Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist with the legendary Americana act, The Band.
Levon’s work with the seminal outfit includes the classic albums Music From Big Pink, The Band and the era-defining long-player and concert film The Last Waltz. In addition, hehad a successful solo career; his last three solo albums Dirt Farmer, Electric Dirt and Ramble At The Ryman were all Grammy Award winners.
The anniversary will be marked with a tribute concert featuring some of Ireland’s foremost musicians. The Walls, Republic Of Loose, The Mighty Stef, The Lost Brothers, Gavin Glass, Valerie Francis, The Group (Last Waltz Tribute Act), The Trouble Pilgrims (feat members of The Radiators From Space), Pete Cummins and more will perform music from all stages of Levon’s career, from early act The Hawks (with Ronnie Hawkins) through to his final solo output.
The Sugar Club will play host to this special event, which is not to be missed – Tonight.
All proceeds go to The Irish Cancer Society.
Tickets on sale now priced €14.50 (including booking fee) available here
For more see www.facebook.com/LevonHelmTributeDublin