The Black Crowes will record new, original material for an upcoming album during four sold-out concerts at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York, in February and March. This run of performances at the recording studio built decades ago by the 2008 Grammy winner and former drummer for the Band are being billed as "Cabin Fever Winter 2009." The shows on February 21, 22, 28 and March 1 sold out in less than two days.Levon Helm (and band) is playing the Beacon Theatre in NYC on March 5th & 6th. Tickets go on Concertmaps presale Wednesday at 10AM. Tickets go on Ticketmaster Am Ex & "Venue" presale two hours after that, and then finally on regular sale Saturday at 10AM.
"We're thrilled," Helm, who's not scheduled to perform, tells Rolling Stone. "It kind of shows me that we're doing things right." Over the last few years Helm has staged "Midnight Ramble" house concerts at the studio -- Saturday night performances Rolling Stone named Best Jam Session that feature special guests sitting in with the Levon Helm Band... [Rolling Stone]
The Levon Helm Band is also playing Wellmont Theatre in Jersey on February 7th. All dates, including a bunch of Rambles, below...
Levon Helm Band - 2009 Tour Dates
Jan 10 - Midnight Ramble, Woodstock, NY
Jan 17 - Midnight Ramble, Woodstock, NY
Jan 24 - Midnight Ramble, Woodstock, NY
Jan 30 - Acoustic Ramble, Woodstock, NY
Jan 31 - Midnight Ramble, Woodstock, NY
Feb 07 @ Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ
Feb 21 @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NY (Black Crowes)
Feb 22 @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NY (Black Crowes)
Feb 28 @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NY (Black Crowes)
Mar 01 @ Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NY (Black Crowes)
Mar 05 @ Beacon Theatre in NYC
Mar 06 @ Beacon Theatre in NYC