Allman Brothers

Jan 092014
 
#RockHistory for Jan 9; Happy Birthday Jimmy Page and Dave Matthews

Pioneering guitarist Jimmy Page turns 70 today and Dave Matthews is 47. In rock history Jack White’s elephant head purchase, John Lennon on comedy show, death in the Allman Bros family, Black Crowes’ hiatus and more

Apr 062013
 
Catching up with North Mississippi Allstars

Luther tells us of exciting adventures in the future with Allman Bros’ Butch Trucks and Oteil Burbridge, Lightnin’ Malcolm joining the band, and performing NMA songs with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra among other things. Listen and read about the interview.

Mar 192013
 
New Release Tuesday: Black Crowes, BRMC, Alpha Rev, and Tribute to Levon Helm

New album releases today include the All star tribute concert to Levon Helm, drummer for the pioneering band that backed Bob Dylan, The Band. Recorded last October in New Jersey the album that features such a legends like Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, The Eagles’  Joe Walsh, John Hiatt, John Mayer, and many others. It’s available [...]

Mar 072013
 
Gregg Allman Biopic in the Works??

Last year, Gregg Allman released his autobiography, My Cross to Bear.  Fans and readers alike fell in love with the book and there are even rumors that it will be turned into a film.  When Gregg  was asked if there was any truth to those reports, he said “Um… I’m the kind of person that doesn’t speak about things until [...]

Mar 052013
 
5:00 Traffic Jam Tunes, Rock History, Music Notes (Gregg Allman, Lenny Kravitz, Slash) - March 5

Gregg Allman biopic? Kravitz drops out of Marvin Gaye movie. #SlashBird.   Plus today’s Music History / Birthdays Allman Brothers – One Way Out It’s rumored a movie in the works based on Gregg Allman’s autobiography My Cross to Bear. Allman did not confirm or deny the rumors, but simply said “I’m the kind of [...]

Feb 252013
 
RIP Allman Brother Daniel Toler

Ticket Sarasota reported today the death of guitarist Dan Toler at the age of 65. Toler had been suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease and was unable to play guitar or speak the last few months of his life. In addition to playing with the Allman Brothers back in the ’70′s, Toler played with Gregg Allman [...]

Jan 032013
 
Allman Brothers set Ten Dates at the Beacon

Hot off a killer show at the Saenger Theatre downtown, it’s just been announced Gregg Allman will join his musical soul brothers for a string of shows at the historic Beacon Theatre in New York. They’re set to play 10 nights between March 1st & 16th, which is almost an annual thing since 1989, says [...]

Nov 192012
 
Clapton announces 2013 tour and Crossroads Guitar Festival

U.S. tour launches next year in Phoenix on March 14. Slowhand will hit about a dozen or so cities before he wraps things up with the fourth Crossroads Guitar Festival in New York April 12th and 13th with Allman Brothers Band, BB King, Brad Paisley, Eric Clapton, Gary Clark Jr., Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Keith Urban, Vince Gill and many more.