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Phil Lesh’s Grandson Named After Levon Helm
Brian Lesh, son of former Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh, currently plays guitar with his father in their San Rafael, Calif. music venue Terrapin Crossroads. But before that they occasionally jammed together with the late Levon Helm at Helm's famous studio/barn in Woodstock, N.Y., wit…
Elton John to Join Grammy Awards Tribute to Levon Helm
Elton John will join a stagefull of musicians to honor the late Levon Helm during the in memoriam moment at the 2013 Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 10). The all-star lineup will perform the Band song 'The Weight' as the Academy honors musicians who died in the last 12 months.
Levon Helm Documentary To Be Released in 2013
Film distributor Kino Lorber has acquired the rights to an upcoming documentary, 'Ain't in it for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm.' The movie will be shown in theaters across America in early-2013, with video on-demand and home video release expected to take place in the summer.
Levon Helm Memorial To Take Place April 26
In the last decade of his life, Levon Helm opened up his home in Woodstock, N.Y. for his Midnight Ramble concerts. Therefore, it’s fitting that it will be the site of a memorial for him. Rolling Stone is reporting that the service will take place on April 26 from 10AM to 3PM. Helm passed away on Apr…
Levon Helm Dead at 71
Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist with the legendary rock group simply known as the Band, died today (April 19) at the age of 71 after a battle with cancer.  His wife Sandy and daughter Amy posted the news of his imminent exit on his official website earlier this week.