Amy Helm Covers Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Atlantic City’ At Freshgrass 2019: Pro-Shot Video
Amy Helm brought her band to MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts for a set at the Freshgrass festival on September 20, 2019. Helm’s set included a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Atlantic City” and pro-shot video of the song has been shared by LessThanFace Productions.
Bruce Springsteen originally released “Atlantic City” on his 1982 solo album, Nebraska. The song received a second life when The Band — featuring lead vocals from Amy’s father, Levon Helm, recorded a rendition for their 1993 LP, Jericho. Numerous artists went on to cover “Atlantic City” in the style of The Band including Greensky Bluegrass, who teamed with Aoife O’Donovan for a collaborative version at Freshgrass 2019.
Amy’s band for the Freshgrass set featured Chris Robinson Brotherhood bassist Jeff Hill, keyboardist Kevin Bents, guitarist Mark Marshall and drummer Tony Mason. Watch their version of “Atlantic City” below: