The public has been invited to the studio of Levon Helm in Woodstock, NY on Thursday to celebrate the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members life and work. Helm died on April 19 after a battle with throat cancer.
The announcement was posted on Helm’s official site:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Levon’s friends & fans are invited to pay their final respects on Thursday, April 26, 2012 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at his home/studio in Woodstock. Personal vehicles will not be permitted at the studio, however. Parking will be available at 3 locations in Woodstock: The Woodstock Playhouse 103 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, Cucina Woodstock, 109 Mill Hill Road and Andy Lee Field, Rock City Road, Woodstock.
Buses will run continuously between 10 and 3 from Andy Lee Field and from The Woodstock Playhouse.
Thank you, all, for your kindness and respect for privacy during this very emotional time.
It was at his studio that he hosted his Midnight Ramble shows on many Friday nights where some of the greats of music would sit in and play for a small audience.
Helm’s body will be laid to rest at Woodstock Cemetery next to the Band bassist, Rick Danko.
Read more at VVN Music