1. At Levon Helm's Barn, Fans and Friends Say Goodbye

    April 27, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Fans poured into Levon Helm 's barn and concert space in Woodstock, N.Y., Thursday to pay tribute to the late drummer, mandolinist and songwriter who died of cancer last week . A school bus company that shuttled mourners to Helm's home told reporters they had driven nearly 2,000…

  2. Appreciation: The Miracle of Levon Helm

    April 20, 2012 10:45 AM EDT Some concerts stick with you when you wonder if it's the last time you'll ever see a particular performer. Levon Helm was a mystery that way. He took his place behind the drums positioned downstage at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles on Aug. 15, 2010, the audience clearly relieved…

  3. Levon Helm of The Band Is Dead at 71

    April 19, 2012 3:30 PM EDT Levon Helm, a passionate musician, actor and the last surviving lead singer of The Band, whose Southern tenor was heard on the group's classic songs "Up on Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down," died Thursday afternoon after a long battle with…

  4. Levon Helm in 'Final Stages' of Cancer

    April 17, 2012 5:45 PM EDT Family Asks for Prayers for The Band's Last Surviving Vocalist Levon Helm, a treasured voice in Americana music whose Southern drawl and busy-but-tight drumming brought an authenticity to The Band, is losing his decade-long battle with cancer, his family announced on Tuesday. "Levon…

  5. Woodstock At 40: Where Are They Now

    July 30, 2009 1:57 PM EDT Some are still active. Some are retired -- or semi-retired. And some aren't with us anymore. The performers of the original Woodstock Music & Arts Festival have traveled a variety of paths during the past 40 years. Here's a quick look at their current status: Joan Baez : Still…

  6. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  7. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the Grammy Jam at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The event also features performances by India.Arie, Eric Benet 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is honored at the…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Warren Brothers member Brett Warren and his wife Raquel welcome their first child, a boy. Cole Daniel Warren weighs 8 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces and measures 22 inches in length.<br clear="non 2005 - Legendary singer and 22-time Grammy award winner Stevie Wonder is…

  9. Track List Set For Star-Studded Band Tribute

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been finalized. "Endless Highway: The Music of the Band," is due Jan. 30 via 429 Records, an imprint of the Savoy Label Group. The track list for the Band tribute album first revealed here in July has been…

  10. My Morning Jacket Channels The Band, Preps Live CD/DVD

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket recently trekked to Woodstock, N.Y., to record a cover of the Band's "It Makes No Difference" for a star-studded Band tribute album, due Jan. 9 via Savoy Jazz. The catch: the song wa My Morning Jacket recently trekked to Woodstock, N.Y., to record a cover of…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Alanis Morissette, Radiohead, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Peter Gabriel, Tracy Chapman, Asian Dub Foundation, Youssou N'Dour, and Shania Twain are part of the superstar lineup that pe 2003 - Stevie Wonder is on hand in Las Vegas to present the Century Award…

  12. THE BAND, "A Musical History"

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as the Band chose their name with a purpose. It was meant to be down to earth, modest, representing the act's collecti In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as…

  13. Boxed Set Closes Book On The Band... For Now

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When compiling the new Band boxed set, "A Musical History," group member Robbie Robertson found himself listening to material he hadn't heard in years, and in some cases, ever. When compiling the new Band boxed set , "A Musical History," group member Robbie Robertson…

  14. The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big

    March 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big Pink," in a small, rural house near Woodstock, N.Y. The Band recorded its 1968 debut, "Music From Big Pink," in a small, rural house near Woodstock, N.Y. For its second album, the back-to-roots classic known simply as "…

  15. Robertson Crafting Band Box Set

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie Robertson. Fans of the Band should mark their calendars for May 2005, when Capitol/EMI is slated to release a box set, curated by band member Robbie…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. The Ontario-born musician would have celebrated his 57th birthday on December 29. 1999 - Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his…

  17. Four Young Albums Make Jump To CD

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The four remaining Neil Young studio albums that have never been issued on CD will finally be unveiled in that format next month. "On the Beach," "American Stars 'N Bars," "Hawks & Doves," and "Re The four remaining Neil Young studio albums that…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his home in Woodstock, N.Y. The Ontario-born musician would have celebrated his 57th birthday on December 29. 1999 - Rick Danko, bassist and singer for acclaimed rock act the Band, dies at his…

  19. The Last Waltz

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE LAST WALTZ DIRECTOR:Martin Scorese PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson MGM ENTERTAINMENT 1003426 THE BAND The last Waltz REISSUE PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Robbie Robertson Warner Bros. No beloved rock band has retired with more class than the Band, who called it quits on the…

  20. Rhino Leads The Band Through One 'Last Waltz'

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Entertainment have teamed for a variety of projects to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the final concert by the original incarnation of the Band, later re Rhino Records, United Artists, and MGM Home Entertainment have teamed for a variety of…

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