The multi-city tour kicks off at the legendary Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York on November 5, 2019, and continues throughout November making stops at historic venues across the east coast. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10 AM (Local Time) at http://thelastwaltz.com. * Saint Augustine Amphitheatre tickets will go on sale September 13, at 10 AM. VIP packages, including great seats and exclusive merchandise, will be available. Tour dates and venues are listed below.
The Last Waltz Tour 2019: 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 whos-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.
“It is such an honor that the musical celebration of The Last Waltz and The Band carries on today. Blackbird Presents and this extraordinary lineup of talent makes me proud to be a part of this ongoing and wonderful tradition.” Says Robbie Robertson.