Billy & The Kids And Warren Haynes Cover The Band At 2014 Christmas Jam: Pro-Shot Video
Billy & The Kids performance of The Band’s “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” from the 2014 Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is featured on Warren Haynes Presents The Benefit Concert Volume 16, a live album/concert film set for release on CD/DVD, vinyl, Blu-Ray and digital formats December 13. Pro-shot video of “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” which saw Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann‘s ensemble augmented by host Warren Haynes, guitarist Mike Barnes and a horn section to close out the event, has been shared.
Kreutzmann is joined in Billy & The Kids by bassist Reed Mathis, guitarist Tom Hamilton and Aron Magner on keyboards. The 2014 Christmas Jam at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina marked the quartet’s official debut. Billy & The Kids’ set came to a close with Hamilton, Mathis and Haynes trading verses of “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.” Warren, Billy, Reed, Tom and Aron were aided on The Band classic by Barnes and trumpeter Craig Sorrells as well as The Revivalists’ horns of saxophonist Rob Ingraham and trumpeter Michael Girardot.
Watch “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” below: