Levon Helm

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…
Various Artists, ‘Love for Levon’ — Album Review
On Oct. 3, 2012, less than six months after Levon Helm lost his long battle with cancer, a large and eclectic group of his friends, family, and peers assembled on stage at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., paying tribute to the man and his musical legacy in front of nearly 20,000 fans. The r…
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 Loses Battle to Throat Cancer
The great drummer and singer of the group “The Band” died Thursday at the age of 71 after over a decade long battle with throat cancer.
The sad news was released on Helm’s website, “Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon...