Gregg Allman To Headline Inaugural Laid Back Festival

By Scott Bernstein Apr 28, 2015 4:00 pm PDT

Legendary performer Gregg Allman will both headline and curate the inaugural Laid Back Festival August 29 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York.

Gregg will bring his solo band to Jones Beach for the festival which is named after his 1973 hit LP. Allman has put together a lineup that includes the Doobie Brothers, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers,  Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and City Of The Sun. More acts will be announced soon. Jones Beach will host two stages for the Laid Back Festival which will also feature food and drink from over 20 regional restaurants, wineries and breweries.

There’s a JamBase pre-sale for tickets to the first-ever Laid Back Festival beginning at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 29 and running through 10 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 while supplies last. To purchase tickets, head to and use the code “JAMBASE” starting at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday morning. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, May 1 at 9 a.m. ET via

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