(Reuters) - Levon Helm, drummer and singer of root rock group The Band, left behind more than a lifetime of music when he died of cancer a year ago.
Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm will open at Cinema Village on Friday, April 19 which is, sadly, the one-year anniversary of the legendary musician's passing. Synopsis:Director Jacob Hatley's intimate documentary finds Mr. Helm at...
RollinStone.com posted this great clip from Ain’t in It for My Health, Jacob Hatley’s documentary on the musical legend. The film will premiere in upstate New York on April 19th, near his famous barn where his rambles are held to this day. The opening will occur exactly one year after his passing, The film [...]Show More Summary
Friday marks the one year anniversary of Levon Helm’s passing. In recognition of all the love that has been shown towards her father, Amy Helm has posted a page of Gratitude on her website that includes photos and videos from the many...Show More Summary
Jacob Hatley's documentary about the late Levon Helm (who died in 2012) is a flinty valedictory to a rough-hewn but cagey and soulful musician. Ain't...
HT faves Widespread Panic concluded a two-night stand at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago last night, where they used part of their encore to pay tribute to Levon Helm and The Band. Panic has been covering Ophelia and The Shape I’m In since 1987 and 1995 respectively. Show More Summary
Ain't In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm Dir. Jacob Hatley [Kino Lorber; 2013] by Andrew Eastwick Rating: When it premiered at SXSW in 2010, Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm was a portrait of an ailing but still-vital musician. Show More Summary
On Saturday (April 13), nearly one year to the day after his death, ‘Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm’ will open in Helm’s hometown of Woodstock, N.Y. The documentary has been in the works since 2007, when director Jacob Hatley, who was hired to spend a weekend directing a video [...]Show More Summary
As we’ve been mentioning, the Levon Helm documentary Ain’t In It For My Health put together by filmmaker Jacob Hatley goes into wider release this month will runs at Cinema Village in NYC and a premiere party at Levon Helm Studios. Today, the trailer for the film dropped. Hatley had unprecedented access to Helm for a two-year period. Here’s the trailer… Leave A Comment
Roger Ebert, Levon Helm, Sixto Rodriquez -- models of stoicism. They are men who met disappointment and worse, and faced their challenges with determination and courage. We used to have a lot of role models like them.
A long-in-the-making film about the life of Levon Helm of The Band, Ain’t In It For My Health, will make its New York City and Levon Helm Studios debuts later this month. The documentary was put together by filmmaker Jacob Hatley, who had unprecedented access to Levon for a two-year-period. Show More Summary
The members of Mumford & Sons have never hid their love and affection for the music of The Band. In fact, the entire group performed as part of the Levon Helm tribute at February’s Grammy Awards. Last week Mumford and Sons debuted a cover of Don’t Do It – a song originally performed by Marvin Gaye that was a staple of The Band’s live sets. Show More Summary
Austin’s scenic Auditorium Shores hosted a tribute to the late Levon Helm yesterday as part of SXSW. A number of musicians shuffled on and off stage to honor The Band drummer by performing with The Midnight Ramble Band, who were making a rare Texas appearance. Show More Summary
Check out some rare footage of the Band performing some tunes off of Music from Big Pink circa 1970. Via Dangerous Minds: The Band—Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson—performing live at the Syria Mosque...Show More Summary
Fresh off their success at the Grammy Awards, Steep Canyon Rangers are in Woodstock, NY recording the follow-up to their Grammy-winning album, Nobody Knows You. The guys are at Levon Helm Studios, the iconic wooden barn noted for its live sound, where everyone from Vassar [...]
It says something special about an artist when the legendary Levon Helm plays drums on your previous recordings and you’ve been asked to Helm’s famous Midnight Rambles in Woodstock, NY, 6 different times. Bow Thayer is that artist. The Vermont singer/songwriter new album ‘Eden’ will be released on March 5, and is co-produced/engineered by 3-time [...]Show More Summary
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