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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…

Jimmy Herring takes one of Jerry Garcia's guitars for a spin.

Check this out: Jimmy Herring played Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500 guitar that was sold for almost $250K in a 2013 auction. Garcia played the guitar extensively in the mid 70's. the following video and picture were posted on the instagram…

Weir and Garcia on Letterman

Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir on Letterman, 4-13-82. Cool stuff. Includes performances of "Deep Ellum Blues" and "Monkey and the Engineer." Jerry and Bob both display pretty crackin' senses of humor. "I'd like to apologize for having no memory." //…

Win this photo!

Less than 24 hours left to enter to win an 8 x 10 copy of the final image in the One Way Out paperback! Kirk West captured this shot just after the final note of the Allman Brothers Band career, Beacon Theatre, 10-28-14. Prize is an…

The Trail He Blazed: RIP Earl Lloyd

Original Old School: The Trail He Blazed  I was very sad to hear about the death of Earl Lloyd yesterday. He broke the NBA's color barrier over 60 years ago. I spoke to him years ago, for  SLAM Issue 94.  He came into the league in…

Layla vocals and lead guitar only - Wow

I just came across the video below, which includes the audo of Layla, stripped down to lead guitar and vocals. Or so it says; certain lead tracks are definitely not there. You will hear what's missing. But it is a fascinating and sometimes eerie…

TTB + Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings To Tour this summer

The Tedeschi Trucks Band is joining forces with modern soul legends Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and acclaimed guitarist and longtime TTB friend and collaborator Doyle Bramhall II for a summer tour. The Wheels of Soul 2015 tour starts…
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One Way Out paperback Release Events

Well, here it comes on February 24: the paperback edition of One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band, updated with an extensive new chapter on the Allman Brothers Band's tumultuous final year, and 15 new photos by Kirk West,…

Dickey Betts and Great Southern Announce first 2015 dates - UPDATED WITH NEW GIGS

Dickey Betts & Great Southern cancelled three recent appearances so that Dickey could be at the bedside of a close family member battling cancer. Yesterday they announced four dates in May, their first confirmed 2015 appearances. Hopefully…

Gov't Mule debut "Spanish Moon" - Sco-Mule bonus track

I present to you an exclusive preview of "Spanish Moon," Gov't Mule with John Scofield, recorded at The Georgia Theatre, Athens, on September 22, 1999. Sco-Mule will be released on January 27. If you pre-order the album now from Mule.net,…