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,…

Andy Aledort with the Big in China Band

The Big in China Band is very pleased to announce that Andy Aledort of Dickey Betts' Great Southern bnad will be joining us for our Dec. 6 show at Suzy Que's. For a taste of what we'll be doing, here are some clips frm the last time we played…

My coverage of the final Allman Brothers shows

Wow. So it's been almost two weeks now and I can finally communicate with you all about a very intense 10-day whirlwind of emotions, conversations, interviews, rehearsals and, of course, shows. A little update on my reporting on these…

Buy a sweet Les Paul played by Warren Haynes? You betcha!

Thanks to an arrangement between the Gibson Custom Shop, the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House and Warren Haynes, a special selection of Gibson guitars is now available to the public. Each of the nine hand-selected Les…

Derek Trucks got some ink

I was at the Allman Brothers' second Beacon rehearsal Friday and Derek was talking to Jaimoe about getting a mushroom tattoo on his calf. Wanting to make sure that his would match the tat that all the original members received together…

Phil Lesh, Bob Weir sing National Anthem before Giants game

Bob Weir returned to music for the first time since he cancelled all remaining tour dates early in the summer. Alongside pal Phil Lesh and San Francisco Giants third base coach (and musician) Tim Flannery, the trio sang the National Anthem…

Geraldo Rivera 1979 Tv report on the Allman Brothers

Check out the video below: a pretty great Geraldo Rivera report about the Allman Brothers Band and their 1979 reunion: Geraldo is a legit fan and did a great radio interview with me when One Way Out came out. Lots of great lines in…

Neil Young on Howard Stern

Neil Young visited Howard Stern for an interview this morning. They covered a lot of ground, including why he thinks Buffalo Springfield's music didn't translate well to record, the act and art of songwriting, bad reviews, and Crosby, Stills,…