Posts Tagged ‘Levon Helm’
Levon Helm passed peacefully the afternoon of April 19, 2012. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by all he touched as a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul. In a statement on his official website, Bob Dylan has posted the following message: “He was my bosom buddy friend [...]
Nothing we can say about this performance will do justice to it. Simply sit back and enjoy Rick Danko’s “It Makes No Difference” from The Band’s classic film, The Last Waltz.
The Levon Helm Band joins forces with Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs to co-headline eight select cities beginning on November 2nd in Jacksonville, FL and wrapping on November 12th in Austin, TX. Levon Helm is an undisputed legend, having played with the likes of Ronnie Hawks, Bob Dylan, and The Band. Helm’s voice has [...]
The Junior League Band, fronted by Georgia native and current D.C. resident Lissy Rosemont, releases Jelly Roll, their third full-length album, this Friday. The title conjures thoughts of New Orleans, old-time Delta blues, Jelly Roll Morton, sex, and rolling on the kitchen floor with your lover. Sounds like a party! Jelly Roll is a raucous [...]
The Sundance Channel is well into the second season of its critically acclaimed music/talk original series “Spectacle: Elvis Costello with…”. This week — Jan. 20, 10 p.m. EST — features the first of a two-part episode with guest Bruce Springsteen. In the series, executive produced by Sir Elton John, Costello interviews his musical guests and [...]
Lindsey Oechsle “Ramble On: Levon Helm has yet to dance his Last Waltz” Sometimes even the strongest soldier falls, but folk rock legend Levon Helm is still peacefully battling on. His latest victory—overcoming throat cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 1996—inspires the 2007 release of Grammy Award-winning Dirt Farmer. Unlike several musical counterparts of [...]