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Gregg Allman, Joe Walsh Highlight Levon Helm Tribute Concert

An all-star collection of talent from across the musical spectrum will pay tribute to Levon Helm of the Band, who died on April 19 following a lengthy bout with cancer. "Love for Levon" will take place at the IZOD Center in E. Rutherford, N.J. on Oct. 3.

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Midnight Rambles Carry On Without Levon Helm

The Midnight Ramble, the intimate concerts Levon Helm of the Band held in his Woodstock, N.Y. barn, are continuing, even though the drummer and singer passed away on April 19. The shows resumed May 26, with the second taking place on June 8.

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Levon Helm Recorded With Glen Hansard Before His Death

Many are turning to the music to remember the Band's late drummer and vocalist Levon Helm, but singer Glen Hansard has something a little cooler than what the rest of us have. He's got an actual recording.

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Levon Helm Featured on All-Star Amnesty International Single

It should come as no surprise that Levon Helm was working right up until his untimely passing on April 19 -- or that one of his final studio performances was delivered for a very good cause. Along with an impressive all-star cast that included Rosanne Cash, Donald Fagen, Warren Haynes, Eric Burdon, Marianne Faithfull, Taj Mahal, and many more, Helm contributed to 'Toast to Freedom,' a new single recorded in honor of Amnesty International's 50th anniversary.

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Levon Helm Laid To Rest

A week after his death, family, friends and fans of the late Levon Helm packed into his Woodstock, N.Y. barn/studio/performance space to pay their final respects to the singer and drummer of the Band. Helm passed away on April 19 after a long battle with throat cancer.

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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 April 19 at the age of 71 after a lengthy bout with throat cancer. Friends and fans are invited to attend.

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John Fogerty + the Black Keys Honor Levon Helm at Coachella

Coachella attendees got a treat Friday night when John Fogerty and the Black Keys teamed up to pay their respects to Levon Helm, drummer for the Band, who died last week after a long battle with cancer.

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Bob Dylan Responds to Levon Helm’s Passing

Levon Helm's death yesterday (April 19) at the age of 71 sent waves of grief through the musical community, prompting eloquent tributes and emotional remembrances from some of the many fans and fellow artists the drummer touched during his career. Levon's friend and former boss, Bob Dylan, has added a few words of his own.

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Levon Helm Dead: Musicians React on Twitter

The death earlier today (April 19) of Levon Helm, legendary singer and drummer for the Band, has resulted in a swift outpouring of Twitter messages expressing love and respect for the legend and his music. You can read the words of rockers such a

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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.

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