Saturday, March 21, 2009

Remembering Eddie James "Son" House today...

Eddie would have turned 97 today. He left us over 10-yrs ago.

Happy b'day Rosemary Stone!

The Sly & the Family Stone member turns 64 today.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Rothbury (MI) Art & Action festival line up.

July 2-5, 2009 in Rothbury, MI.

Woody Guthrie tribute to be held @ Bearsville Theater.

April 3rd @ 9 PM - Woodie Guthrie Tribute: Ribbon of Highway - Endless Skyway.

Museum @ original Woodstock '69 Festival presents cool upcoming exhibit.

Bethel Woods in Bethel, NY will present an exhibit beginning March 28th featuring instruments & artifacts from musicians who participated in the original Woodsotck '69 Festival. Bethel Woods sits atop the site of the original Festival.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Govt. Mule now on

Happy b'day Harold Brown!

The War band member turns 63 today.

Happy b'day John Sebastian!

John turns 65 today.

R. I. P. Snooks Eaglin.

We lost blind New Orleans guitarist Snooks Eaglin (72) this past February 18th. He joined Allen Toussaint to form the band the Flamingos. He will be missed.

Martha Scanlan & Byron Isaacs team up for some CA dates this week.

From Martha's online newsletter:

Martha Scanlan will be playing four great shows in California this week, accompanied by Byron Isaacs (of Ollabelle) on lap steel & bass.

Wednesday 3/18 Freight & Salvage Berkeley, CA

Thursday 3/19 The Palms, Winters, CA

Saturday 3/21 The Lobero Theater, Santa Barbara, CA

Sunday 3/22 The Crepe Place, Santa Cruz, CA

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Mountain Jam online article update.

Woodstock Times writer Bob Margolis provides a March 12th online article updating the public on the Mountain Jam (NY) line-up:

1971 Melody Maker article on The Band prior to playing @ Royal Albert Hall.

Levon Helm joining the Allman Bros. @ the Beacon Theater to perform "The Weight."

Levon Helm Band (partially) joining the Allman Bros. Band @ the Beacon.

Levon Helm & Larry & Teresa Campbell joined the Allmans recently @ the Beacon Theater to perform the great The Band tune Ophelia. Here's the clip link:

Levon Helm March 6th "Deep Elum Blues" clip from the Beacon Theater.

Featuring Larry Campbell on vocals.

Happy b'day Ry Cooder!

The bluesman turns 62 today.

Happy b'day Howard Scott!

The War member turns 63 today.

Happy b'day Sly Stone!

Sly turns 65 today.

Happy b'day Phil Lesh!

The Grateful Dead bassist turns 69 today.

Alan Livingston passes away @ 91.

The frmr Capitol Records president who signed the Beatles, produced the tv show Bonanza & created Bozo the Clown passed away recently.