Devon Allman will salute his father, the late Gregg Allman, during the sixth annual Allman Family Revival tour this fall. The concerts will feature an all-star lineup including The Devon Allman Project, Duane Betts, Maggie Rose, and more.
The Allman Family Revival began as a one-night event on what would have been Gregg’s 70th birthday in 2017. Devon Allman and two dozen other musicians paid tribute to the Allman Brothers Band co-founder with a sold-out, three-hour show at The Fillmore in San Francisco. The tribute soon expanded to a coast-to-coast tour dedicated to keeping the Allman Brothers canon alive.
“We are in the 6th year of saluting my dad’s music and life for the Allman Family Revival…but it’s reaching beyond that initial sentiment,” Devon Allman said in a press release. “It’s galvanizing relationships within our generation of musicians. It’s continuing a tradition of feel based music and it’s an honor to put these shows on. Because at the end of the day I feel it’s way more about perpetuating this art form than it is about leaving our mark. Our true mark is simply the continuance…. making sure we inspire the next in line to take the stage.”
The Allman Family Revival lineup will feature The Devon Allman Project, Duane Betts, Donavan Frankenreiter, Maggie Rose, Larry McCray, Jimmy Hall, Alex Orbison, and The River Kittens, with Luther and Cody Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), George Porter Jr., G. Love, Ivan Neville, and Samantha Fish joining on select shows. George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Dumpstaphunk, and The Samantha Fish Band will open on select dates.
“My favorite part is just the joy of the audience. I can tell they are touched and getting every penny’s worth,” Allman shared. “Knowing Dad is looking down saying, ‘Damn, son, all that hot jammin’ for me?!’ I know he’s tickled that we celebrate him. Because none of us has to do this. We all have busy careers. This is a ‘want to’ situation; absolutely, 100% about music and celebration and tribute.”
The Allman Family Revival tour will kick off in ABB’s hometown of Macon, GA on November 26th. The tour will make four stops in Florida, including Clearwater (11/27), Sarasota (11/28), Pompano Beach (11/29), and Jacksonville (11/30), before heading to New York’s Beacon Theatre, a venue closely associated with ABB, on December 2nd.
Continuing with additional shows in the Northeast, including Boston, MA (12/3) and Torrington, CT (12/4), the Allman Family Revival will then head south for dates in Charlotte, NC (12/6); Durham, NC (12/7); Montgomery, AL (12/8); and Nashville, TN (12/9).
The tour will then travel west to St. Louis, MO (12/10); Denver, CO (12/12); Phoenix, AZ (12/14); and Las Vegas, NV (12/15) before wrapping with West Coast dates in Los Angeles (12/16) and San Francisco (12/17), concluding at The Fillmore, where the Allman Family Revival first began.
The post Allman Family Revival Tribute Tour To Feature The Devon Allman Project, Duane Betts, Maggie Rose, More appeared first on L4LM.