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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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The amazing, insane totally true story of Col. Bruce Hampton's death

A year ago today, May 1, 2017, Col. Bruce Hampton died n in the most dramatic possible fashion during his 70th birthday party concert at the fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  I wrote the following story for the Wall Street Journal and…
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Gregg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks nominated for Grammy Awards

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Gregg Allman was nominated for two Grammy Awards for his final album, the posthumous Southern Blood: Best Americana Album and Best American Roots Song for  “My Only…
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RIP Col. Bruce - A Tribute to a Friend and Genius

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oteil Burbridge: “If you're lucky enough, you'll meet someone who will show you the impossible over and over again until one day you find yourself doing things you never thought…

Tedeschi Trucks Band announce Live DVD and album - info and videos

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); "A new peak in the continuing story of a great American rock & roll family band." - From album liner notes by David Fricke EDITED PRESS RELEASE: On March 17th, Tedeschi…
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Derek and Doyle Take Shanghai with Eric Clapton

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the release of Eric Clapton's new double-CD Live In San Diego (with Special Guest JJ Cale), I present the following article, which I wrote for Guitar World. Hanging…
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Oteil sits in with Tedeschi Trucks Band

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); How nice to see Oteil Burbridge back on stage with the Tedeschi Trucks Band for a song last weekend at the Sunshine Blues Fest in Boca where Oteil now lives. They played Leon Russell's…
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Two years ago today - the Allman Brothers band's final show

Two 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. I covered the final shows every which way, posting on Facebook, covering immediately for Billboard,…
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Tedeschi Trucks Band - "Liz Reed"

Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi All Stars joined Derek Trucks and the Tedeschi Trucks Bands last night at the Beacon for a three-song encore, concluding with the Allman Brothers Band's 1970 instrumental "In Memory of Elizabeth…
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Gregg Allman joins Tedeschi Trucks for One Way Out

Gregg joined the Tedeschi Trucks Band on stage at the Uptown Amphitheatre, Charlotte, NC last night (July 24). Now, this is interesting, because Derek has really kept his distance from the ABB since it ended in 2014. Also happy to see my…
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Derek Trucks 2006 interview: "It’s really nice to get away from the kid thing."

In honor of the release of the Tedeschi Trucks Band's Let Me Get By, which I believe not only represents a quantum leap in the band's development but is the great Derek Trucks studio statement we've all been waiting for, I present this 2006…