On March 30, The Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pennsylvania will host a tribute concert in honor of founding Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks who died earlier this year. The show will feature a number of members of the extended ABB family including past and present members of Les Brers, Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band, The Gregg Allman Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Dickey Betts Band and more. Net proceeds from the night will go to The Big House Foundation, courtesy of the Butch Trucks fund, which benefits The Allman Brothers Band museum and educational programs.
The all-star lineup for the 30th features Bruce Katz (Les Brers + Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band) on keyboards, slide guitarist Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts Band), guitarist/vocalist Junior Mack (Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band), vocalist Lamar Williams Jr., drummer Tad Isch, David Stoltz (Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band) on bass, percussionist Garrett Dawson (Butch Trucks & the Freight Train Band) and special guest Grahame Lesh.
Bay Area Americana act Midnight North will kick off the evening with a set of their own. Tickets for the concert are on sale now via Ticketfly.
Michigan-based jamgrass act Greensky Bluegrass will keep busy over the first two months of 2018.
The lineup for the 2018 Sunshine Music Festival has been revealed.
Soul singer Charles Bradley has died at the age of 68.
Widespread Panic will perform a three-night stand in Atlanta to ring in 2018.
Read Bryan Lasky’s review and view his photos from last weekend’s Grand Point North music festival in Burlington, Vermont.
Gov’t Mule will perform three shows in two cities to ring in 2018.