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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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Derek Trucks' first interview as a member of the Allman Brothers - 1999

Derek Trucks made his debut with the Allman Brothers band on June 12, 1999 at Red Rocks. He had just turned 20. To honor the anniversary, I present this Guitar World Inquirer, which ran that month. I'm pretty sure it was the first interview…
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Duane Betts New EP, available now

Big congrats to my friend Duane Betts on the release of his debut EP  Sketches of American Music. You can buy it from Amazon here, or stream it on Spotify here.  The collection features five original tunes with echoes…
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Dickey Betts confirms more tour dates

Well now. Dickey Betts announced a bunch more tour dates today - and they're great news for people in NYC area, including a Beacon show. I know people in the rest of the country are going to be a little edgy until and unless some other shows…

Betts on Looking Good

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I came across this little nugget in an old Dickey Betts interview and thought you'd enjoy. Do you think that a big problem with the video age is that bands now have to look…
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Complete 2015 interview with Gregg Allman

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In 2015, I interviewed Gregg for the Wall Street Journal as he was promoting the release of his two-CD live album, Back To Macon, GA. The story caused a bit of a stir,…

Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East 46th Anniversary

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In honor of the 46th anniversary of the last night of the magical Fillmore East turn that produced the epic album.  I present the following excerpt from One Way Out: The…
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John Belushi jamming with the Allman Brothers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); John Belushi would have been 68 today. On 4/20/79, he joined the Allman Brothers onstage at the Capitol Theatre, Passaic NJ for "Hey Bartender." Check it out: (adsbygoogle…
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Dickey Betts on the term Southern Rock

  Look what I found - an interesting overlooked tidbit from a Dickey Betts interview, circa 1998 or 99. You didn't like being called Southern Rock. How do you feel about it now? Mixed. It is true that we were the first band to…
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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…

Allman Bros Volunteer Jam 1986 Reunion - full show

Well, this is cool. 07/12/86, Starwood Ampitheatre, Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam. Reunion of the Allman Brothers Band Lots of sartorial and grooming jokes that could be made, but I'd say that it's pretty amazing that this is the first…