1. Rounder Records Announces Gregg Allman's Final Album is Out in September: Listen to First Song

    July 26, 2017 11:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman spent his final years working on his last record, 'Southern Blood.' On Wednesday (July 26) Rounder Records announced they will be releasing Gregg Allman ’s final studio album, Southern Blood , on Friday, Sept. 8. Southern Bloo ...

  2. Jackson Browne, Steve Winwood, Little Steven Headlining Third Laid Back Festival in Honor of Founder Gregg Allman

    June 13, 2017 11:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Laid Back Festival show will go on. Less than a month after co-founder Gregg Allman 's death at age 69, the food and music event will hit the road for a three-city swing in September with an All-Star collection of rock icons paying tribute ...

  3. Country Artists Gather to Perform Gregg Allman Tribute at CMT Music Awards 2017 | Billboard News

    Country Artists Gather to Perform Gregg Allman Tribute at CMT Music Awards 2017 | Billboard News

    June 07, 2017 9:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum's Chris Kelley kicked off the show with a rocking tribute to the late great Gregg Allman. Greg Allman , cma festival , Country Music TV Awards , country music , cma fest , billboard news , Billboa ...

  4. CMT Music Awards Open With All-Star Gregg Allman Tribute

    June 07, 2017 8:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville-born rocker Gregg Allman died on May 27, and while the Allman Brothers are primarily regarded as a rock band, the Allman flavor heavily influenced the last few generations of country-rockers. So it was only fitting that the CMT Music Award ...

  5. Gregg Allman Tribute Opens 2017 CMT Music Awards

    Gregg Allman Tribute Opens 2017 CMT Music Awards

    June 07, 2017 8:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks kick off the 2017 CMT Music Awards with a tribute to Gregg Allman by playing "Midnight Rider." Videos Charles Kelley Jason Aldean Darius Rucker Derek Trucks Gregg Allman Brightco ...

  6. 'Ramblin' Man' Gregg Allman Laid to Rest Near Highway 41

    June 03, 2017 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary Southern rocker Gregg Allman was laid to rest Saturday (June 3) near his older brother Duane in the same cemetery where they used to write songs among the tombstones, not far from U.S. Highway 41. Thousands of fans lined the streets of Mac ...

  7. Jason Isbell, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge & More Remember Gregg Allman

    June 02, 2017 10:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following Gregg Allman 's death last weekend at the age of 69 due to complications from liver cancer, there has been an outpouring of tributes for the Allman Brothers Band frontman from the music community and fans alike.  Billboard spoke with ...

  8. Gregg Allman's Son Devon on His Dad's Legacy, Possible Birthday Concert: 'His Music Will Last Forever'

    May 30, 2017 6:47 PM EDT 0 0 6 Devon Allman, 44, is the second oldest of the late Gregg Allman 's four children, from his first marriage to Shelley Kay Jefts (who died last year). The younger Allman, who didn't get to know his father until he was a teenager, is also the ...

  9. Gregg Allman Funeral Set for Saturday in Macon, Georgia

    May 30, 2017 6:34 PM EDT The ceremony will not be open to the public. A private funeral for Gregg Allman is scheduled for Saturday in his hometown of Macon, Georgia.  Allman died last Saturday  (May 27) of complications from liver cancer at the age of 69 at his home in Sav ...

  10. Peter Frampton Remembers Friend and Hero Gregg Allman: 'Such a Genuine, All-About-the-Music Kind of Guy'

    May 30, 2017 3:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Peter Frampton 's friendship with Gregg Allman stretches back to the late '90s, when they first met, but he's admired and been a fan of the late Southern rock icon, who passed away Saturday at the age of 69, since the late '60s. ...

  11. Please Call Home: A Conversation Between an Allman Brothers Superfan and His Son on the Band's Impact

    May 30, 2017 2:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band have been present in this music journalist’s life for as long as I’ve known about music, thanks to growing up in a suburban New Jersey household where they were viewed as the best-case scenario of rock ’n’ roll. This was chi ...

  12. Allman Brothers Manager Bert Holman Talks Band Archives in Wake of Gregg Allman's Death: 'There's a Great Deal of Material'

    May 30, 2017 12:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 He may be gone, but we have not heard the last of Gregg Allman, who passed away on Saturday (May 27). For starters, the album Allman was working on with producer Don Was will come out this fall, likely in September, with more details on that expecte ...

  13. Rickey Medlocke of Lynyrd Skynyrd Remembers Gregg Allman's 'Unmistakable Voice'

    May 29, 2017 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 No band is more associated with The Allman Brothers Band and their Southern rock legacy than Lynyrd Skynyrd . Hailing from Jacksonville, Fla., and an eyewitness to the birth of the Allmans, Skynyrd became the standard-bearer for the next generation ...

  14. Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad on Gregg Allman: 'He Was an Inventor'

    May 29, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band and Grand Funk Railroad each released their debut albums three months apart during 1969, and as contemporaries and road warriors at the same time, the two bands developed a respectful kinship with each other. Here, Grand Fun ...

  15. For Gregg Allman, Touring and Live Performance Was the 'Medicine He Needed'

    May 28, 2017 9:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Southern rock pioneer Gregg Allman was as gifted as he was unpredictable, leading a life marked by band shakeups, breakups and short-lived marriages. Despite his roller-coaster lifestyle, Allman found sanctity performing for others and his affection ...

  16. 7 Great Blues Songs the Allman Brothers Made Their Own

    May 28, 2017 6:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman, who died yesterday (May 27) at the age of 69, was one of the greatest blues-rock singers of his generation, and maybe the greatest white blues singer of all time . And throughout The Allman Brothers Band's four-decade-plus reign, ...

  17. In Memory of Gregory Allman: Writer Alan Light Recalls His Time With the Midnight Rider

    May 28, 2017 5:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Gregg Allman’s devoted manager, Michael Lehman, first spoke to me about working with Gregg on his autobiography, I was skeptical. I had written a few stories about Gregg before, and knew that he was a reluctant interview -- he could be serious ...

  18. Allman Brothers Band Was 'Big Bang Moment,' Scott Sharrard Writes in Tribute

    May 28, 2017 4:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Paying tribute to his late friend and former bandmate Gregg Allman , guitarist Scott Sharrard asks, "Does anyone doubt that he is the greatest white blues singer of all time? I certainly do not." In a written statement posted to Sharrard&# ...

  19. Charlie Daniels on Musical Peer Gregg Allman: 'The Best White Blues Singer I've Ever Heard'

    May 28, 2017 4:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country legend Charlie Daniels was a musical peer and great admirer of Gregg Allman, the singer and guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band who died Saturday (May 28) at age 69. Here, Daniels talks to Billboard about his memories of Gregg's one- ...

  20. Gregg Allman 'Will Always Be My Hero': Read Chuck Leavell's Touching Tribute

    May 28, 2017 10:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 For famed keyboardist Chuck Leavell, the passing of Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band on Saturday (May 27) at the age of 69 was like losing "not only a friend and brother, but a strong inspiration to me very early on in my career," ...

  21. Trouble No More: Allman Brothers Biographer Alan Paul Reflects on 25 Years of Interviewing Gregg Allman

    May 27, 2017 7:29 PM EDT The surprising secret at the heart of Gregg Allman's blues-rock music: He was really a folkie soul singer. The news of Gregg Allman ’s death got me listening to his music on repeat. In that regard, today isn’t much different than any other day ...

  22. The 20 Greatest Allman Brothers Band Songs: Critic's Picks

    May 27, 2017 6:07 PM EDT Maybe more than any of their peers, The Allman Brothers Band were a group defined by eras, personalities and tragedies. Between the outfit's 1969 self-titled debut and their last official studio album, 2003's Hittin' The Note , they ...

  23. Cher Reacts to Gregg Allman's Death: 'Words Are Impossible'

    May 27, 2017 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cher has shared a simple but emotional message in remembrance of Gregg Allman , whom she was married to briefly in the '70s. The singer, who is rarely at a loss for words on social media, paid tribute to the rock 'n' blues pioneer and ...

  24. Music World Reacts to Death of Gregg Allman

    May 27, 2017 4:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band co-founder died at age 69 over the Memoral Day weekend. Gregg Allman , the legendary singer-songwriter and co-founder of  The Allman Brothers Band , passed away "peacefully" at his home in Savannah, Ga., over the w ...

  25. Gregg Allman Denies Reports He's Entered Hospice Care

    April 24, 2017 5:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman has denied reports that he's entered hospice care, instead telling fans via Facebook that he's resting at home in Savannah, Georgia, on doctor's orders. "I want to thank you for all the love that you are sending,&quo ...

  26. Gregg Allman Scraps All Tour Dates for 2017

    March 14, 2017 11:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman has canceled all of his scheduled tour dates for the year. The 69-year-old rocker posted Monday on his website that "it has been determined that Gregg will not be touring in 2017." In November, Allman said he was taking severa ...

  27. Gregg Allman Cancels Shows Due to Vocal Cord Injury

    November 09, 2016 6:39 PM EST 0 0 0 Rocker Gregg Allman has cancelled or rescheduled his shows for the rest of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 after a vocal cord injury. The 68-year-old musician said in a statement posted on his website Tuesday he's taking several months off from ...

  28. Gregg Allman Returns to the Road After Health Problems

    November 02, 2016 4:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman will mount a full winter tour after recovering from the health issues which forced the cancelation of a raft of concerts.  The Hall of Famer has announced a winter 2017 tour, starting with two nights in Savannah, GA to celebrate New Yea ...

  29. 'Midnight Rider' Insurer Tells Judge It Doesn't Have to Cover Criminal Acts

    October 05, 2016 8:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 New York Marine and General Insurance Company is looking to disclaim any payment responsibility for what happened on Feb. 20, 2014, when during the shooting of the Gregg Allman biopic  Midnight Rider  in Georgia, a train collision killed camera assi ...

  30. Gregg Allman Cancels Tour Dates Over 'Serious Health Issues'

    August 05, 2016 3:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Friday (Aug. 5), venerable Allman Brother /Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman canceled all his tour dates through mid-October as he battles what a press release calls “serious health issues.” The 68-year old is currently being treated by th ...

  31. Laura Jane Grace Will Perform in North Carolina 'As a Form of Protest' Against Anti-LGBT Laws

    April 13, 2016 11:47 PM EDT Against Me’s Laura Jane Grace won’t be backing down over North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT laws. There won’t be a boycott of the state. On the contrary, the transgender artist is coming to play as a “form of protest”.  Grace has confirmed the punk-ro ...

  32. Gregg Allman Stands With LGBT Community But Won't Cancel North Carolina Concert

    April 12, 2016 4:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 While Bruce Springsteen and Bryan Adams have canceled concerts in North Carolina over the state's controversial bathroom law, Gregg Allman has announced he will perform in the state as planned on Wednesday. Allman isn't, however, coming ou ...

  33. Gregg Allman Talks Touring, Returning Home 50 Years Later

    July 24, 2015 7:41 PM EDT Gregg Allman remembers hitting the road for the first time five decades ago this month.  "Me and Duane and two other chaps left Daytona Beach, Fla., on July 5, 1965 -- not too long after I graduated from high school," he told Billboard ...

  34. Lynyrd Skynyrd & Peter Frampton Join Forces on 'Call Me the Breeze': Exclusive Video

    July 17, 2015 2:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 When he got the call to be part of an all-star tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd last fall, Peter Frampton didn't hesitate for a moment. "We've known each other on a very close level," Frampton tells Billboard. He joined the group to pla ...

  35. How Atlanta's Fox Theatre Is Celebrating 40 Years Since Gregg Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Other Southern Rockers Saved It

    May 27, 2015 4:14 PM EDT 0 0 0  When Gregg Allman got the call to join more than a dozen acts in a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute concert in late 2014 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre , he quickly signed on, and not just because he and the band are long-standing members of the Southern-rock brot ...

  36. 'Midnight Rider' Director: Georgia Train Crash 'Ultimately My Responsibility'

    March 21, 2015 1:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The director of an ill-fated movie about singer Gregg Allman said Friday (March 20) that it's "ultimately my responsibility" that his crew ended up on a Georgia railroad bridge in the path of a freight train that killed a camera assis ...

  37. 'Midnight Rider' Director Randall Miller to Stand Trial in Sarah Jones Case

    March 07, 2015 1:29 PM EST Randall Miller had just begun shooting the Gregg Allman biographical movie Midnight Rider when the production turned into a nightmare -- a freight train traveling 55 mph plowed into the director's crew on a Georgia railroad bridge, injurin ...

  38. 'Midnight Rider' 1st A.D. Wants Criminal Charges Dismissed

    January 14, 2015 3:22 AM EST Authorities broke a promise to grant a filmmaker immunity from prosecution when they charged her with crimes in a fatal train collision during shooting of a movie about singer Gregg Allman , the woman's attorneys said. Hillary Schwartz was wo ...

  39. Video Released of Moments Before Sarah Jones' Death on 'Midnight Rider' Set

    November 01, 2014 11:21 AM EDT Director Randall Miller is also shown repeatedly saying "that's not my job" when asked why he didn't know there could be a train barreling down on his crew. In a 30-minute report at the top of Friday night's (Oct. 31) 20/2 ...

  40. Gregg Allman Dismissed From 'Midnight Rider' Lawsuit

    October 30, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Sarah Jones' family drops lawsuit against three defendants. Lawyers for Sarah Jones ' family are dropping  Gregg Allman , Midnight Rider executive producer  Michael Lehman and the unfinished film's distributor Open Road Films from t ...

  41. Allman Brothers Band Puts Focus on Duane Allman at Final Beacon Theatre Show

    October 29, 2014 6:04 PM EDT When guitarists Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes announced in January that they would no longer perform with the Allman Brothers Band after this year, it wasn't clear what that meant. This iteration of the group had been together almost 15 year ...

  42. 'Midnight Rider' Assistant Director Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

    September 29, 2014 6:01 PM EDT Hillary Schwartz is set to be arraigned Tuesday morning. The criminal case involving the death of Midnight Rider camera assistant Sarah Jones has been expanded to include first assistant director Hillary Schwartz . Schwartz has been charged with i ...

  43. 'Midnight Rider' Director, Producers Charged in Death of Film Crew Member

    July 03, 2014 11:36 AM EDT "Midnight Rider" director Randall Miller and producers Jody Savin and Jay Sedrish have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in Wayne County, Georgia superior court following the death of camera assistant Sarah ...

  44. Gregg Allman, 'Midnight Rider' Producers Facing New Injury Lawsuit

    June 17, 2014 6:18 PM EDT Antonyia Verna says the February 20 train incident that killed one crew member left her with serious physical injuries and post-traumatic stress. The hits keep coming for producers of "Midnight Rider" as makeup artist Antonyia Verna has ...

  45. Allman Brothers Band Set 'Final Concerts'

    June 02, 2014 9:49 AM EDT 1.203 k 93 0 Longtime members Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes announced their departures earlier this year. "I don't think anyone knows exactly what's gonna happen," says Trucks on whether the group will actually call it a day. "I ...

  46. Gregg Allman, Filmmakers Sued Over 'Midnight Rider' Train Death

    May 22, 2014 1:41 AM EDT 9 3 1 Singer Gregg Allman was sued Wednesday along with movie producers, a railroad company and others accused of being responsible for the February death of a young camera assistant when a freight train slammed into a film crew in southeast Georgia. The ...

  47. Gregg Allman Drops Lawsuit Against 'Midnight Rider' Film Producers

    May 13, 2014 9:36 AM EDT Gregg Allman agreed Tuesday drop his lawsuit against movie producers who were making a film about the singer's life when a freight train plowed into their Georgia crew and killed a camera assistant. Attorneys for the Allman Brothers Band sing ...

  48. 'Midnight Rider': Gregg Allman Files Lawsuit Against Producers

    May 02, 2014 6:44 PM EDT Gregg Allman has filed a lawsuit against the producers of the troubled biopic “Midnight Rider,” alleging that the life rights to his story have lapsed.  The lawsuit alleges that Unclaimed Freight Productions picked up an option on his life story i ...

  49. Morning Fix: Prince and His Scary Masters; Pandora CFO Talks Q1; Music Wants a Slice of the Upfront Pie

    April 28, 2014 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE PRINCE GETS MASTERS BACK, WHICH LABELS SAY 'SCARES US SILLY' The April 18 announcement that Prince had re-signed with his first label, Warner Bros. Records, where he had resided from 1978 ...

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