The Band

Why do the best things always disappear? Levon Helm Dead at 71

Today the music world suffered a bittersweet loss. Levon Helm’s battle with cancer ended this afternoon after a long tough fight. A message was posted on his website written by his wife Sandy and his daughter Amy requesting everyone’s “love and prayers” earlier in the week. Levon has been battling with throat cancer since 1998. Levon Helm was the beloved  drummer and vocalist for The Band.

Secret Chimp Swings into the Spotlight at SF's Connecticut Yankee

Seeking refuge from a brisk and windy San Francisco evening, hirsute hippies and mustachioed hipsters file into the Connecticut Yankee for a special performance by jam band collective Secret Chimp.  Ironically enough, the Connecticut Yankee, which has undergone a plethora of name changes and facelifts since it first opened in 1907 as “Hilda’s Saloon,” is in fact a loyal municipality of Red Sox Nation. Go figure!

7th Annual LAST WALTZ REVISITED at Boulder Theater | 11.18.11

Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta and Westword are proud to present the 7th Annual Last Waltz-Revisite featuring Polytoxic & The Denver Horns at the Boulder Theater Friday, November 18th, 2011. Tickets will go on sale Friday, September 16th for $15.00 in advance and $17.50 day of show.