The Allman Brothers Band

Newsletter – Peach-O-Gram 02/07/2008

Hey there sweet family,

Jaimoe has a Friday, 2/8/08, gig at the Café Luna in Simsbury, CT featuring singer Theresa Wright. The gig is from 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Saturday, 2/9/08, Jaimoe’s back at the Café Luna from 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM with jazz singer Carol August. Both Theresa and Carol are great singers!

Jaimoe’s Bebop & Beyond Band will play from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Café Luna every Sunday throughout February, because of prior bands that cancelled, etc. In March the sessions will be from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. These are Bebop & Beyond performances. They are not open mic sessions. However, Jaimoe and the band will invite musicians, as they see fit, to play. (aside – if we were musicians we’d start planning our trip to Simsbury now!)

We’ve sent you a lot of Allman Brothers Band tour updates lately and will use this Peach-O-Gram to consolidate the news …

Your first chance to see the ABB this year will be April 11-12 at the Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida, which they’ve organized and headlined the last three years. Other artists appearing this year are returning headline favorites Gov’t Mule, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi’s “Soul Stew Revival” and Oteil & the Peacemakers along with Bob Weir & Ratdog, moe., Levon Helm, JJ Grey & Mofro and more. For more information visit: http:// www.waneefestival.com.

Then Gregg Allman (vocals and keyboards), Butch Trucks (drums and tympani), Jaimoe (drums), Warren Haynes (vocals, lead and slide guitar), Derek Trucks (slide and lead guitar), Oteil Burbridge (bass) and Marc Quinones (congas and percussion) – just in case you didn’t know who’s in the band! 😉 – will bring “Mayhem in Manhattan” back to the Big Apple as they do every spring, with 15 shows at the Beacon Theatre kicking off May 5. Tickets for the Allman Brothers Band’s Beacon Theatre shows go on sale to the general public this Saturday, February 9. These shows continue the annual tradition of the ABB playing multiple nights in New York City, which they started doing in 1989.

The Allman Brothers Band will also appear at the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival which is being held June 12 – 15 in Manchester, TN. The exact date of their concert is June 14. For more information about Bonnaroo visit: http://www.bonnaroo.com

So, the Alllman Brothers Band’s current tour dates (as of 2/6/2008) are as follows:

Fri 4/11 Live Oak, FL Wanee Festival
Sat 4/12 Live Oak, FL Wanee Festival

Mon 5/5 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Tue 5/6 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Thu 5/8 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Fri 5/9 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Sat 5/10 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Mon 5/12 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Tue 5/13 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Thu 5/15 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Fri 5/16 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Sat 5/17 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Mon 5/19 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Tue 5/20 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Thu 5/22 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Fri 5/23 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Sat 5/24 New York, NY Beacon Theatre

Sat 6/14 Manchester, TN Bonnaroo Festival

The ABB is planning a full summer tour. Dates will be announced as soon as they are … (all together now) … set in stone. Good job! You’ve still got it!

Btw, 2008 marks the Brothers’ 39th anniversary. They first got together March 26, 1969 in Jacksonville, FL.

For tour updates, additions, news and everything Allman Brothers Band related visit http://www.allmanbrothersband.com often.

Zenning positive healing vibes to all those knowingly and unknowingly in need including dear brothers Bill, Nic, Sari’s Dad, nephew Jack, Bob, and sister Sarah.

If there’s anyone you’d like included on the list, please let us know.

Also, hello romantics, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner – Thursday, Feb. 14. If you’d like to send your Valentine greetings in a special edition of the Peach-O-Gram called, what else?, the Love-O-Gram, send your message to “Lana” via a private message on the ABB’s site and we’ll be happy to include it. We’re all about peach & love!

Take care and know that *you* are loved,

Lana and Rowland

p.s. Hi Todd! Hi Marissa! Hi Heidi and Del!

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