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The Allman Brothers Band's final show - 5 years ago last night!

Five years ago today, the Allman Brothers Band played their final show at the Beacon Theatre. You can order a CD of the final show right here. FIVE F'IN YEARS?? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I covered the…
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RIP Robert Hunter, one of the all-time great songwriters

Eyes of the World: An interview with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter So very, very sad to hear that Robert Hunter has passed away. To honor the man, I present my 2015 (?) interview. An edited version ran on WSJ.com as part of a preview…
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Eric Clapton with the Allman Brothers 3/19/09

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It's March 19. On this day in 2009, Eric Clapton played the first of two nights with the Allman Brothers Band, the emotional and musical climax of an incredible 40th anniversary…

9/11 17 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 year, I took the whole family to visit the Flight 93 crash sight in Shanksville, PA and paid our respects. All the same feelings… Seventeen…

Roots Rock Revival back and better than ever - with Jaimoe!

Roots Rock Revival, an annual instructional music camp in the Catskill Mountains, will return for its sixth year this August with an all-star lineup of musicians including hosts Oteil Burbridge and North Mississippi Allstars brothers Luther…

Oteil Free LiveStream - and our BackStory interview in full

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I saw Oteil Burbridge 's Oteil and Friends last night at le Poisson Rouge and it was fantastic. I hadn't realized just how badly I needed a blast of optimistic funky…
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Oysterhead Revisited

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I'm looking forward to seeing Trey Anastasio solo acoustic next month and it got me thinking about how he's so often experimenting with new musical settings and ideas. He told…

Django Reinhardt, 1910-1953

Guitar World used to run little obituaries of guitar greats on its last page, complete with the info and picture of their final resting places. I wrote quite a few of them. It's impossible to overstate the brilliance or impact of Django. Django…

Remembering Glenn Frey

The following piece is written by Bob Lefsetz. I did not write it! Bob writes a great newsletter to which I have subscribed and suggest you do as well. Check it out here, along with his archives. Glenn Frey - by Bob Lefsetz He…

"Standing On The Moon" - Fare The Well 4th of July (Night 2 Chicago)

A little taste of last night's show, via the official video: Trey singing "Standing on the Moon". Soldier Field, Chicago, 7-4-15, Second Show.

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,…

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…