Saturday, January 23, 2010

Little Sammy Davis, Jr. in the hospital.

We hope for the swift recovery of this amazing musical Levon Helm co-hort. Helmland post this on Levon's website Guest Book:

Little Sammy is in Arden Hill Hospital, Goshen NY. We will keep you posted as we know more.

Arden Hill Hospital
4 Harriman Drive
Goshen, NY 10924

Garth & Maud Hudson to perform @ Sundance.

From their website:
GARTH and MAUD HUDSON at the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL! Garth and Maud are on their way to the Sundance Film Festival right now. Oasis Entertainment has invited them to perform this Sunday evening, January 24th (Time 10 PM) at The Sundance Film Festival as part of the “Synchronize Concert Series” in support of Soliya at Crown on Main in Park City, Utah. Please RSVP while there are still tickets: and listen LIVE too:

Thursday, January 21, 2010

R.I.P. Maurice "Jr." Danko...

Rick Danko's (The Band) older brother's obituary...too soon gone!

DANKO,Maurice "Jr" of RR#6, Simcoe passed away on January 19, 2010 at the age of 69. Jr was husband and best friend of Joyce (Howick) for 49 years. He was Dad to Lori, Maurie (Julie) and Sue Gangell (Jon), and proud grandma to Katie Gangell, Jonas and jackson Danko, brother to Dennis and Terry. Jr was predeceased by his parents Maurice (Tom) and Leola and brother Rick. Jr will be greatly missed by many relatives and friends. At Jr's request cremation has taken place with a private interement at a later date. If so desired donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Bow Thayer to perform Jan. 30th in Randolph, VT to support the "Chandler Theater."

Chris Bergson, Bruce Katz, Byron Isaacs & Randy Ciarlante join the legendary Hubert Sumlin in NJ tomorrow night.

This Friday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM: the great Hubert Sumlin (guitar player for Howlin' Wolf) is backed by these stars: Randy Ciarlante (The Band, Jim Weider Band) on drums/vocals; Chris Bergson, great blues guitar player/vocals; Bruce Katz, organ wizard; and Byron Isaacs (Ollabelle) on bass. They're appearing at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center, 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ 07981; 973-585-7175. Doors open 6:30 PM. $28.50 at the door (kids under 12 are free).

Thanks to our consistent reader & contributor Rick S. of NY.