Thursday, February 12, 2009

Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton Summer live dates.

The two are teaming up again in '09:


June 10 East Rutherford, NJ Izod Center

June 12 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center

June 13 Washington, DC Verizon Center

June 15 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center

June 17 Chicago, IL United Center

June 18 St.Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center

June 20 Omaha, NE Qwest Center

June 21 Denver, CO Pepsi Center

June 23 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center

June 24 Houston, TX Toyota Center

June 26 Glendale, AZ Jobing. com Arena

June 27 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Arena

June 29 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena

June 30 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl

Levon Helm Band pic from Conan O'Brien.

Norah Jones to perform @ Levon Helm's Valentine's Day Midnight Ramble.

Grammy-winning Norah Jones, who has recorded in Woodstock, NY, will be joining Levon & opening act Puss in Boots for this Saturday's Ramble. Tix are still available.

Happy b'day Ray Manzarek!

The Doors keyboardist turns 70 today.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Levon Helm set list from the Wellmont Theater performance.

From this past Saturday in New Jersey:

The Battle is Over

Same Thing


Simple Twist

Love Played a Game

I Wanna Know

Long Black Veil

Got Me a Woman

Ashes of Love

Whisperin' Sea

Deep Elum Blues

Train Robbery

Time to Ring Changes

Anna Lee

Rag Mama Rag

Mardi Gras Day

Holy Cow

Jealous Man

Rain Down Tears

Across the Great Divide

Time Out for the Blues

Everybody Loves a Winner

Shape I'm In

Chest Fever

The Weight

Thanks to Dawn posting on the Guestbook!

The Band "Hollywood Bowl" live tracks.

Check out this link to a The Band Myspace fan site to listen to live tracks from the July 10, 1970 Hollywood Bowl performance:

Water Street Films...the maker of the upcoming Richard Manuel documentary.

Learn more about Jeremy Kelly & his crew as they continue to journey through the making of their Richard Manuel doc:

Richard Manuel documentary update.

Here is a link to an article update on the upcoming Richard Manuel documentary:

Levon Helm Band on Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien last night.

Here is the link to Conan O'Brien's website w/ Levon & his band performing The Train Robbery & The Weight. The link should bring you directly to last night's episode. If not, click on the tab "Episode," choose Feb. 10th & then pick "Chapter 5" for The Train Robbery & "Chapter 6" for The Weight. You may have to watch one fairly brief commercial.

During The Train Robbery, Levon is joined by his daughter (Amy) to his immediate left, her husband (Jay) the younger dark haired sax player (back row), Jimmy Vivino on guitar (also next to Levon), Larry Campbell on guitar (next to Amy), Larry's wife Theresa (left of Larry), Brian Mitchell on piano, Mike Merritt on stand up bass, Howard Johnson on tuba, Erik Lawrence on sax, Clark Gayton on trombone, Tony Leone (Ollabelle & Chris Bergson Band musician) & Levon's recording engineer Justin Guip.'Brien/video/episodes/?vid=1009441#vid=1009441

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Happy b'day Butch Dener!

A frequent contributor, frmr The Band road mgr & musical enthusiasm extrodinare turns 59! Butch is on the left side of this pic w/ Garth Hudson.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Dr. John wins fifth Grammy.

Dr. John won the Grammy for his latest album The City That Care Forgot.