Live Review: Hot Club of Cowtown and The Dustbowl Revival @ Wolf Trap — 2/2/19

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Hot Club of Cowtown performs at Wolf Trap on Feb. 2, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The Hot Club of Cowtown and The Dustbowl Revival shared the bill at Wolf Trap’s Barns recently for two performances as part of their tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of The Band.

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Preview: The Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown @ Wolf Trap, 2/2/19

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The Dustbowl Revival (Photo by Talley Media)

The Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown have joined forces for their Across the Great Divide Tour, underway now, where they will perform songs from the first two albums by The Band, as well as some of their own material. The Across the Great Divide Tour lands locally at The Barns at Wolf Trap for a matinee show and for an evening show on Saturday, Feb. 2.

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Snapshots: The THE BAND Band @ City Winery — 6/2/18

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The THE BAND Band performs at City Winery DC on June 1, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The THE BAND Band, a critically acclaimed tribute band of The Band, turned in a solid performance at DC’s City Winery on Saturday, performing many of the seminal hits of The Band’s legendary catalog, including “Ophelia,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” “Stage Fright,” “It Makes No Difference,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and this photographer’s personal favorite, “The Weight.” The setlist also included a couple of Bob Dylan tunes, done in recognition of The Band’s time as Dylan’s backing band.

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Don’t Miss: The The Band Band @ City Winery, 6/2/18

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The The Band Band (Photo by Val Green)

Should you form a tribute to The Band, and you want the world to know it, you may well call your act The ‘The Band’ Band. And that’s exactly what five rockin’ gents did. You can see The The Band Band play the songs of The Band at City Winery on Saturday, June 2.

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Music Park: Last Waltz 40 Tour @ MGM National Harbor — 2/4/17

Last Waltz 40 21 Terrence Higgins, Warren Haynes, and Don Was jam to the music of The Band at MGM National Harbor on Feb. 4, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

When I first heard of the concept, I scratched my head a little bit. Warren Haynes of Southern rock band Gov’t Mule teamed up with funk musician and producer Don Was to assemble a group of musicians to recreate the setlist of The Last Waltz, the concert film that captured the last performance of The Band.

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