The exceptional legacy of Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist with the legendary Americana act The Band, will be celebrated by a cast of stellar musicians on April 22. 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, he had a successful solo career; his last three solo albums Dirt Farmer, Electric Dirt and Ramble At The Ryman were all Grammy Award winners.
The fifth anniversary show will feature performances from Patrick Bergin, Bronagh Gallagher, Gavin Glass, Square Pegs (featuring Graham Hopkins (The Frames) and Colm Quearney (ex-Lir), Darling, Left, Right and Centre, Rag Mama Rag and some very special guests to be announced. Each act will perform music from all stages of Levon’s career, from early act The Hawks (with Ronnie Hawkins) through to his final solo output.
After the live entertainment, DJs will play a selection of songs by Levon, The Band and friends late into the night. The Sugar Club will play host to this special event, which is not to be missed.
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For more information on this very special night see www.facebook.com/LevonHelmTributeDublin
For more information contact Roisin Dwyer, [email protected] or 085 7129628
Tickets priced €22.50 (excluding booking fee) are available from www.thesugarclub.com and by emailing [email protected]
All proceeds go to The Irish Cancer Society.