Just when I thought I had read everything possible about Levon Helm—the drummer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and lyricist for The Band—a new book emerges, revealing uncharted aspects of his extraordinary life. John Barry's 'Rock * Roll * Ramble – The Inside Story of the Man, the Music and the Midnight Ramble' offers fresh information and untold stories.
Martin Scorsese Tells Apple Music About New Film ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’, Love of Music, ‘The Last Waltz’ and Working with Robbie Robertson, and More
Legendary director Martin Scorsese joins Zane Lowe in studio on Apple Music 1 to discuss his acclaimed new film 'Killers of the Flower Moon'. Scorsese tells Apple Music about the impact that movies had on him growing up, his love of music and how he’s approached the use of music in his films, and his storied career. He also shares details on the making of ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ and what moved him to share the story on the big screen.
Martin Scorsese on Whether ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Is The Most Important Film He’s Made…
Chest Fever blurs the boundaries between past and present with Music from Big Pink, a reimagined take on The Band's iconic release from 1968. The album will be released on October 20th via San Diego based indie label, Blind Owl Records. Pre-order the record here. Chest Fever also announce tour date commencing Oct 9th in San Francisco.
With a seal of approval from The Band’s Robbie Robertson, international touring group Chest Fever, comprised of members of the San Diego Award-winning rock band Mrs. Henry, will revive one of the most recognized music catalogs of all-time at Toronto’s iconic Massey Hall on Saturday, November 18, 2023.
CITY WINERY BOSTON HOSTS A TRIBUTE TO ROBBIE ROBERTSON TO BENEFIT THE FOLK AMERICANA ROOTS HALL OF FAME
City Winery Boston will gather together a number of New England’s best folk and rock musicians for A Tribute to Robbie Robertson benefiting The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame (FARHOF). Tickets are on sale now for the 7:30pm show at citywinery.com/boston.
The 19th Annual Last Waltz Revisited will showcase members of Polytoxic together with 60+ musicians from across Colorado; this show has become an annual tradition, bringing the community together to kick-off the holiday season. The musicians will perform the music of The Band and will celebrate the 47th Anniversary of The Band’s historical performance, The Last Waltz. To celebrate the last 19 years of our performance, we have added a number of special guests, additional details to be announced.
Robbie Robertson, the legendary guitarist, songwriter, and founding member of The Band, passed away on August 9, 2023. His death marks the end of an era that witnessed profound influence on rock and roll, folk, and the popular music landscape. He was 80.
Born on July 5, 1943, in Toronto, Canada, Robertson's unique upbringing fostered his passion for music. With his mother's Mohawk and Cayuga heritage and his passion for rhythm and blues, Robertson's style was as diverse as his roots.
Half a Century Later: The Untold Story of Summer Jam at Watkins Glen Comes to Life in Documentary Film
It was 50 years ago this summer when over half a million people descended upon a tiny town in upstate New York to revel in a one-of-a-kind music experience featuring The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band, and The Band. Dubbed 'Summer Jam at Watkins Glen', it went down in history as the largest concert ever held in the United States, overshadowing even Woodstock in its magnitude.
Blind Owl is very pleased to announce that Chest Fever - keyboardist Jody Bagley, guitarist Dan Cervantes, and bassist Blake Dean of the San Diego Music Award winning rock band Mrs. Henry, organist Doug Organ, and drummer Allan Ritter - are releasing a full live recording of the iconic LP Rock Of Ages on July 7th, capturing the magic of their 2022 tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of the release.
In celebration of one of America’s largest musical gatherings that took place at the Watkins Glen race track in upstate New York 50 years ago this summer, featuring the timeless music of The Allman Brothers Band, The Grateful Dead & The Band; today, Wonderland Forest announces ‘Summer Jam 50’, a festival honoring the 1973 music and the 2023 moment.