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Ray LaMontagne, Levon Helm coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater




Today's topic: Rootsy Americana-rock, and how it's coming to Clearwater.

Trouble-some singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne, above, and his band, the Pariah Dogs, are coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Nov. 5 with the Levon Helm Band. Yes, THAT Levon Helm, as in the drummer for The Band.

What these two lack in big-city slickness, they make up for with pure blues-country voices and Americana sensibilities. This is as rootsy and rusty as it gets. You can bet a ton of WMNF listeners will be in the audience for this one.

Tickets go onsale Friday at noon, and are priced at $39.50-$69.50. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*. Photo: Getty Images.

[Last modified: Monday, September 13, 2010 10:14am]


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