The annual Country Music Awards show opened Wednesday (6/7) with a host of artists performing Midnight Rider in tribute to Allman Brothers Band co-founding member Gregg Allman. ABB member Derek Trucks delivered a great solo on the rendition that included Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley. HuffingtonPost.com
Gregg Allman's last live performance was seven months before his death and featured a guest appearance by Billy Gibbons during the Laid Back Festival in Atlanta.
Warren Haynes plays tribute to Chris Cornell (5-19-2017)
Bono paused before U2 did Running to Stand Still at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Saturday (5/20) and said, 'For The lion that was, Chris Cornell'. Before the Joshua Tree Tour concert began, the massive speaker system cranked out Soundgarden's Black Hole Sun and the crowd of 100,000 responded by lofting cell phone screens in tribute to Cornell.
Trey Anastasio pays tribute to Butch Trucks at the Wanee Festial (4-23-2017)
Trey Anastasio paused in his band's set at the Wanee Festival in Florida to share his heart-felt account of the first time he played with Butch Trucks and Allman Brothers Band on that stage.
Allmans members join String Cheese Incident at Peach Festival (8-13-2016)
The Peach Festival in Pennsylvania produced some cool combinations Saturday (8/13), including members of the Allman Brothers joining String Cheese Incident on Ain't Wastin' Time No More and moe doing a Pink Floyd set. Here's some of the jamming that went on while Jaimoe, Butch Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, Jack Pearson and Marc Quiñones were on stage with STI.
Gregg Allman cover of Tuesday's Gone
Gregg Allman previews One Way Out from Live: Back To Macon, GA
John Belushi with the Allman Brothers Band (4-20-1979)
On April 20, 1979 fans attending the Allman Brothers Band's concert at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey witnessed one of the more unique guest appearances with that band when Saturday Night Live's John Belushi joined the band on stage for a version of Hey Bartender, the song he and Dan Ackroyd had a big run with as the Blues Brothers.