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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…

Guitars That Jam - Blakesberg Available Now

My friend Jay Blakesberg has a great new book Guitars That Jam: Portraits of the World's Most Storied Rock Guitars. It features a Forweord by Warren Haynes and pictures and the stories behind. Here is a sampling of the goodies therein. There…

PREVIEW "Spots of Time" - Warren Haynes Announces Details of Album with Railroad Earth

Warren Haynes has announced the details for Ashes and Dust, his new album with Railroad Earth, due out July 24 on Concord Record. I visited Warren in the studio during the recording and was able to hear rough mixes of over half the…
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B.B. and Buddy - my story in the New Yorker

In 1995, I had dinner with BB King and Buddy Guy in an Austin, Texas studio. It was after rehearsal and before recording the Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan. As we ate, the two had the most incredible conversation, all captured on my tape recorder…

Where Ya Been Frank Marino

Amazon.com Widgets In 2005, I caught up with Mahogany Rush's Frank Marino for Guitar World. Just stumbled back across this story and enjoyed reading it I hope you do, too. After touring as the leader of Mahogany Rush for over 20 years,…

B.B. King video lesson 2 - soloing

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B.B. King video lesson - playing scales

How about a video lesson from B.B. King? With the terrible news this week that the King is in home hospice care, I want to celebrate his legacy as much as possible. That's my friend Askold Buk interviewing B.B. King in this great clip…

Gregg Allman at the Roxy - By Bob Lefestz

THE FOLLOWING WAS NOT WRITTEN BY ME, BUT BY BOB LEFSETZ. I don't agree with it all - "hot 'Lanta" is not GA's showcase - but totally dig the concept, and shared it here, because I thought my readers would enjoy. I have been a regular…

Carlos Santana and Warren Haynes to Join Phil Lesh at Lockn’

Well, this could be interesting. Phil Lesh & Friends will perform twice at this year’s Lockn’ Festival and number two will feature special guest Carlos Santana joining Warren Haynes, Barry Sless, Rob Barraco and John Molo. This…