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Braunstein, Levon Helm honored by Film Festival

Braunstein, Levon Helm honored by Film Festival

The third annual Spirit of Woodstock award presentation, a fundraiser for the 15th Woodstock Film Festival, will honor beloved musician Levon Helm (in memoriam) and local businessman Mark Braunstein of Markertek, a supporter of myriad causes. Levon’s daughter, Amy Helm, and Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Robbie Dupree will each perform a few songs at the event, scheduled...
Carry it on: Larry Campbell wants the music to continue at Levon’s

Carry it on: Larry Campbell wants the music to continue at Levon’s

It was out of the ordinary. Something you might even label ‘magic’ happened on Plochmann Lane, maybe 30 Saturday nights a year for the past eight years. What began as a small blues jam, a rent party to help pay the mortgage on his barn home/studio, anchored by the rock solid drumming of Levon Helm,...
Man of the earth, soul for the ages: Levon passes on

Man of the earth, soul for the ages: Levon passes on

“It was late on an Autumn afternoon, the maples and oaks were glowing orange and red, and I couldn’t take my eyes off Overlook Mountain and the rolling terrain,” Levon Helm wrote in his 1993 autobiography, of the moment in 1967 when he first arrived here. “From that first day, the Catskills reminded me of...
Levon Helm passes on

Levon Helm passes on

According to reports, Levon Helm passed away at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. The 71-year-old drummer whose Midnight Ramble concerts at his studio/home in Woodstock over the last eight years restored the luster to his career, not to mention the town itself, was battling a new...