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Stars gather to recreate the Band's Last Waltz gig

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Nov 22, 2013 | 12:47pm EST

Members of Wilco, Delta Spirit and Guster are teaming up to recreateThe Band's farewell gig, dubbed the Last Waltz, almost 37 years to the day of the fabled concert. The Band staged their finale at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom, but the latest tribute to one of the most famous shows in music history will be staged at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. Billed as The Complete Last Waltz, the show will feature all 41 songs performed at the original gig by guests including Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Actor Josh Lucas and author Colin Broderick will recreate Michael McClure and Lawrence Ferlinghetti's recitals from the original Last Waltz for the show on 27 November (13).

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