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  1. Avon to spend $35,000 re-creating WoodstockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vail Daily News

    The The Band Band recreates The Band, a classic rock band from the 1960s and 1970s. Of the original five members of The Band, only two are still living.


  2. Amy HelmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe For online support visit the Listen Live page. Jingle Jams.


  3. A more acoustic side of Warren Haynes at Belly Up AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Aspen Times

    Haynes is touring in support of his new solo album, "Ashes & Dust," a mostly acoustic effort recorded with members of of the progressive bluegrass band Railroad Earth. The last time we saw Warren Haynes on stage in Aspen, it was February and he was at the helm of a freewheeling collaboration between Gov't Mule and the jazz-rock great John Scofield at Belly Up.


  4. Feeding the needy in Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | KSBW-TV



  5. Tahoe Ten: Warren Miller premiere, 'Locals Last Waltz' highlight weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Sierra Sun

    ... narrated by Squaw Valley Olympic icon Jonny Moseley. Tahoe area favorites Jelly Bread will celebrate and recreate The Band's farewell concert appearance, The Last Waltz, with a free show inside Crystal Bay Casino's historic Crown Room. Experience ...


  6. Happy Thanksgiving 2015 Via The Last WaltzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 |

    This post is making it 11 years that we've rung in Thanksgiving with The Band's "The Last Waltz" here on the blog. There have been years where we've done the Turkey Trot.


  7. Flashback: Watch Eric Church Cover the Band's 'Ophelia'Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | RollingStone

    On Thanksgiving Day in 1976, more than 5,000 fans showed up to the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Martin Scorcese was there too, documenting the evening's gig - a long, guest-heavy performance by the Band, who'd decided to toss in the towel at the peak of their abilities - with help from the same cinematographers who'd filmed Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces .


  8. Take the No 1 Balkan Express for some cool Eastern tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 |

    ... we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Local group The Band of Fools, are behind the No 1 Balkan Express event, which will be raising money for the Fresh Beginnings support organisation ...


  9. First-Waltz.26.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Prince George Citizen

    ... The First Waltz, in homage to the famed concert The Last Waltz held on Nov. 26, 1976 in San Francisco during which The Band backed up a who's who of pop music's biggest names in a night of diminished egos and inflated music appreciation. In this ...


  10. end: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland Nov. 27-29Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Willamette Week

    Here, a who's-who of Portland musicians will attempt to re-create the Band's 1976 farewell for the fifth year in a row on behalf of the Jeremy Wilson Foundation and the Oregon Food Bank. Local stalwarts such as the Decemberists' Jenny Conlee, Ural Thomas and Scott McCaughey of the Minus 5 dot the bill, while various house bands round out tunes penned by Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and a host of other artists who now spend their time covering pop standards.


  11. Hollywood Music In Media Awards 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Mi2n

    ... camera for who would be coming up to the podium" says Sista Jean."I was so happy that it ended up being our band. "The Band works so hard To deliver everytime we step on the stage". I'm really proud to be working with all of them. Coming off a 3 ...


  12. The Last Waltz RevisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Denver Westword

    Nearly four decades ago, the Band played a show on Thanksgiving Day that was billed as The Last Waltz, as it was to be the group's final concert. Martin Scorsese filmed the 1976 event, which featured a number of special guests, including Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Van Morrison, and released it as a documentary with the same name the following year.


  13. The Last Waltz, Showing As Part Of The Woodstock Film SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Vermont Standard

    The Last Waltz: Van Morrison, left, Bob Dylan, and The Band's Robbie Robertson during the 1976 filming of The Last Waltz. Photo: United Artists WOODSTOCK, VT a The 6th Annual Woodstock Vermont Film Series at the Billings Farm & Museum will feature the award-winning documentary The Last Waltz, on Saturday, November 28, at 3:00 & 5:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976: one of the most momentous events in music history took place.


  14. Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band's Last Waltz:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Something Else! Reviews

    For Mavis Staples, performing "The Weight" with the rest of the Staple Singers on the Band's Last Waltz film was, and remains, a career highpoint. "That is something," she once told the New Yorker , "where I could put my chest out and hold my head up and I can just be super proud.


  15. Up ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... have come together each Thanksgiving to restage The Last Waltz - the November 25, 1976 farewell performance of the Band, which was turned into an album and film and featured an army of all-star guests. Known as The Next Waltz , the Portland version ...


  16. Don't call The Weight a tribute bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... members of the Richard Manuel Band and Marty Grebb played in the Rick Danko Band. "We all have a connection [to The Band]," said Weider in a phone interview from his home in Woodstock, N.Y. "I've known Levon Helm for more than 45 years." "I worked ...


  17. The Beatles pose together on Feb. 28, 1968 in an unknown location....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    In 1961, Don and Phil Everly were sworn in to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves in Nashville and later reported to Camp Pendleton in San Diego. In 1976, The Band gave its final performance in San Francisco.


  18. Ray Laidlaw (left) and Billy Mitchell of Lindisfarne.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The Northern Scot

    ... that involving drink and there are a lot of daft stories with Lindisfarne! "But it was to do with the drum sound The Band got on their first album, Music From Big Pink . "We just had a fantasy that it sounded like they were playing with a couple of ...


  19. Live music this Thanksgiving weekend in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    ... fuzz filled rock music to blast away the Turkey hangover. With a new album - Hotel Parties - recently released the band has been treating listeners to live music all over the place and Friday night they will be on stage in Atlanta. Futurebirds put ...


  20. 2015a s best books for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... memories of a revered elder's storytelling, Robbie Robertson (best known for his work in the seminal group The Band) recalls the Iroquois legend of Hiawatha, a warrior grief-stricken by the destruction of his family by an evil chief. Hiawatha seeks ...