Music photographer Ahron Foster launches Kickstarter for new photo book

New York photographer Ahron Foster in a single moment captured what I believe could be the greatest music photograph ever snapped—Levon Helm on the cover of his 2007 comeback album, “Dirt Farmer.” For a musician who we all felt we knew so much about, primarily from his time with The Band, the look on Levon’sContinue reading “Music photographer Ahron Foster launches Kickstarter for new photo book”

Joan Osborne, Nicki Bluhm, Chris Thile: Levon Helm Studios set for outdoor shows

Levon Helm Studios is charging out of the gate with shows in the wake of officials loosening pandemic restrictions on live music. The Woodstock, New York-venue that was the home of the late Levon Helm will host a series of outdoor shows at the destination known as The Barn. Performances will take place in aContinue reading “Joan Osborne, Nicki Bluhm, Chris Thile: Levon Helm Studios set for outdoor shows”

Van Morrison wants to know: ‘Why Are You On Facebook?’

Van Morrison on May 7 will release his latest record, called appropriately enough, “Latest Record Project: Volume 1.” The 28-track collection marks his 42nd release and showcases creativity through the pandemic lockdown. “Latest Record Project: Volume 1” was touted in an announcement released March 3 as an illustration of Morrison’s “ongoing love of blues, R&B, jazzContinue reading “Van Morrison wants to know: ‘Why Are You On Facebook?’”

Bethel Woods livestream: Restless Age takes on our restless days

Nearly a year into a global pandemic, with the economy in a tailspin and uncertainty consuming just about everything we do, there is little rest to be had, be it physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. To say we are the restless living in a restless age would pretty much sum things up and hit theContinue reading “Bethel Woods livestream: Restless Age takes on our restless days”