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Roger Waters and John Mayer to play Levon Helm Tribute gig 

added: 2 Oct 2012 // by: VVN Music 

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On Wednesday night, a long list of performers will come together at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ for the Love For Levon concert, a tribute to the late Levon Helm and a benefit for his estate to help them keep ownership of home, barn and studio and to continue the weekly Midnight Ramble Sessions.

Don Was and Larry Campbell will lead the all-star band with Keith Wortman (We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash) producing. Appearing will be:

Roger Waters
John Mayer
My Morning Jacket
Eric Church
Ray LaMontagne
Dierks Bentley
Joe Walsh
Gregg Allman
Grace Potter
Garth Hudson of The Band
Marc Cohn
Jakob Dylan
Mike Gordon
Warren Haynes
John Hiatt
Bruce Hornsby
Jorma Kaukonen
The Levon Helm Band
John Prine
Robert Randolph
Mavis Staples
Lucinda Williams

Previously, Sandy and Amy Helm, Levon's wife and daughter, said 'We are deeply moved that so many musicians and friends of Levon's are coming together to celebrate his life and his music, and to help us keep his musical spirit and vision alive in the Midnight Rambles. We want to continue to honor his legacy by creating a musical landmark at the Barn, one that inspires and celebrates Americana music and its heritage.'

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