The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is thrilled to announce the highly acclaimed The Last Waltz Tour: A Celebration of The Band’s Historic Farewell Concert will be making an appearance on Sunday, November 17th!
The Last Waltz Tour: A Celebration of The Band’s Historic Farewell Concert features a star-studded lineup led by GRAMMY® Award-winning guitar legend and vocalist Warren Haynes and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer/musician Don Was, with Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, John Medeski, Terence Higgins, and Mark Mullins & The Levee Horns featuring the original horn arrangements of Allen Toussaint. Very special guests Cyril Neville (The Neville Brothers), Dave Malone (The Radiators), and Bob Margolin (Longtime Muddy Waters guitarist who performed with Waters and The Band in the original Last Waltz) will be featured throughout the tour.
Over forty years ago, The Band performed their final concert to a sold-out crowd with a who’s-who of Rock’N Roll royalty in attendance. “As far as farewells go, this one was major,” stated Rolling Stone Magazine in 2016 expose about the famed concert. The evening culminated with “Don’t Do It,” The Band’s cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Baby Don’t You Do It.” After the last note, Robbie Robertson, The Bands’ lead guitarist, songwriter and a founding member, said “Goodnight. Goodbye.” walking off stage, forever immortalizing this epic event.