Haynes His Way

By: Jeff Gottlieb For: The Boston Herald Duane Allman will live forever. Never mind the fact that the Allman Brothers Band guitarist died 35 years ago. As Southern rock’s most-storied axeman and the definitive Allman Brothers guitarist, Duane has transcended mortality. This has complicated things for Warren Haynes. When the Allman Brothers Band re-formed in […]

Derek Trucks Interview With Gibson Backstage Pass

By: Sean McDevitt For: Gibson Backstage Pass At the recent Crossroads Guitar Festival in suburban Chicago, phenom guitarist Derek Trucks floored the sold-out audience with stinging slide runs on his ubiquitous Gibson Custom Shop SG ’61 Reissue, which bears autographs from a number of artists with whom he’s crossed paths during his brief but booming […]

Farm Aid Sets New York City Lineup

By: David Bauder AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK — There’s something to be said for consistency – go to Farm Aid and you see John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Neil Young and Dave Matthews. For this year’s inaugural show in New York, they’ll be joined by Counting Crows, the Allman Brothers Band, Montgomery Gentry and the […]

Allman Brothers Band for the Next Generation

By: Jeb Gottlieb For: The Boston Herald It’s not what Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes can do, it’s what they can do together. At last night’s Allman Brothers Band show at Bank of America Pavilion, the two guitar phenoms parlayed their telepathic chemistry into a series of Homeric jams that came close to rivaling the […]