Levon Helm

Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley at the 55th GRAMMYs

Country Music Was A Major Focus Of The 55th GRAMMY Awards

No country artist swept any of the major, multi-genre awards this year, as Lady Antebellum did in 2011. But in terms of overall exposure, country music was well-represented during the 55th GRAMMY Awards.

02/11/2013

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Elton, Mumford Lead Levon Helm GRAMMY Tribute

The GRAMMYs paid tribute to the late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm with a moving all-star tribute. A supergroup, featuring musical director/guitarist and 12-time GRAMMY winner T-Bone Burnett, took to the stage to the instantly recognizable […]

02/10/2013

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Zac Brown Has A Busy GRAMMY Weekend Ahead Of Him

Since releasing their album Uncaged last summer, the Zac Brown Band has been nothing but busy. And this weekend will be no different, as Uncaged has been nominated for a GRAMMY Award for Best Country Album.

02/08/2013

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GRAMMYs Announce Levon Helm Tribute With Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown

The GRAMMYs just announced that The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm will be the subject of a tribute performance at this weekend’s 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  T-Bone Burnett will be the musical director for the […]

02/06/2013

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Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Joe Walsh, Grace Potter, More Pay Tribute To Levon Helm In New Jersey

Country stars Eric Church and Dierks Bentley joined legendary rock artists Gregg Allman, Joe Walsh, and Roger Waters to pay tribute to The Band’s late drummer/singer/mandolin player, Levon Helm, who passed away earlier this year.

10/04/2012

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Eric Church Gets ‘Pretty Incredible Note’ From Bruce Springsteen

Eric Church is pretty excited about “incredible note” he received from rocker Bruce Springsteen!

08/24/2012

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Taylor Swift Tour Opener Brings Southern Rock To Sold-Out NYC Crowd

South Carolina rockers NEEDTOBREATHE have been together for over a decade, but it wasn’t until a certain country star invited them on tour that they hit the mainstream.

04/20/2012

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RIP Levon Helm of The Band

Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist of country-rooted rock group The Band and occasional actor (Coal Miner’s Daughter), lost his decade-long battle with cancer today at the age of 71.

04/19/2012