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Gregg Allman's Final Studio Album, Southern Blood, Releases Sept 8
 
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 05:39 AM
Rounder Records has announced the release date for Gregg Allman’s final studio album. SOUTHERN BLOOD arrives everywhere on Friday, September 8th. SOUTHERN BLOOD will be available for pre-order beginning today July 26. On August 4th, a limited edition numbered double-sided picture disc will be available at some local record shops to be announced or with pre-orders of the album via GreggAllman.com.

SOUTHERN BLOOD serves as a remarkable final testament from an artist whose contributions have truly shaped rock & roll throughout the past four decades. Allman’s first all-new recording since 2011’s GRAMMY® Award-nominated solo landmark, LOW COUNTRY BLUES, the album is among the most uniquely personal of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer’s career, an emotionally expansive collection of songs written by friends and favorite artists including Jackson Browne, Willie Dixon, Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Lowell George and Spooner Oldham & Dan Penn, meant to serve as a salutary farewell to his legion of devoted fans and admirers. Allman collaborated on his closing project with manager and dear friend Michael Lehman and GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Don Was, a longtime acquaintance and staunch supporter committed to helping the rock icon actualize his very specific aspirations.



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Gregg Allman Collector's Edition of Relix Magazine
 
Posted on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 04:30 PM


The August 2017 Special Collectors Issue of Relix Magazine - the legacy of Gregg Allman, features an unreleased interview with Gregg from 2003 plus exclusive content, interviews, photos and more from Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, Oteil Burbridge, Jimmy Herring & Jerry Garcia.

This not-to-be-missed issue also features an early look at Allman’s final album, Southern Blood, which is slated for release this September.


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Paying Homage to Peach Founders Gregg & Butch
 
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:00 AM


Paying Homage to Peach Founders Gregg & Butch – Initial Tribute Lineup Announced!


Daily Lineup Announced, Single-Day Tickets On Sale Friday at Noon!


July 21, 2017 – The initial lineup for the Peach tribute to Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks has been announced. Paying to homage to Allman Brothers Band (ABB) and Peach founders, the tribute will feature friends and family from the ABB lineage, paying respect to the brothers we all sadly lost this
year. It will feature music director Chuck Leavell, Jaimoe, Oteil Burbridge, Marc Quinones, Duane Trucks, Devon Allman, Jack Pearson, Bruce Katz, Lamar Williams Jr., Pat Bergeson, Scott Sharrard, Pete Levin, Berry Oakley Jr., Vaylor Trucks & more!


Serving as musical director of the set is Chuck Leavell, an iconic musician who played with ABB and the Rolling Stones. “This is a golden opportunity for those of us that were close to Gregg and Butch to pay homage to them
and celebrate their lives and their many contributions to music,” said Chuck Leavell. “I’m proud to be a part of it and can’t wait to share the stage with all the great players that will be a part of it.”


Former ABB members joining the tribute are Jaimoe, Oteil Burbridge, Marc Quinones and Jack Pearson. The set also includes ABB bloodlines from Duane Trucks, Devon Allman, Vaylor Trucks, Berry Oakley Jr. and Lamar Williams Jr. as well as Gregg Allman’s guitarist and musical director Scott Sharrard and
keyboardist Pete Levin. Look for more special guests to be announced soon.
The Peach daily lineup has just been announced, including single day tickets going on sale this Friday at Noon at ThePeachMusicFestival.com.


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Oteil Burbridge Receives 2017 Sidwell Friends School Distinguished Alumni Award
 
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 12:45 PM
Congratulations Oteil Burbridge on being awarded the 2017 Sidwell Friends School Distinguished Alumni award! And thanks to Jessica Clancy for the superb video.




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Peach Music Fest 2017 Final Lineup Announcement
 
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:14 PM


The 2017 Peach Music Festival final lineup has been announced. The Peach Music Festival was founded by the Allman Brothers Band and this year's festival includes an all-star tribute to ABB founders Gregg Allman and Butch Trucks.


Held at Magic Mountain in Scranton, PA from August 10-13, this year's is the sixth annual Peach. Among the highlights are two nights of Widespread Panic, My Morning Jacket, Gov't Mule and Friends with John Scofield and more, two sets from Umphrey's McGee and Joe Russo's Almost Dead, the final performance of Les Brers, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, and many, many more.


If you've been to the Peach, you know that artists will sit in with each other and take the music, and you, to a higher level than ever before.


Early bird passes are sold out but VIP and advance passes are still available. All the information is on the festival website at www.thepeachmusicfestival.com.


It will be the highlight of your summer - see you at The Peach!






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Beacon Theatre Pays Tribute to Gregg
 
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 06:14 PM


The Beacon Theatre in NYC, home to hundreds of Allman Brothers Band shows over the year, honored Gregg's memory on their marquee this week.


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Gregory Lenoir Allman - Dec 8, 1947 - May 27, 2017
 
Posted on Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 03:59 PM
It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia.

Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years. During that time, Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul. Playing music lifted him up and kept him going during the toughest of times.

Gregg’s long time manager and close friend, Michael Lehman said, “I have lost a dear friend and the world has lost a brilliant pioneer in music. He was a kind and gentle soul with the best laugh I ever heard. His love for his family and bandmates was passionate as was the love he had for his extraordinary fans. Gregg was an incredible partner and an even better friend. We will all miss him.”

Gregg is survived by his wife, Shannon Allman, his children, Devon, Elijah Blue, Delilah Island Kurtom and Layla Brooklyn Allman; 3 grandchildren, his niece, Galadrielle Allman, lifelong friend Chank Middleton, and a large extended family. The family will release a statement soon, but for now ask for privacy during this very difficult time.

The family suggests that tributes to Gregg can be made to the Gregg Allman Scholarship Fund at The University of Georgia or the Allman/Lehman Endowed Scholarship at Syracuse University.

Read more about the remarkable legacy of Gregg Allman.

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