You’re going to hear a lot of talk about musical legacies, with Levon Helm. With good reason. “The Weight” is also about legacies. It’s about connections. It’s about forming communities. It’s about generosity and shared responsibility. And every time I see and hear my favorite artists play it, I’m grateful for Levon Helm. I’m having […]
The first show after the release of A Friend of A Friend was at the Melting Point in Athens, Georgia, and I was there. They went on an hour late — because, Rawlings said, he was trying to make a set list and eventually just threw up his hands and figured it’d all work out somehow. The result then, and in every tape I’ve heard and show I’ve seen since, was something only slightly more formal than a jam session — which is important.
How is it December already? I find this incredibly unfair. I’m not okay with this at all. If you’ve missed out on tickets to The xx on Tuesday, don’t go and pay double face value just to get in to the sold out show. Tickets are still available for their show in April 2010 with […]