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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…
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Some thoughts on Paul McCartney and Bob Dylan shows

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I was motivated to go see Paul McCartney last night pretty directly by Gregg Allman’s passing. Same thing that drove me to see Bob Dylan and John Prine a few months ago. I hadn’t…
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9/11 16 years later - still raw

Reposted today, as I do every year on this date. I don’t think the words will ever be any less true. Last week, the whole family visited the Flight 93 crash sight in Shanksville, PA and paid our respects. All the same feelings… Fifteen…

Scott Sharrard goes deep about Gregg Allman's Southern Blood

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Scott Sharrard joined Gregg Allman’s band as guitarist in 2008 and became the Musical Director in 2014. His first run as MD was at the Macon Opera House, shows captured on…

Gregg Allman: A Personal Reflection

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});  I am re-posting in advance of the Friday, September 8 release of his final album, Southern Blood. “Check this out, man!” Gregg Allman leaned back in his…
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Roots Rock Revival: What It's All About

On Monday, August 14, some 100 music lovers and jam fiends from all over the world will descend on the Full Moon Resort near Woodstock New York for the fifth annual Roots Rock Revival music camp. Roots Rock was the brainchild of Allman Brothers…

Watch video for Gregg Allman's "My Only True Friend"

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rounder Records has released a video for "My Only True Friend," the first single off of Gregg Allman's last album, Southern Blood, which will be released Sept. 8 but can…
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Watkins Glen Summer Jam: the story behind the largest rock festival

In honor of Jerry Garcia's 75th birthday, I present this extensive, exclusive article on the Watkins Glen Summer Jam, at the time the largest concert ever. What an event. This story ran in a Grateful Dead one shot I wrote and edited for Parade…
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Scott Sharrard on Gregg Allman - w/ song preview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I interviewed Scott Sharrard, who played guitar with Gregg Allman since 2008 and became the musical director in 2015, for my Guitar World tribute to Gregg. I could only use a couple…
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Introducing my Chinese bandmates to the Allman Brothers Band

This is an excerpt of my first book, Big in China. Signed copies are available directly from me here, where you can also learn a lot more about the book. It is also available in Kindle right here or as an Audiobook…