The Allman Brothers Band Returns To The Road
(From Press Release) For anyone wondering about Gregg Allman‘s wellbeing after his successful liver transplant surgery in June, The Allman Brothers Band will be returning to the road this fall for several performances. Allman said in a statement, “I’m ready, I’ve been itching to play since I got the operation and am glad to be back. Can’t thank everyone enough for their help and support.”
The band will do a brief run of dates at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre that are confirmed for November 18-20. Reports say that the group plans to announce more dates for the fall within the next few months. Tickets for Boston go on sale Thursday, August 12 starting at 10 AM.
The Allman Brothers Band’s Confirmed Fall Shows
Thu 11/18 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Fri 11/19 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
Sat 11/20 Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre
For more Allman Brothers Band info, go to: http://www.allmanbrothersband.com/
In related news…
Last Saturday night at Buffalo, NY’s: Rocks The Harbor, Warren Haynes‘ Gov’t Mule paid tribute to Jerry Garcia. During the encore, the band performed “Morning Dew,” a Bonnie Dobson penned cover long associated with Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. Joining Haynes and Co. was opening act Jackie Greene. Greene also sat in for Friday nights performance at Boston’s Bank of America Pavilion for Tom Waits’ “Ol’ ’55” and Allen Toussaint’s “Get Out Of My Life Woman.”
Last night, Greene joined The Mule again along with saxophonist Ron Holloway at Ashburn, VA’s Loudoun Summer Music Festival. The two musical guests collaborated for the songs “Sco-Mule” and “Blind Man In The Dark” at the end of the group’s first set. Holloway and Greene returned at the end of the evenings performance for “Soulshine” and a cover of Al Green’s “Take Me To The River.” Gov’t Mule and Jackie Greene will perform at New York’s Central Park Summerstage this Wednesday, August 11.
For more Gov’t Mule info, go to: http://www.mule.net/
For more Jackie Greene info, go to: http://jackiegreene.com/home/