Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, John Medeski and Don Was will be among the musicians performing the music of The Band’s 1976 “Last Waltz” concert at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank, Nov. 6. Tickets go on sale Sept. 6 at 10 a.m.; visit ticketmaster.com.
The concert will also feature Terence Higgins, Dave Malone of The Radiators, Cyril Neville of The Neville Brothers, Bob Margolin (who performed with Muddy Waters at the original Last Waltz concert), Mark Mullins and The Levee Horns.
The tour is being produced in association with Band member Robbie Robertson, and follows “Last Waltz” shows in New Orleans in 2016, and a Last Waltz Tour in 2017.
The original “Last Waltz” concert, held at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco, was The Band’s farewell concert, and featured guests such as Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young. It was subsequently documented in a triple album (with some studio recordings added) and a Martin Scorsese-directed film that is often included in lists of the best concert movies ever.
For information, visit TheLastWaltz.com.
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