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Roger Waters at Yankee Stadium, July 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
Roger Waters

Roger Waters has been added to the big "Love for Levon" tribute that goes down next week (10/3) at the Izod Center. The onetime Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist joins the likes of Gregg Allman, John Mayer, My Morning Jacket, John Prine, Warren Hayes, Garth Hudson, Grace Potter and more in the all-star band that will celebrate the life and music of Levon Helm who lost his battle with cancer back in April. A full list of performers for "Love for Levon" is below.

Tickets are still available and please remember that the whole show is a benefit with net proceeds from the concert helping support "the lasting legacy of Levon Helm by helping his estate keep ownership of his home, barn and studio, and to continue The Midnight Ramble Sessions." We are, however, also giving a pair away. Details on how to enter are below.

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The B-52's

A couple B-52's related items for your late Friday. First, Fred Schneider will be helping former Bongo Richard Barone celebrate the 25th anniversary of his 1987 solo debut Cool Blue Halo tonight (5/4) at City Winery. Tickets are still available and other guests include Tony Visconti and Garth Hudson.

Secondly, in addition to the amphitheater shows they're doing with Squeeze and other previously mentioned gigs, The B-52's 35th Anniversary Tour will make a stop in NYC at Irving Plaza on August 9. All tour dates are at the bottom of this post.

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