The Last Waltz recreated

From The Rolling Stone: “On Saturday night at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, a group of mostly indie-rock artists from Brooklyn – and their friends and heroes – all converged on stage for a three and a half hour tribute to the Band’s swan song, The Last Waltz, which originally took place on Thanksgiving 1976, also in San Francisco. Dubbed The Complete Last Waltz, the evening featured all 41 songs performed at the original concert (only some of which made the final cut for the accompanying, famed concert film) complete with special guests, such as Wilco’s Nels Cline performing the role of Eric Clapton. The original concert had more than a dozen such cameo appearances from marquee artists including, in addition to Clapton, Bob Dylan, Dr. John, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters and Neil Diamond.”

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