- 28 Mar 15
The Cavan outfit join The Minutes, Gavin Glass, The Lost Brothers and more to honour The Band legend
The act are the latest addition to the cast for A Tribute To Levon Helm in The Sugar Club on April 17. Now in its third year the show will mark the late Band man's anniversary in style with a host of performances from superb Irish acts. The line-up already include The Minutes, Gavin Glass, The Lost Brothers, Graham Hopkins (The Frames) and Colm Quearney (ex Lir), The Group (Last Waltz Tribute Act), The Trouble Pilgrims and Luan Parle. 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, DJ Karl Tsigdinos play a selection of songs by Levon, The Band and friends late into the night.
Tickets are priced at €17.50 (excluding booking fee) and are on sale now from thesugarclub.com or by emailing [email protected] All proceeds will go to The Irish Cancer Society.
Levon’s work with seminal outfit The Band 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 albums Dirt Farmer, Electric Dirt and Ramble At The Ryman were all Grammy Award winners.