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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

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Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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This Day in Music History: The Band holds The Last Waltz, Band Aid records “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

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This Day in Music History: The Band holds The Last Waltz, Band Aid records “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

1961 – The Everly Brothers report for duty as artillerymen at Camp Pendleton in southern California after joining the Marine Corps Reserves. By enlisting together, the brothers ensured that they would not be drafted – or separated.

1969 – As a protest against Britain’s military involvement in foreign conflicts, John Lennon returns his Member of the British Empire medal, with an attached letter that reads: “Your Majesty, I am returning this MBE in protest against Britain’s involvement in the Nigeria-Biafra thing, against our support of America in Vietnam, and against ‘Cold Turkey’ slipping down the charts. With love, John Lennon ...

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Warren Haynes to bring The Last Waltz 40th anniversary tribute to Verizon Hall

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Warren Haynes to bring The Last Waltz 40th anniversary tribute to Verizon Hall

Warren Haynes’ The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Tribute

On November 25th, 1976 over a dozen of the era’s most influential musicians gathered at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco to bid farewell to The Band. With filmmaker Martin Scorsese on hand, along with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, Dr. John, The Staple Singers and so many more, The Last Waltz became an epic music documentary classic and, in some circles, as synonymous with Thanksgiving as “Alice’s Restaurant.”

With this month marking the concert’s 40th anniversary, Warren Haynes has curated a tribute band that will make the rounds ...

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This Day in Music History: David Bowie releases The Man Who Sold The World, The Last Waltz premieres

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This Day in Music History: David Bowie releases The Man Who Sold The World, The Last Waltz premieres

1957 – Jackie Wilson makes his US chart debut with “Reet Petite.”

1965 – The Beatles record “What Goes On.”

1967 – Pink Floyd makes their US live debut at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco, California. They share the bill with local group Big Brother & The Holding Company and singer/songwriter Richie Havens.

1968 – In Providence RI, Cream perform their last US concert.

1970 – David Bowie releases his third studio album. The Man Who Sold the World features the nucleus of what becomes the Spiders from Mars backing band.

1977 – Director Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed documentary of The ...

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‘The Last Waltz’ turning 40: box set on the way; Phosphorescent, Nels Cline, Natalie Prass & more playing tribute at The Cap

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The new box set features outtakes, rehearsals and more.

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Kathleen Edwards calls it quits; watch an alternate version of The Last Waltz

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Kathleen Edwards | Photo by Dave Chan / for the Toronto StarWhen we last heard from singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards, she was in Philly at World Cafe Live in February, 2012 to support her last album, Voyageur, a record she made with her then boyfriend, Justin Vernon. How’d that go for Edwards? … Continued

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