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  1. Gregg Allman's the leader of his bandRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    ... Band has a new concert album and DVD, "Back to Macon, Ga.," recorded last year at Macon's Grand Opera House. And the band is on double bills with the Doobie Brothers ("good pals of mine," says Allman) Friday at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel ...

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  2. Music Muse: Zombie, Godsmack on wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Erie Times News

    Quick hits If you missed the Erie All Stars at CelebrateErie, you get another shot at tonight's last block party outside Calamari's. The group will reprise some of its set from the Band's farewell concert, "The Last Waltz," but also feature a few tracks from past Erie All Stars shows that celebrated Woodstock and the Fab Four .

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  3. 'The Room' director Tommy Wiseau explains why he directed a music video for an unknown bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Director Tommy Wiseau is best known for his oddball cult classic film The Room , but another piece of his work went viral earlier this month: A music video he directed for little-known band Corsica Arts Club's first single, "California I Follow," from their debut EP. It seemed like a random career move for Wiseau, but in interviews with EW, the famed director and members of the band explain why he signed on and how the project came about.

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  4. Nicholas Tremulis OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Patch.com

    ... played with some of the finest artists, such as: Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Rick Danko of "The Band", Ivan Neville, and many more. Roger Reupert, House Manager of 'the Listening Room, said, "The Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra are ...

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  5. The 11th Annual Last Waltz Revisited Set for Boulder Theater, 11/20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... showcase all the great local musicians they had been playing with for the past few years. They decided to re-enact The Band's "The Last Waltz," a concert film by Martin Scorsese from 1978 of The Band's last performance that included all of that ...

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  6. Dirty Guv'nahs' James Trimble talks breaking up and breaking out of 'local band' LabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... but it's time to say goodbye.' It probably sounds bizarre, but there's no fighting - everybody's still friends in the band. We just kind of had to have a natural conversation. Tell me a little bit about how Dirty Guvs got started. Some of us were in ...

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  7. Tennessee's Dirty Guv'nahs go out on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Charleston City Paper

    ... album, last year's Hearts on Fire , which topped Billboard 's independent Heatseekers "We have six guys in the band, and five of them are married, and there are also four children in the equation," says singer James Trimble. "We love music, but when ...

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  8. Music Muse: REMA shifts to NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Erie Times News

    Quick hits Wow, what a fantastic week of music in Erie. At CelebrateErie, the Erie All Stars soared with their tribute to "The Last Waltz," featuring songs by Van Morrison , the Band and, perhaps best of all, Tyler Smilo crushing Neil Young's "Helpless."

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  9. Two albums to listen to: A pair of self-titled sophomore releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Daily Texan

    ... home, and, just a few months later, Doherty entered rehab in a Buddhist monastery in Thailand. His time with the band ended after he found himself awaiting another trial after pleading guilty to possession of an offensive weapon. The album is not a ...

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  10. Exploring Deep Cuts from the Band's Underrated Stage Fright: Gimme FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Something Else! Reviews

    The Band's 1970 sophomore effort Stage Fright , released on August 17, 1970, doesn't create the worlds unto themselves found on Music from Big Pink or The Band . Gone too are smaller gifts, like the Band's tendency in the John Simon-produced era to sing with an overlapping intuition, replaced by a more straight-forward one-man, one-mic approach.

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  11. This Day in Rock History: August 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... importantly for their image, began to sport what would become known worldwide as the "Beatles haircut." In 1970, the Band put out their third album, Stage Fright. The songs reflected that the success of their previous two records was taking its toll ...

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  12. Flashback | The Band Play Final Night Of WoodstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | JamBase

    On August 17, 1969 Levon Helm, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, Robbie Robertson and Garth Hudson played a set at the famed Woodstock Festival just months after their first show as "The Band." The 11-song performance featured such gems from their lone album at the time, 1968's Music From Big Pink , as "Tears Of Rage," "The Weight," "Chest Fever" and "I Shall Be Released."

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  13. 'The Loneliest Planet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Examiner.com

    "Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Georgia's Caucasus Mountains, the multi award-winning new drama from rising talent Julia Loktev tells the story of a young couple on a journey." The country of Georgia, as the Loneliest Planet , "A mysterious feeling courses through us" may some describe the journey perhaps not best taken.

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  14. Lauren Daley - Spotlight Fall River: Must-see month of shows at NarrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... for Schneider is Pat McGee, whom some may remember from the Pat McGee Band, which lasted from 1995 to around 2005. The band shared stages with The Who, Allman Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, James Taylor, Counting Crows, the late Levon Helm and more. So ...

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  15. A big crop of talent lined up for Fairport Convention's annual Cropredy FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Oxford Mail

    ... many of whom return year after year, who are devoted to this three-day gathering in the open air. It's also the band who started it, and continue to run it - Fairport Convention. Formed by a bunch of mild-mannered teenagers in a house in North ...

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  16. Eddie Owen Presents Paul Thorn BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Patch.com

    Live @ Red Clay Music Foundry Fri, 10/23 AND Sat, 10/24 TIX+INFO Paul Thorn's latest album Too Blessed To Be Stressed stakes out new territory for the popular roots-rock songwriter and performer. "In the past, I've told stories that were mostly inspired by my own life," the former prizefighter and literal son of a preacher man offers.

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  17. Donna the Buffalo plays at 8 Great TuesdaysRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Erie Times News

    SEE IT Donna the Buffalo, the Tiger Maple String Band will play at 8 Great Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Shuttles start at 5 p.m. from the Erie Intermodal Transportation Center, 208 E. Bayfront Parkway, the lots west of the Erie Maritime Museum and the Thomas Hoffman Transportation Hub at West 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue. For more on the band, visit www.donnathebuffalo.com.

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  18. Tour Dates | The Weight Fall TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | JamBase

    The music of The Band lives on through The Weight which has 11 shows lined up for the fall. The five-piece ensemble which carries on where The Band left off features Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante from The Band, Brian Mitchell and Byron Isaacs of the Levon Helm Band and Marty Grebb , who worked with Rick Danko and Richard Manuel of The Band First up for The Weight is a hometown show at the intimate Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock on September 5. The Weight then heads to Texas for three shows between September 10 - 12. From there, the five-piece has performances scheduled in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maine, New Hampshire, Maryland, New York and New Jersey.

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  19. Car Torque .... with former Blue Peter presenter Peter Purves PETER...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Northern Echo

    ... Band Swing, Ellington, Basie, Benny Goodman, and the like, and a lot of 60s rock. One of my favourite albums is by The Band, The Last Waltz, which has some tremendous track on it, and a fantastic mix of people. I also listen to Classic FM and

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  20. I was born too late... what current bands put on a show like The Band?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Ask MetaFilter

    Not looking for genre recs, per se, more like-- who do I need to start following in order to catch a similarly powerful and dynamic show? Netflix has done me a solid in recommending The Last Waltz , and now after watching it and scouring youtube for other live sets, I'm left wondering how I had never realized what a gaping hole my musical knowledge had. I love The Band's overwhelming, "wall of sound"-esque performance, and I'm wondering if it's still possible to catch a show with that same energy, where the song won't allow you to ignore it and make small talk at the bar.

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