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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…

Warren Haynes announces tour dates with Ashes and Dust Band

Warren Haynes has announced a fall tour with his new project, the Ashes & Dust Band. The group, which features drummer Jeff Sipe and string trio ChessBoxer, will kick off its tour in Kansas City on September 22 in support of Haynes’ forthcoming…

Warren Haynes and Railroad Earth tour dates announced

Warren Haynes has announced new tour dates with Railroad Earth. The guitarist, who teamed up with the band for his upcoming albumAshes and Dust, has added a pair of June gigs in Nashville, as well as an appearance at Gathering of the Vibes…

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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RIP Brian Farmer, another good man gone too soon.

  Re-posting this today, marking two years since Farmer's death. I am very proud that I own his Strat. Miss this guy very much.  * Warren Haynes’ longtime and much beloved guitar tech Brian Farmer died Sunday August 24,…
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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…
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ABB done at end of the year - but not yet!

Gregg Allman told Relix that the Allman Brothers Band will no longer tour regularly after 2014. "This is it—this is the end of it,” he told Relix, as part of an interview for the magazine's 40th anniversary issue. "Forty five years is…

Warren Haynes on his Jerry Garcia tribute & Gov't Mule's Shout!

“No journalist knows the ins and outs of the Allman Brothers Band better than Alan Paul.” -Warren Haynes, speaking about One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band This weekend is Warren Haynes' 25th Annual XMas…
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Warren Haynes likes One Way Out

As I get ready to head to Scranton for the first annual PeachFest, here's another reason  to go spend a lousy 3 bucks on One Way Out: An Oral History of the Allman Brothers Band: "No journalist knows the ins and outs of the Allman Brothers…

Some Soulshine for the 800th rainy day in a row

The sun may never shine again in the Northeast, so you might as well focus on letting your soul shine. Bluesman Larry McCray, an old friend of Warren Haynes', was the first one to record this. This goes out to my brother Woodie Wu and to the…
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Big in China Excerpt: The Ecstasy of the evangelist. Preaching the blues in Changsha

"What a romp. After writing about music for years, Alan Paul walked the walk, preaching the blues in China. Anyone who doubts that music is bigger than words needs to read this great tale.” -Gregg Allman, the Allman Brothers Band —This…