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  • 'The Last Waltz' Showing at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Jan. 16

    'The Last Waltz' Showing at The Acoustic Cafe in Bridgeport on Jan. 16
    The Last Waltz is the greatest rock 'n' roll movie ever made despite the fact that one of its biggest stars, the Band drummer Levon Helm (pictured), hated it. Levon passed away last year, but Wednesday night you can see and hear him in his prime for free when the Acoustic Café hosts a screening of the iconic film. Overdubs and studio trickery were utilized to make it seem as idealistic and theatric as director Martin Scorsese (and his former roommate, guitarist Robbie Robertson) wished, but all of Helm's parts were left unedited as per his wishes, and they are still somehow the most perfect performances of the lot. Oh, and Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell and Muddy Waters all stop by to hang out and play some songs too.
  • Songs, spirit of The Band captured in show at Keswick Theatre

     
    The success of roots rock group The Band back in its heyday with Dylan came from great musicianship, of course, but also from the ramshackle ramble of its delivery. Garth Hudson at Keswick Theatre's historic organ during Songs of the...

    Talking with The Band's Jim Weider: New projects Percolating with the old

     
    It’s no secret that Jim Weider considers the highlight of his music career to be his time as guitarist in The Band after that iconic roots rock group reassembled in 1983 following a five-year hiatus and the departure of original...

    Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. KRIS ALLEN 2012 was a year of ups ands downs for Kris Allen, who beat Adam Lambert to win Season 8 of “American Idol” in 2009. In May, he...

    Bruce Hornsby's new live album charts on the Billboard 200

    Bruce Hornsby's new live album charts on the Billboard 200
    A new, 27-track live album by Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers was released through Amazon.com last week. For May 2 only "Bride of The Noisemakers" was available as a $3.99 download -- a juicy discount from the normal price of $7.99. The physical...