Allman Brothers Band: Shows w/Santana, Summer Plans

THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND CONFIRM SUMMER TOUR PLANS
INCLUDING SIX CO-HEADLINING DATES WITH SANTANA

The Allman Brothers Band
The Allman Brothers Band continue to celebrate the "Year Of The Peach" with more live shows just announced. The band has confirmed six co-headlining dates with Santana (see all dates below) as well as one-off festival dates, their own Peach Festival in Scranton, PA and dates with moe. and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The band--Gregg Allman (vocals and keyboards), Butch Trucks (drums and tympani), Jaimoe (drums), Warren Haynes (vocals, lead and slide guitar), Derek Trucks (slide and lead guitar), Oteil Burbridge (bass) and Marc Quinones (congas and percussion)--are particularly excited about the dates with Santana, with whom they've only performed at various festivals. "We've all wanted to do this for a very long time,” says Gregg. "It"s been a long time coming and the whole band is looking forward to what's gonna happen on stage together." Tickets for these shows go on sale later this week (see below).

In other news, the group has announced another gem from their archival series of releases: Live From American University (12/30/1970). Out of print for several years since it was first released, the album was recorded just three months before their Live at Fillmore East album. The American University album (out May 8 via Peach Records/Entertainment One Music) features the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band’s original lineup: Gregg Allman (vocals and keyboards), Duane Allman (slide and lead guitar), Butch Trucks (drums and tympani), Jaimoe (drums), Dickey Betts (slide and lead guitar) and Berry Oakley (bass).

Festival

  • Sat 7/21 Thornville, OH All Good Music Festival

    With Santana

  • Sun 7/22 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake PAC (on sale 5/4)
  • Tue 7/24 Wantagh, NY Jones Beach (on sale 5/5)
  • Wed 7/25 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center (on sale 5/5)
  • Fri 7/27 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga PAC (on sale 5/4)
  • Sat 7/28 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre (on sale 5/4)
  • Mon 7/30 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion (on sale 5/4)

    with moe.

  • Wed 8/1 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park Amp.

    With Lynyrd Skynyrd

  • Fri 8/3 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amp.
  • Sat 8/4 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion

    An evening with...

  • Tue 8/7 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion
  • Wed 8/8 Boston, MA Bank of America Pavilion

    The Peach Music Festival

  • Fri 8/10 Scranton, PA Peach Music Festival
  • Sat 8/11 Scranton, PA Peach Music Festival

  • http://www.allmanbrothersband.com

    [Published on: 5/1/12]

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