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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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RIP Johnny Sandlin: An interview with one of his oldest friends.

Johnny Sandlin's  death was the fourth terrible blow this year to the Allman Bothers Band community, following the losses of Butch Trucks, Col. Bruce Hampton and, of course, Gregg Allman. Sandlin was probably the least known outside…

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…

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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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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Reflecting on 25 Years of Interviewing Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The surprising secret at the heart of Gregg Allman's blues-rock music: He was really a folkie soul singer. I wrote this personal reminiscence of Gregg Allman for Billboard. Re-posted…
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My Gregg Allman obit for the Wall Street Journal

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I wrote the Wall Street Journal obituary for Gregg just over a month ago. I have to say that in such times, going to work is a great relief even as it is a stress. Like…
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Jaimoe's Jasssz Band going strong

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rather unexpectedly, Jaimoe is the last of the original Allman Brothers Band members still performing regularly. Just looking at that sentence is so sad that I can't even dwell…
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Complete 2015 interview with Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In 2015, I interviewed Gregg for the Wall Street Journal as he was promoting the release of his two-CD live album, Back To Macon, GA. The story caused a bit of a stir,…
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Back Where It All Begins: Allman Brothers Band, Fillmore East, 1970

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Just a reminder on this sad day of Gregg's funeral why we care so much. Rest in Peace, brother Gregg. amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true"; amzn_assoc_tracking_id…