The Allman Brothers Band

  1. Allman Biopic Shuts Down Production After Train Crash Kills Crew Member

    February 27, 2014 8:20 PM EST Filmmakers have shelved production on a movie about the life of Gregg Allman a week after a freight train collided into the production team and its equipment, killing one crew member and injuring seven others. Midnight Rider' Film Crewmember ...

  2. William Hurt to Play Modern-Day Gregg Allman in 'Midnight Rider' Biopic

    January 06, 2014 9:41 PM EST William Hurt will play current-day Gregg Allman in the biopic “Midnight Rider” that is scheduled to begin shooting in February in Savannah, Ga. Tyson Ritter, lead singer of the All American Rejects, is playing young Gregg Allman with Wyatt Russell ...

  3. Grateful Dead’s Long Strange Trip and Lasting Music Biz Legacy with Skrillex, Warren Haynes, Rock Scully, More

    November 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST “[Skrillex] was a little nervous earlier that this would be a Grateful Dead quiz,” joked Paradigm Agency’s Jonathan Levine, the moderator of the Billboard Touring Conference’s keynote case study “The Golden Road: Lessons Learned From the Dead.& ...

  4. Gregg Allman Music Biopic in the Works From 'CBGB' Filmmakers

    April 09, 2013 8:29 PM EDT The filmmakers behind the upcoming music-themed feature "CBGB" are aiming to keep the rock flame alive with a biopic on Gregg Allman. Randall Miller and Jody Savin have picked up the rights to "My Cross to Bear," Allman’s New ...

  5. Former Allman Brothers Guitarist Toler Dies At 65

    February 26, 2013 7:08 AM EST Former Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dan Toler has died following a two-year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 65. Steve Fayette, a family friend, confirmed on Monday that Toler ...

  6. Tedeschi Trucks Band to Headline Inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival

    October 08, 2012 8:11 PM EDT The Tedeschi Trucks Band will headline the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, to be held Jan. 18 2013 at Centennial Park in Fort Myers, Fla. The three-day fest will continue Jan. 19 to Mizner Park Amphitheatre in Boca Raton and end Jan. 20 at Vino ...

  7. Allman Brothers Band's Beacon Run Brings Out Susan Tedeschi, Ruthie Foster, Bernie Williams

    March 23, 2012 11:29 AM EDT Derek Trucks (left) and Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers Band trading shots (Photo: Dan Rys) By now, catching the Allman Brothers Band during its annual Beacon Theatre run and NOT seeing a surprise guest or two waltz out on stage would be a bi ...

  8. Gregg Allman Cancels Tour Dates on Doctor's Orders

    August 08, 2011 1:25 PM EDT A lingering upper respiratory condition that cut short a European tour has forced Gregg Allman off the road. On doctor's orders, the legendary artist will cancel his concert dates scheduled between Aug. 26 through Sept. 15. According to a rep ...

  9. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:05 AM EDT Gregg Allman, frontman for the legendary Allman Brothers Band, has signed with William Morrow to bring his untitled memoir to print in spring 2012. Rock memoirs have been a hot category for publishers the last several years. The announcement comes ...

  10. Simon And Garfunkel To Perform At Jazz Fest

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Simon and Garfunkel have been added to the lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The singing-songwriting duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel will join the previously announced Jazz Fest lineup that includes Pearl Jam, ...

  11. Pearl Jam, MMJ, Aretha Head To 2010 New Orleans Jazz Fest

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Aretha Franklin and, making its first appearance since February 2009, My Morning Jacket, are among the acts set for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to take place the weekends of April 23-25 and April 29-30/May 1-2 at Fair Gr ...

  12. The Billboard Q&A: Warren Haynes

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Between Multiple Bands, Warren Haynes Stays On Track With His Evil Teen Label Singer/songwriter/guitarist Warren Haynes is rock'n'roll's consummate jam band professional-and these days, that isn't a contradiction in terms. A ma ...

  13. AC Entertainment Acquires Promoter Great Big Shows

    April 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AC Entertainment, co-creator of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., has acquired Nashville-based concert promotion company Great Big Shows. This move will strengthen AC Entertainment's Nashville presence and expand its ...

  14. Springsteen, Chesney Rule Billboard Touring Awards

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Kenny Chesney and Miley Cyrus were among the big winners at the fifth annual Billboard Touring Awards, held tonight (Nov. 20) at the Roosevelt Hotel ballroom in New York. Springsteen and his band picked u ...

  15. Cherry Lane, Warren Haynes Ink Deal

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warren Haynes, in a deal that includes his nearly 150-song catalog as well as new compositions going forward. Haynes, a 20-year veteran of the Allman Brothers, a ...

  16. Allman Brothers To Receive Billboard Legend Of Live Award

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band will receive the prestigious Legend Of Live award at the 2008 Billboard Touring Awards, set for Nov. 20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The Legend Of Live award recognizes a touring professional who has had a significa ...

  17. Bonnaroo Fest Wraps With Widespread Panic

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Widespread Panic has been named as the closing main stage act of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, set for June 12-15 in Manchester, Tenn. The lineup was shuffled in the wake of a cancellation by the Allman Brothers Band due to health issues w ...

  18. Allman Brothers Postpone NYC Dates

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band have postponed their annual run of 15 shows at New York City's Beacon Theatre set for May 5-24, due to side effects from treatment of Gregg Allman's Hepatitis C. The ABB have also canceled their upcoming performa ...

  19. Caplan, Ross Form New Firm

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Brian Caplan and Jonathan Ross have formed the law firm Caplan & Ross in New York, which will focus on intellectual property and entertainment-related litigation. The lawyers were with Labaton Sucharow & Rudoff in New York. Caplan has been ...

  20. UPDATED: Youngbloods Joins Sony BMG Suit

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A suit was filed on March 23, by the Youngbloods — the 1960s rock band that included Jesse Colin Young — as part of the Cheap Trick/Allman Brothers class action suit against Sony BMG over ringtones and downloads. Since the band already sued Sony B ...

  21. R.E.M. Inducted Into Music Hall Of Fame

    September 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The four original members of R.E.M. gave a rare performance Saturday night (Sept. 16) as the group ...

  22. Capricorn Records Founder Phil Walden Dies

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Launched careers of Otis Redding, Allman Bros. Phil Walden, the Capricorn Records founder who launched the careers of Otis Redding and the Allman Brothers Band while helping pioneer the Southern rock sound of the 1970s, has died after a long battl ...

  23. On The Road

    January 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Like the mushrooms of spring, the Allman Brothers Band has popped up in New York each March for a sold-out run of dates at the 2,894-capacity Beacon Theatre. Read Ray Waddell's column. Like the mushrooms of spring, the Allman Brothers Band ha ...

  24. Warren Hayne's Christmas Jam Set For Dec. 17

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Post-prod proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. Warren Hayne's 17th annual Christmas Jam will be held again at the Asheville Civic Center Arena on December 17. This year's line-up includes Haynes, Gov't Mule, Trey Anastasio, Electr ...

  25. 'Little' Milton Campbell Dead At 71

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bluesman suffered a stroke on July 27. Mississippi bluesman Little Milton Campbell has died in a Memphis hospital from complications of a stroke, his publicist Carrie Newton confirms. Newton said Campbell, 71, died Thursday about 8:50 a.m. Newton ...

  26. VH1 Classic To Spotlight Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Daltrey, Lofgren on board for special. VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp with a two-hour special airing April 2. The event finds such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's Nils Lo ...

  27. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...

  28. Haynes Joins Dead; Osborne, Barraco Exit

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osborne and keyboardist/vocalist Rob Barraco have exited, to be replaced by jam-band guitarist extraordinaire Warren Haynes, sources say. In the ever-evolving cast of the Dead, vocalist Joan Osb ...

  29. On The Road

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ray Waddell wraps up Toby Keith's New Year's Gala at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center and previews the Allman Brothers Band's annual New York engagement. Ray Waddell wraps up Toby Keith's New Year's Gala at Na ...