levon Helm turning 70. Helm, who passed away last month, lived near Hunter Mountain where the fest takes place, so it was a fitting site for what was a star-studded set. Show More Summary

Celebrate Levon Helm’s Birthday @ Levon Helm Studios

Shortly after Levon Helm passed away on April 19, it became clear his home/studio would host more music. The first concert at The Band drummer’s home/studio in Woodstock, New York since he left us will take place on May 26th – the day the legendary musician would’ve turned 72. Show More Summary

Photos that ROCK! Levon Helm Tribute

4 years agoMusic / Country : Twangville

IN TRIBUTE TO LEVON HELM: MAY 1940- April 2012 Levon Helm Band Life is Good Music Festival in Canton, MA: September 2011 Post by Suzanne D. McMahon (Suzanne Davis Photography)  I feel so incredibly lucky that I had the opportunity to photograph Levon Helm at the Life is Good music festival last year. It was [...]

Lisa Hannigan and friends cover “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”

4 years agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

One of my favorite songs from The Band is “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” and Lisa Hannigan’s rendition in tribute to Levon Helm more than does the song justice. I’m not sure where Lisa found her band mates, but they have serious talent. This is the stuff that makes goosebumps. Tweet

Monday Morning Video: Missing Levon

4 years agoMusic / Country : Twangville

It was just shy of a month ago that we lost Levon Helm, a true legend of rock and roll. The outpouring from the music community was immediate and immense. Here are but a few of the musical tributes (see below for the playlist details). Levon, you will be missed. Simone Felice performs “Radio Song” [...]

Lesh Honors Levon at First West Coast Ramble

Ever since word spread that Grateful Dead / Furthur bassist Phil Lesh planned to open his own venue, Lesh has made it clear that his vision was inspired by Levon Helm and the Midnight Ramble events The Band drummer threw at his home/studio in Woodstock. Show More Summary

Hug Your Farmer – A Tribute to Levon Helm: Jon Fishman, Ryan Miller, Stephen Kellogg, Ray Paczkowski and More

Last February Higher Ground hosted an event called Hug Your Farmer which was a benefit for an organic vegetable farm in Craftsbury, Vermont that featured Phish members Jon Fishman and Page McConnell along with a slew of Vermont-based – or one-time Vermont-based – musicians. Show More Summary

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