The "last waltz" is the name given to the final concert performed by The Band, performed on Thanksgiving Day 1976at San Francisco's Winterland. Friends of the Band that decided to perform alongside the band for the last time included: Ronnie Hawkins, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Paul Butterfield, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Ron Wood, Ringo Starr.