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Levon Helm Band & Ray LaMontagne Play Bass Concert Hall, 11/12

The Levon Helm Band and Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs are confirmed to perform at Bass Concert Hall on Friday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 30 at noon at the following authorized ticket outlets, which include the Bass Concert Hall ticket office, most H-E-B stores and all Texas Box Office outlets, online at TexasPerformingArts.org, or by calling (512) 477-6060 or (800) 982-BEVO (2386).

Levon Helm, legendary American rock musician and drummer (and often vocalist) for The Band is known for his deeply soulful, country-style voice, and powerful drumming style highlighted on many of The Band's recordings, such as "The Weight", "Up on Cripple Creek", "Ophelia" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down". His 2007 solo album Dirt Farmer earned the Grammy Award® for Best Traditional Folk Album in February 2008, and in November of that year, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him among the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time.

Ray LaMontagne is touring in support of his fourth album, God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise; and for the first time the singer/songwriter has defined himself within a band setting, rather than as a solo artist, performing as Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs. LaMontagne's 2008 album Gossip in the Grain, debuted in the top five on the Billboard charts; garnered two 2010 Grammy nominations; earned him a coveted slot performing on Saturday Night Live; and continued the expansion of a highly-respected career that began with his first album, Trouble, in 2004.

Texas Performing Arts employs over 70 university students each semester, serving in many capacities across the organization. As a natural extension of students' educational experience, these opportunities enhance personal and professional development and provide leadership training. Funding comes from a variety of sources, including university work-study programs and generous contributions from our donors.

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