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The Last Waltz 40 Tour | San Francisco, CA

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Thu, 04/20/2017 - 6:44 am

Last Thanksgiving was the 40th anniversary of perhaps the most important concert event in rock ’n’ roll history.  The Last Waltz was promoter Bill Graham’s grandest achievement of his career. Pulling off an unprecedented pre-show Thanksgiving dinner for a couple thousand lucky attendees for what was said to be The Band’s final concert at the legendary Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco.

The Last Waltz 40 Tour | Los Angeles, CA

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Wed, 04/19/2017 - 6:32 am

The opulent and ornate Orpheum Theater located in the original theater district of downtown Los Angeles played host to a very special concert, Thursday night April 13. The Last Waltz 40 Tour, billed as a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Last Waltz concert by The Band, was originally meant to only be a one-time tribute concert in New Orleans.

Taj Mahal Added to Last Waltz 40 Tour

Submitted by Chipster PR on Thu, 03/30/2017 - 8:12 am
Garth Hudson, one of two remaining original members of THE BAND and Taj Mahal the multi-GRAMMY AWARD®-winning blues singer-songwriter-composer have been added to remaining dates alongside Warren Haynes, Dr. John, Jamey Johnson and Don Was on the second leg of the 2017 “LAST WALTZ 40 TOUR.” Garth and Taj will be playing all dates listed below to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Band’s historical farewell concert.
 

Garth Hudson to join Warren Haynes for Last Waltz Shows

Submitted by Chipster PR on Thu, 03/16/2017 - 7:06 am
Garth Hudson, one of two remaining original members of THE BAND, will be joining Warren Haynes, Dr. John, Jamey Johnson and Don Was on the second leg of the 2017 “LAST WALTZ 40 TOUR.” Hudson will be joining all Texas and California dates to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Band’s historical farewell concert.
 

The Last Waltz 40 Tour Adds More Dates

Submitted by Chipster PR on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 4:13 pm

Due to overwhelming demand on the first leg of The Last Waltz 40 Tour: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz, Blackbird Presents is proud to announce additional tour dates beginning on March 30, 2017 at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas, Texas and running across multiple U.S. cities throughout the month of April. A full list of tour dates and venues is listed below. 

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Garth Hudson to sit in with Last Waltz 40

Submitted by Chipster PR on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:58 pm

Garth Hudson, one of two remaining original members of THE BAND, will be joining the 2017 “LAST WALTZ 40 TOUR” for two special shows at The Palace Theatre in Albany, NY and MGM National Harbor in Washington, DC to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Band’s historical farewell concert.

Hudson, the iconic multi-instrumentalist has been credited by his band members and brothers Robbie, Levon, Rick, and Richard for being the resident musical genius of The Band and helped create their unmistakable sound.

Details for the two engagements are below:

Additional Artists for Last Waltz 40 Tour

Submitted by Chipster PR on Mon, 12/12/2016 - 4:20 pm

Blackbird Presents is proud to announce the addition of Bob Margolin, Dave Malone, Ivan Neville, and Mark Mullins to the first leg of “The Last Waltz 40 Tour: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz kicking off on January 21, 2017 at the Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida with tour dates running through February 2017 across multiple US cities.

The Rex Foundation and The Last Waltz

Submitted by Dennis McNally on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 4:19 pm

Of all the many approaching Bay Area rock anniversaries, few can rival The Last Waltz of November 25, 1976.  Between the evening itself – the SF Opera’s set from La Traviata, the incredible range of guests, and The Band itself -- and Martin Scorsese’s epic film, it was simply one of the great music history moments ever.  This Thanksgiving will mark the 40th anniversary...

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