Star-Studded Lineup Pays Tribute to Levon Helm at the Izod Center
‘Love For Levon,’ a tribute concert to the late Levon Helm brought an all-star group of musicians to the Izod Center in Newark last night.
Helm, the singer and drummer for rock legends The Band, died on April 19 of this year after a long stuggle with cancer.
The list of performers included an eclectic list of acts indicative of The Band’s widespread influence. Among those who played were: Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket, John Mayer, Joe Walsh, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Gregg Allman, Bruce Hornsby, Ray LaMontagne, John Hiatt, Grace Potter, Warren Haynes, Lucinda Williams, Mavis Staples, Allan Toussaint, Robert Randolph, John Prine, Jorma Kaukonen, Marc Cohn and The Levon Helm Band.
Check out a video of the evening’s finale as the entire bill of musicians took the stage to perform The Band’s signature hit, “The Weight.”