Duane Betts

The first annual Horseshoe Music Festival, set in picturesque Jackson, Wyoming Labor Day weekend was nothing short of magical. Musician Duane Betts and his wife, designer Lisa Hadley Betts created a completely unique, festival experience that celebrated all the things they love and appreciate.

Duane Betts & Palmetto Motel have announced a ten show co-headline tour with GA-20 across the West Coast this Fall. The run extends Betts' previously announced Fall tour schedule in support of his debut album Wild & Precious Life, which includes dates throughout the South and Northeast in October.

New York Times best-selling author Alan Paul celebrated the release of his book BROTHERS AND SISTERS: The Allman Brothers Band and the Inside Story of the Album That Defined the 70s with a gala musical celebration at New York’s City Winery on Sunday, July 30th. The house band for the event was Friends of the Brothers, Paul’s own superstar celebration of the Allman Brothers Band, featuring members of the Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts and Jaimoe bands, including guitarists Junior Mack and Andy Aledort.

Today, Duane Betts releases his long-awaited debut solo album Wild & Precious Life.  A collection of songs that fuse swampy southern soul with SoCal cosmic country and dazzling guitar work, Wild & Precious Life has been met with early praise, performances and profiles with Garden & Gun, SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Q104.3, Guitar Player, Guitar World, No Depression, the Tennessean, American Songwriter, Relix and much more.

The Horseshoe Music Festival is thrilled to announce its Wave 1 lineup for this year's festival, taking place on September 1, 2, and 3, 2023 at the beautiful Virginian Lodge in Jackson, Wyoming. This unique festival experience has been brought to life by acclaimed musician Duane Betts and his wife, designer Lisa Hadley Betts, who are set to delight guests with their passion for music, fashion, food, wellness, and community.

Duane Betts has released a new single from his full length solo album debut - Wild & Precious Life (July 14 / Royal Potato Family). “Saints to Sinners” captures a feeling of joy and triumph: guitar, slide guitar, piano, organ, crashing cymbals and percussion create a wall of sound, over which Betts meditates on the challenges of choosing the right path.

Today, Duane Betts releases the latest taste from his forthcoming album Wild & Precious Life with the epic, guitar driven “Stare At The Sun” featuring Derek Trucks.

Thursday, April 20th, was the first full day of music at the 2023 Skull & Roses Music Festival. Many in the crowd happily celebrated 4-20 in a smokey haze during the 12-hour musical marathon. The fact that cannabis is now legal in California made the occasion all the more celebratory. A strong wind picked up, clearing the sky of clouds, making for a warm afternoon and a crystal-clear evening.

Duane Betts’ debut solo album, Wild & Precious Life, brings a fresh perspective to southern rock with sharply-crafted songs and exquisite guitar work that capture the emotional release of overcoming struggle, appreciating the fleeting nature of life and the joys of being present. Recorded at Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks’ Swamp Raga Studio, it features guests including Trucks, Marcus King, and Nicki Bluhm. The album will be released July 14 on Royal Potato Family.

Southern Rock Royalty guitarist-vocalist-songwriter Duane Betts and Palmetto Hotel embark on their Spring Vacancy Tour, with a local performance at Mangy Moose Emporium, 3295 Village Drive, Friday, March 24. Show: 9pm. Tickets: $25. Info: (307) 733-4913 or visit https://mangymoose.com.

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