49 years after the Allman Brothers Band played the opening night at the Fillmore East in lower Manhattan, Jaimoe was on stage in midtown at Madison Square Garden to lead many alums of that great band in a celebration Tuesday night, playing for a full house of avid fans that refused to let fear of the corona virus prevent them from enjoying an epic night of many of the group's greatest songs.
In their first NYC concert since their final Beacon Theatre residency concert on an October night six years ago, the Brothers roared through a nearly 30 song set.Guitarists Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes were joined by bassist Oteil Burbridge, Duane Trucks, son of Butch Trucks, on drums together with Jaimoe, Marc Quinones added percussion, Reese Wynans who was in on the formative jams that led to the Allman Brothers becoming a group, on organ and pianist Chuck Leavell.
Carried start to finish with impressive multi-camera coverage and great sound on Nugs TV, the concert was enjoyed online by ABB fans around the globe.
Allman Betts, the band formed by Gregg Allman and Dickey Betts sons Devon and Duane, has shared this song from their debut album with us.
The New Year's Rockin' Eve in Times Square never really Rocks, but just blocks away, Gov't Mule was doing the phrase justice at the Beacon Theatre.
The University of Georgia dedicated its half time performance during Saturday's (11/4) game against South Carolina to Gregg Allman by performing a medley of Allman Brothers Band classics.
Thursday night (9/21) at the Laid Back Festival, Jackson Browne did the song by Gregg Allman that Duane considered his younger brother's finest tune in tribute to the festival founder.
Three years ago, Browne and Allman did the song together.
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.
Opening video by videosuploaded__
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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GOV'T MULE WITH GRACE POTTER, MOUNTAIN JAM 2010
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Crosby, Stlls, Nash & Young
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