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Phil Lesh Jams at Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble

    Phil Lesh Jams at Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble | ARTICLE

    Fresh off a performance with Furthur at Connecticut's Gathering of the Vibes festival, Phil Lesh rocked Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Saturday night. The former Grateful Dead bassist unveiled a new band at the surprise performance that featured...

    August 2, 2010 10:46 AM ET
  • Levon Helm Celebrates 70th Birthday at Mountain Jam

    Levon Helm Celebrates 70th Birthday at Mountain Jam | ARTICLE

    About 30 miles from the famous, upstate New York town where he helped redefine rock music decades ago, Levon Helm got a 70th birthday party from some of his peers and a crowd of more than 10,000...

    June 7, 2010 12:03 PM ET
  • Woodstock Promoter Eyes Broadway Musical About '69 Fest

    Woodstock Promoter Eyes Broadway Musical About '69 Fest | ARTICLE

    Woodstock concert promoter Michael Lang plans to stage a Broadway musical about the famous festival and is targeting the Great White Way's 2009-10 season. But don't expect any show-tune treatments of the storied song catalog from the...

    September 14, 2009 3:49 PM ET
  • "Taking Woodstock" Team Meet Fest's Organizer, Talk "Hippie Camp" at Screening

    "Taking Woodstock" Team Meet Fest's Organizer, Talk "Hippie Camp" at Screening | ARTICLE

    Michael Lang, the man most closely associated with the staging of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair in 1969, is giving Ang Lee's new movie about the famous festival, Taking Woodstock, his stamp of approval. "It's fun...

    August 10, 2009 3:29 PM ET
  • Woodstock Promoter Lang Drops Plans for 40th Anniversary Concert

    Woodstock Promoter Lang Drops Plans for 40th Anniversary Concert | ARTICLE

    Woodstock promoter Michael Lang has dropped plans for a 40th anniversary concert. Asked why he abandoned the pursuit for a third anniversary concert celebrating the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, Lang simply told Rolling Stone, "Money. No...

    August 3, 2009 9:21 AM ET
  • New Photos of Lennon and Ono's '69 Bed-In Come to Woodstock

    New Photos of Lennon and Ono's '69 Bed-In Come to Woodstock | ARTICLE

    A new photo exhibit at a museum on the site of the 1969 Woodstock concert offers fresh perspective on John Lennon's legacy of peace. "Give Peace A Chance: John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Bed-In For Peace," which...

    June 12, 2009 11:45 AM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder to Help Celebrate Pete Seeger's 90th

    Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder to Help Celebrate Pete Seeger's 90th | ARTICLE

    Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, Tom Morello and dozens of other musicians will help Pete Seeger celebrate his 90th birthday May 3rd, during a concert at Madison Square Garden. The concert, which will also feature performances...

    March 18, 2009 12:57 PM ET
  • Allman Brothers Kick Off Beacon Theatre Run With Levon Helm, Taj Mahal

    Allman Brothers Kick Off Beacon Theatre Run With Levon Helm, Taj Mahal | ARTICLE

    Last night the Allman Brothers Band kicked off a sold-out run of 15 shows at New York City's Beacon Theatre by digging deep into their storied catalog and welcoming the first of what promises to be a...

    March 10, 2009 4:08 PM ET
  • Levon Helm "Thrilled" Black Crowes Will Record New LP at His Ramble Studio

    Levon Helm "Thrilled" Black Crowes Will Record New LP at His Ramble Studio | ARTICLE

    The Black Crowes will record new, original material for an upcoming album during four sold-out concerts at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York, in February and March. This run of performances at the recording studio built...

    December 29, 2008 10:45 AM ET
  • Akon Avoids Jail Time as Fan-Tossing Case Comes to a Close

    Akon Avoids Jail Time as Fan-Tossing Case Comes to a Close | ARTICLE

    Akon avoided jail time today but was sentenced to 65 hours of community service and ordered to pay a $250 fine in the wake of a June 2007 incident at a concert in upstate New York during...

    December 17, 2008 2:15 PM ET
  • Akon Will Stand Trial For Fan Tossing Incident

    Akon Will Stand Trial For Fan Tossing Incident | ARTICLE

    A town justice in upstate New York has ordered Akon to stand trial on charges stemming from an incident at a June 2007 concert, during which the performer is accused of hoisting a 15-year-old fan on his...

    September 3, 2008 2:08 PM ET
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