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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…

An Interview with Leon Russell

When Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi first began working together as the Soul Stew Revival in 2008, Kirk West gave them a copy of Mad Dogs & Englishmen and suggested that was the kind of rock and roll circus they should aim to create.…
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Derek Trucks 2006 interview: "It’s really nice to get away from the kid thing."

In honor of the release of the Tedeschi Trucks Band's Let Me Get By, which I believe not only represents a quantum leap in the band's development but is the great Derek Trucks studio statement we've all been waiting for, I present this 2006…
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Derek Trucks on Joyful Noise

From the archives and just dug out. I wrote this article for Guitar World in 2002. Enjoy. Joyful Noise (Columbia) is Derek Trucks’ third album but  the first that he could bear to listen to by the time it was released. “My…

New Tedeschi Trucks Band Album - January 29

This is a press release - not my words or thoughts! I just thought my people would want the info. On January 29th, 2016 Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband-and-wife team of singer-guitarist Susan Tedeschi and guitar virtuoso Derek Trucks,…

Full Set Video - Tedeschi Trucks Band and Friends, Mad Dogs and Englishmen

// Tedeschi Trucks Band & Friends, Tribute To Joe Cocker and Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Lockn' Festival, Arrington, VA - 9/11/15 Introduction, The Letter, Darling Be Home Soon, Cry Me A River, Girl…
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Gregg Allman Announces Spring Tour Dates/ TTB to tour with Sharon Jones

Gregg Allman has announced a spring tour, starting March 13 in Northfield, OH at the Hard Rock Casino. The Gregg Allman Band has been sounding really strong and has added a lot more Allman Brothers tunes to the setlist since the band's…
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Duane Allman's 1957 Les Paul goldtop is at the Beacon. The story...

It was very moving to see Derek Trucks play Duane Allman's 1957 Les Paul goldtop at the Beacon Weds. night. Duane is always on stage with the Allman Brothers band but that brought this fact home in a serious way. Enjoy the photo by my friend…
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One Way Out excerpt: The recording of At Fillmore East

In honor of the release of the expanded The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings, I present the following excerpt from One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band. This is a partial, very abridged version of Chapter 8. To read…

From the archives: Derek Trucks, Family Man

I moved back from Beijing just before New Year's 2009 and was a bit adrift after a tremendous 3.5 year run there. I had left an award-winning column, an award-winning band and an exciting life I loved. I was sitting in an empty, drafty house…
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Derek Trucks on why he's leaving the Allman Brothers Band: "Sometimes you just have to step away."

In January, Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes issued a joint statement that they would no longer tour with the Allman Brothers Band after this year. Though Gregg Allman said in an interview that the guitarists’ departure would likely…