Friday, December 31, 2010

New Garth Hudson Canadian tribute album to "The Band."

Remembering Rick Danko...

December is Rick Danko month - he passed away 12/10/99 & would have celebrated his 67th b'day two days ago.

Link to Rick's last interview a few days prior to his passing:


Thanks so much for tagging along w/ us!! May you have a prosperous 2011.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Blog reader & NY-based musician Connor Kennedy shares some upcoming music dates.

Hey Mike,

Hope all is well. just wondering if you could post a few things on the Plochmann Lane site (and here on Facebook) for me. I'd appreciate it very much.

Black Friday, Friday Nov. 26th:

The Alexis P. Suter Band, w/ special guests The Connor Kennedy Band
at The Falcon in Marlboro NY, suggested donation, 7pm

The Scott Sharrard Trio at the Rhinecliff Hotel in Rhinecliff NY
8:30pm, $5 cover

Thanks Mike, I always enjoy looking through the posts on Plochmann Lane and appreciate your help.

Falcon Arts Center Mid Hudson's electric place for good music, jazz, blues, rock, classical, art, photography, painting, food, restaurant, dining, kid friendly, beautiful garden, Tony Falco, host, created by onno de jong,


Monday, November 15, 2010

Never too young to enjoy "The Levon Helm Band."

Our eight-month old son Garrett (Gbear) sporting The Levon Helm Band attire.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Sean Joncas' new "Witchtown" tune.

Bob Dylan selling his "Music from Big Pink" album (The Band '68) cover painting for $18 million.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Ronnie "The Hawk" Hawkins sings on!

The man who brought together The Band & survived cancer still rips it up!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Band hit the Woodstock '69 stage 41-yrs ago today.

Chest Fever
Baby Don't Do It
Tears Of Rage
We Can Talk
Long Black Veil
Don't You Tell Henry
Ain't No More Cane
Wheels On Fire
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
The Weight

AUGUST 17, 1969

Monday, August 16, 2010

SLAM benefit concert @ Opus 40 August 28th!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Autographed Robbie Robertson (w/ Sebastian & Delphine Robertson) album.

We recently obtained the Robbie Robertson '94 album Music for Native Americans that included the efforts of his son Sebastian Robertson & daughter Delphine Robertson. The album is a wonderful tribute to Robertson's Native American heritage & is autographed by Robbie, Sebastian & Delphine.

R.I.P. Richie Hayward...

The classic rock music world just lost another wonderful musician - Richie Hayward - drummer & founding member of Little Feat. One of our frequent contributors & former The Band road manager Butch Dener, good friend to Richie, worked tirelessly to help his friend attempt to overcome his illness & medical bills. Butch asked his friend Levon Helm (The Band) to assist in fundraising efforts for Richie by auctioning off Levon's autographed The Last Waltz gold record.

R.I.P. Calvin "Fuzz" Jones...

The '70s & '80s bassist for Muddy Waters passed away August 10, 2010.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Connor Kennedy's "facebook" page.!/pages/Connor-Kennedy/112646635107

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Happy b'day, Garth Hudson!

August 2, 1937

Monday, July 26, 2010

Connor Kennedy's live gig Tuesday (07/27/10) w/ some surprise guests!

Connor Kennedy Band, Live at Harmony Cafe'.
The Connor Kennedy Band in their first performance at Harmony Cafe' at Wok N' Roll. Performing a timeless blend of soul, funk, jams, rock and roll, but most of all Blues. From Albert and B.B, Stevie and Jimi, and Phish and The Dead, its going to get covered.

No cover, just a tip jar.

7-11pm, Food, Drink, and Dancing.!/event.php?eid=139345782758151&index=1

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Bob Dylan live dates.

Levon Helm live dates.

Levon Helm movie website for "Ain't In It For My Health."

Happy belated b'day Jay Collins!

July 22nd!

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"Plochmann Lane" now has its own channel.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Monday, May 24, 2010

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Happy 69th b'day to Bob Dylan!

Mr. Zimmerman turns 69 tomorrow (May 24th)!

Robbie Robertson & son Sebastian team up for musical children's book.

Includes a few The Band tunes on the website.

Listen to Robbie Robertson's new tune "How to Become Clairvoyant."

Happy 70th b'day to the amazing Levon Helm!

Mark Lavon Helm (aka Levon) turns 70 years young this coming Wednesday, May 26th!

Bob Dylan's "The Last Waltz" leather jacket up for auction in the UK today.

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood perform "The Band's" "The Shape I'm In" May 18th.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Levon Helm autographed "The Last Waltz" gold record for auction to benefit Little Feat's Richie Hayward.

Contact me at:

Subject Helping Richie Hayward


I have collaborated with the Sweet Relief Organization to auction off my Last Waltz Gold Record to help Richie Hayward ( Little Feat drummer ) & his fight with Hep C, Liver Cancer & a Liver Transplant -

Levon signed it & gave me his blessing on this project !

please click on & see what it is:

i know it is too expensive for most of us,, but it is a "One of a Kind" piece & it will help Richie & his family !



Sunday, February 21, 2010

The Organiks @ Keegan's Ales (NY) Feb. 19th!

Thanks much to one of our readers & cool contents contributor Connor Kennedy for these pics. He even joined in on a tune.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Levon Helm SXSW movie screening dates & locations announced!

From the movie producer's online newsletter:

Hi all,

We're very pleased to announce the SXSW Film Festival just announced that we will have three different screenings of "Ain't in It - hopefully you can all make one of the dates!

We'll be showing on:
Saturday 3/13 @ 4:15pm at the Alamo
Thursday 3/18 @ 5pm at Paramount
Saturday 3/20 @ 2:30pm at the ACC

For even more info on the screenings and the festival in general, please visit:

Producer, Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Ronnie Hawkins & The Hawks link.

Cool pic from the early '60s when the future The Band members were w/ The Hawk.
This pic includes Robbie Robertson (far left), Ronnie The Hawk Hawkins (singing), Rick Danko (bass) & Levon Helm (drums).

Nominate "The Band" members to the "Canada Walk of Fame."

Here is The Band member Robbie Robertson's Canada Walk of Fame, now let's get fellow Canadian The Band members Rick Danko, Richard Manuel & Garth Hudson nominated.