"Music, along with many other creative art forms, has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to dealing with racism and racial inequality. We've always depended on music to be not just a sign of the times, but a representation, in some ways, of what's important at the moment. Throughout history, during times of hardship, an abundance of great music seems to emerge that is somehow timely and timeless.
Today, the New York Guitar Festival announces the addition of Warren Haynes to the lineup of its online performance series, Reverend Gary Davis: In Search of the Harlem Street Singer. For the 12-song series, NYGF commissions a diverse group of stellar artists to explore the music of blind blues musician Rev.
LOCKN’ has announced an extraordinary initial lineup for the upcoming special edition of the beloved camping festival. Set for June 19-21, 2020, the 8th annual LOCKN’ will be an all-star celebration of Phil Lesh’s upcoming 80th birthday, taking place as always at Infinity Downs & Oak Ridge Farm, LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.
When Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, Dickey Betts, Duane Allman, Jaimoe, and Gregg Allman finally coalesced in 1969 as The Allman Brothers Band, after stints in other bands and musical endeavors – some alone, some with each other – the group’s very first informal jam together was the stomping Muddy Waters song, “Trouble No More.” Almost immediately the six musicians knew they were on to something special.
The Brothers - Celebrating 50 Years of the music of The Allman Brothers Band will perform at Madison Square Garden in New York City for one night only March 10, 2020. The Brothers-Jaimoe, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, Marc Quinones-will be joined by Duane Trucks and Reese Wynans and special guest Chuck Leavell.
GRAMMY Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, producer, revered guitarist, and Gov't Mule front man Warren Haynes has released a new cut of Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit's performance of "Stockholm" ahead of this Friday's release of the never-before-released live album and film, Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16 (Evil Teen Records).
The final show of 'The Last Waltz Tour' was held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 and featured special guest Robbie Robertson sans Turkey dinner for all. The 2019 tour honored The Band's iconic 1976 Thanksgiving Day farewell concert at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Robertson, the lead guitarist for The Band, was also the organizer of the original concert.
New West Records just released Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band. Released in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Allman Brothers Band’s debut album, the 10-song set of jazz interpretations of Allman Brothers Band favorites features Marc Broussard and Ruthie Foster on vocals on two songs each. Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band also features Jack Pearson on guitar, who performed as a member of the Allman Brothers Band from 1997 to 1999.
Recorded at Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam on December 13, 2014, this was Billy & The Kids’ debut performance comprised of Bill Kreutzmann of Grateful Dead, Tom Hamilton of American Babies & JRAD, Reed Mathis of Tea Leaf Green, Aron Magner of Disco Biscuits with special guests Col. Bruce Hampton & members of The Revivalists.
Let’s rewind to November 25, 1976, on Thanksgiving Eve. The iconic group, The Band, were joined by Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Dr. John, to name a few. This was going to be the official “Farewell Show” in San Francisco (Winterland Ballroom) for the Canadian/American quintet: Helm/Danko/Robertson/Hudson/Manuel.