1. '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 ...

  2. '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 ...

  3. '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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. '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 ...

  8. '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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. '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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Gregg Allman Begs 'Midnight Rider' Director Not to Resume Filming

    April 26, 2014 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The subject of the controversial biopic doesn't want production to continue after the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. “Midnight Rider” subject Gregg Allman, a founding member of the iconic Southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band, is ...

  16. Gregg Allman Begs 'Midnight Rider' Director Not to Resume Filming

    April 25, 2014 2:41 PM EDT The musician who serves as the subject of the controversial biopic doesn't want production to continue after the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. "Midnight Rider" subject Gregg Allman is urging director Randall Miller not to p ...

  17. Allman Brothers Postpone More Dates Due to Gregg Allman's Bronchitis

    March 24, 2014 3:16 PM EDT UPDATE: The Allman Brothers Band announced Monday that they will postpone the remaining four dates at the Beacon Theatre as Gregg Allman recovers from bronchitis. "The Allman Brothers Band announced the postponement of the remaining four Beaco ...

  18. Adam Levine and Blake Shelton Squabble Off-Camera While Shooting 'The Voice': Watch

    March 06, 2014 2:50 AM EST 3 1 0 The latest episode of "The Voice" may have solidified Blake Shelton's spot in last place when recruiting team members during the blind auditions, but off-camera, he celebrated his victories plenty in front of the other coaches. " ...

  19. Morning Fix: Pharrell, U2, Karen O, 'Frozen' Battle for Best Song Oscar; Drake, ID-PR Split Post-Rolling Stone Debacle; Paco de Lucia Remembered by Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, More

    February 28, 2014 8:47 AM EST Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE PHARRELL, U2, KAREN O, 'FROZEN': WHO WILL WIN THE BATTLE FOR THIS WEEKEND'S BEST SONG OSCAR? Just two years ago, the Academy Awards telecast didn't feature a song performance — p ...

  20. 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 ...

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

    February 27, 2014 8:06 PM EST 0 0 0 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. Savannah Film Office director William H ...

  22. 'Midnight Rider' Film Crewmember Killed on Georgia Set Identified

    February 21, 2014 3:40 PM EST The camera operator who died on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" has been named as Sarah Elizabeth Jones. The 27-year-old from Atlanta was working as a Second Camera Assistant on the film when she was hit by a train, w ...

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

    January 06, 2014 11:18 PM EST 0 0 0 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 a ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. Gregg Allman Set for All-Star Tribute Concert

    October 23, 2013 1:30 PM EDT The Allman Brothers, Sam Moore, Taj Mahal, Warren Haynes, Eric Church and several others have signed on to pay tribute in concert to Gregg Allman early next year. "All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman" will b ...

  26. 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 ...

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  28. 'Love for Levon' Helm Benefit: John Mayer, Dierks Bentley + More

    August 23, 2012 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley and several other musicians are getting together to pay tribute to the late Levon Helm . The "Love for Levon" benefit concert will be held Oct. 3 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. It will ...

  29. Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Fests: Avett Brothers, Grace Potter + More

    August 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Reflecting the diversity of music enjoyed by country music fans and the band's own popularity, Zac Brown Band has unveiled lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals, set for Nashville's Riverfront Park this Sept. 21- ...

  30. Avett Brothers, Grace Potter, Gregg Allman, More Join Zac Brown Band for Southern Ground Fests

    August 02, 2012 11:30 AM EDT Reflecting the diversity of music enjoyed by country music fans and the band's own popularity, Zac Brown Band has unveiled lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals, set for Nashville's Riverfront Park this Sept. 2 ...

  31. 'Baybrah' Gregg Allman Talks Duane, NYC, 'My Cross to Bear'

    June 06, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 In his New York Times best seller "My Cross to Bear" ( currently No. 4 ), Gregg Allman tells his amazing life story. From his humble beginnings growing up in the South with big brother Duane, raising hell and drifting from band to band unt ...

  32. L.A. Reid, Martin Bandier, Doug Morris, More Honor Cornerstone's Jon Cohen at Syracuse University Event

    May 04, 2012 6:17 AM EDT (L-R): Cornerstone/Fader's Jon Cohen, Martin Bandier, L.A. Reid, and Doug Morris. (Photo: Ben Gabbe) ( Disclosure: The author of this article, Billboard.biz editor Jem Aswad, graduated from Syracuse University and has appeared as a lecturer a ...

  33. Gregg Allman Passes Heart Tests, Cleared for Book Tour

    May 01, 2012 7:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Gregg Allman will begin a book tour next week after passing heart tests at The Mayo Clinic. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member had delayed the tour after experiencing arrhythmia following recent hernia surgery related to his 2010 liver transplant ...

  34. Gregg Allman Postponing Book Tour for Heart Tests, Talks Summer Shows

    April 26, 2012 8:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Poor health hasn't robbed Gregg Allman of his sense of humor. Just as it seemed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member was finally over the effects of his liver transplant two years ago, he's been forced to delay his upcoming book tour to p ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Glen Campbell, Diana Ross, George Jones, Allman Brothers, More Honored at Grammy Special Merit Awards

    February 12, 2012 5:30 PM EST Lifetime Achievement Award winners (from left) George Jones, Gregg Allman, Diana Ross and Glen Campbell at The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony at L.A.'s Wilshire Ebell Theatre. (Photo: WireImage) LOS ANGELES -- Glen ...

  37. Grammy Nominations: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    December 01, 2011 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 On a night when the Recording Academy recognized the genius of The 54th Grammy Awards nominations reveal love for music softer than the dance-party tracks that fill the pop airwaves, a victory of sorts for indie rock. Record and song of the year has ...

  38. CMA Awards: Taylor Swift Reclaims Top Prize

    November 09, 2011 11:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry Shine on Country's Biggest Night It was a mix of old favorites and new blood at the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, as many acts on the show claimed their first trophies. The first aw ...

  39. Jason Aldean and The Band Perry early CMA winners

    November 09, 2011 9:56 PM EST It's Jason Aldean's party at the Country Music Association Awards, but a melancholy song about dying young by rising stars The Band Perry is the early surprise. Country music's biggest night Wednesday started with unexpected appeara ...

  40. Americana Music Awards: Robert Plant, Mumford & Sons Honored

    October 14, 2011 10:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 While historically Robert Plant and Nashville might not go hand in hand with each other, the legendary Led Zeppelin front man and Music City were pretty good for each other Thursday night (Oct. 13), as he picked up a top album nod at the 10th Annual ...

  41. 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 ...

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

    August 08, 2011 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 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&# ...

  43. Gregg Allman Is Latest Rocker to Announce Memoir

    May 20, 2011 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 t ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Lauryn Hill, Wyclef, Mellencamp to Make New Orleans Jazz Fest Debuts

    April 29, 2011 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wyclef Jean , Cyndi Lauper , John Mellencamp , Lauryn Hill and Fantasia will make first-time appearances at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, joining a lineup of familiar acts for the 43rd annual tradition that opens Friday at a race track ...

  46. Johnny Winter Taps All-Star Lineup for 'Roots' Album

    April 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It should be no surprise that Johnny Winter 's next album finds him playing the blues. But on "Roots," due out later this year, he's playing other people's blues. The veteran guitarist, singer and bandleader's first stu ...

  47. Sound & Vision: RedOne and 10 Other Producers Ruling Music

    April 01, 2011 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 They produce the songs that make the whole world sing -- and dance, and mosh, and head-bob, and do the country two-step. RedOne and 10 other producers who rule the music universe: RedOne Five years ago, the Billboard Hot 100 was a safe haven for the ...

  48. Warren Haynes Mines His Soul Roots On 'Man in Motion' Album, Due in May

    February 24, 2011 12:28 PM EST 0 0 0 G ov't Mule co-founder and Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes will shows his roots as a soul man with the May 10 release of his fourth solo album, "Man in Motion" (Stax/Concord Music Group). The 10-song set, recorded in Will ...

  49. Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Led by Eminem, Arcade Fire, Lil Wayne

    February 15, 2011 11:43 AM EST 0 0 0 The Bonnaroo 2011 lineup is in, and rap superstars Eminem and Lil Wayne , album of the year Grammy winner Arcade Fire , and veteran rock acts Buffalo Springfield and Dr. John and the Original Meters have been tapped to play the summer music festival ...

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