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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

3 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

3 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”

3 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

3 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

Video: Warren Haynes Band w/ Dr. John, Ivan Neville and Dirty Dozen Brass Band Members – The Weight

This past Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Warren Haynes Band took over a set that was originally supposed to feature the Levon Helm Band. Warren paid tribute to the late The Band drummer by closing his guest-laden set with a cover of The Weight. Show More Summary

upcoming Levon Helm tributes w/ Benevento, Russo, Dreiwitz, members of the Hold Steady & many more

Levon Helm lost his long battle with cancer on April 19, and his life and legacy will be celebrated at a couple of upcoming events, starting with a show by The Band tribute band The The Band Band at...

Bruce Springsteen Covers “The Weight”

3 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Today, we got to hear “Toast To Freedom,” one of the last songs Levon Helm recorded. And now here’s a video of Bruce Springsteen at last night’s Newark show, singing one of the songs Helm made famous, just like Bon Iver and the Black Keys have done in recent weeks. Springsteen started off last night’s [...]

Bustle Members to Lead Celebration of Levon Helm

On Monday, June 4, Joe Russo, Dave Dreiwitz, Scott Metzger and Marco Benevento will lead a tribute to Levon Helm called The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down at Brooklyn Bowl. The four-some, who make up Led Zeppelin tribute act BustleShow More Summary

Video: Bruce Springsteen Pays Tribute To Levon Helm With Beautiful Performance Of "The Weight"

Bruce BROOOOOOCE Springsteen played Newark's Prudential Center last night to end the first leg of his 2012 world tour, and he went out on a particularly high note: at the start of the encore, Springsteen took a sign from a fan asking for something to be played in tribute to the recently deceased Levon Helm. Show More Summary

Bruce Springsteen pays tribute to Levon Helm with cover of ‘The Weight’

3 years agoHumor : Death and Taxes

The Boss honored the fallen Helm at his Newark, New Jersey show last night.

Levon Helm – “Toast To Freedom” Video

3 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Last month, we lost Levon Helm. But one of the last recordings that the legendary Band drummer made before he died is now out in the world. Helm played drums on an all-star Amnesty International benefit song called “Toast For Freedom,” which was recorded at Helm’s own studios in Woodstock, NY. The song also features [...]

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