WARREN HAYNES PRESENTS: THE 22ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS JAM
(Press Release) Over the past 22 years Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam has blossomed into a tradition held each December in the guitarist’s hometown of Asheville, NC. Bringing together both bona fide living legends and some of the best young artists touring today.
The event’s reputation as a marathon concert featuring stellar performances and collaborations will be bolstered this year with a line-up highlighted by the legendary Steve Miller Band and the debut performance of The Warren Haynes Band, along with an incredible array of musicians and bands. The Warren Haynes Band is expected to focus on material from Haynes’ forthcoming soul release. The record was recorded in Austin around the time Gov’t Mule recorded By a Thread.
Other confirmed acts include: Dirty Dozen Brass Band, John Bell and JoJo Hermann of Widespread Panic and Drive-By Truckers, among others. A Pre-Jam will once again take place at Asheville, NC’s Orange Peel on December 10. Christmas Jam has raised nearly one million dollars to benefit Habitat for Humanity and built 15 houses for those in need since 1999.
There will be a 2-Day Pre-Sale through Christmas Jam Ticketing beginning this Thursday October 14 at Noon EDT and running until Friday October 15 at 8pm EDT, while supplies last. During the Pre-Sale, Christmas Jam will offer a limited number of 4-Pack Tickets, where fans will be able to save $10 per ticket when purchasing 4.
THE INITIAL LINE-UP:
The Steve Miller Band
The Debut Of The Warren Haynes Band
John Bell of Widespread Panic
John “Jojo” Hermann of Widespread Panic
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band