Listening to Levon: FloydFest 2010

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Levon Helm will be driving Dixie down to the Dreaming Creek Stage this summer. The iconic drummer from The Band has been announced as an initial headliner of FloydFest, which will take place July 22-25 in its usual beautiful setting just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd, Va. Now rolling as a solo act, Helm tours with a killer band that includes guitarist Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh). He plays some expected Band classics as well as material from his two latest solo albums, “Dirt Farmer” and “Electric Dirt.”

Other acts on the bill include Blue King Brown, Soulive, Eric Krasno & Chapter 2, Cornmeal, The Low Anthem, Pimps of Joytime, Mountain Heart, Flam Chen, Joe Pug, Wiyos . Adrienne Young, R.I.S.E., Dangermuffin, Miss Tess, Christabel & The Jons, Boulder Acoustic Society, Holy Ghost Tent Revival . Packway Handle Band, Soulhound, Two Man Gentlemen Band, and The Mantras. Read more and look for additional line-up announcements here.

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