The Band has had a profound impact on some of the most relevant bands of today, including Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne and a little combo called Mumford & Sons. In fact, Mumford & Sons and Jim James of My Morning Jacket contribute to the liner notes of brand new Band 4 CD/1 DVD box set, Live At The Academy Of Music 1971, produced by Robertson.
A section of highway in Woodstock, NY has been renamed Levon Helm Memorial Boulevard.
The GRAMMYs paid tribute to the late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm with a moving all-star tribute. A supergroup, featuring musical director/guitarist and 12-time GRAMMY winner T-Bone Burnett, took to the stage to the instantly recognizable chords of The Band’s classic “The Weight.”
The GRAMMYs just announced that The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm will be the subject of a tribute performance at this weekend’s 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.
In October of 2012, one of the best lineups of rock, country and soul acts came together to pay tribute to the late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm at New Jersey’s Izod Center.
As we say farewell to 2012, WCBS-FM 101.1 would like to take today to honor the legendary artists, actors and celebrities who we lost this year.
The Band’s Levon Helm is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.
The Allman Brothers Band, Pink Floyd and The Eagles have shared space on radio station playlists for decades, but last night at New Jersey’s Izod Center was probably the first time that their members shared a stage. And yet, there they were: Gregg Allman, Roger Waters and Joe Walsh, performing not just at the same concert, but at the same time. It was an incredible finale to the Love For Levon concert, paying tribute to The Band’s Levon Helm
Tonight, an all-star lineup of music legends will take the stage at New Jersey’s Izod Center for the “Love For Levon” concert. The concert, paying tribute to the late drummer/singer Levon Helm from The Band will feature Roger Waters, Joe Walsh and Gregg Allman, among others. The event website also mentions that other “legendary surprise guests” will perform. But who might those guests be?
Garth Hudson has just joined the bill for next week’s “Love For Levon,” the concert paying tribute to his late Band-mate, Levon Helm. Last week, a press release announced that Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters would be the last addition to the bill, but today the news came that Hudson, as well as blues-rocker Grace Potter will be joining the bill.