The Allman Brothers Band Confirms Tour Dates with Widespread Panic for 40th Anniversary Tour

March 31, 2009

Following their May dates along the West Coast with the Doobie Brothers (at select shows), the rock and roll icons will share the stage with fellow Georgia road warriors Widespread Panic for their summer and fall run of shows beginning August 21 in Camden, NJ.

The two bands will spend the end of summer touring the east coast with stops in Canandaigua, NY and Gilford, NH before performing at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, NY August 27. A stop in Mansfield, MA and Hartford, CT will follow before back-to-back shows at the Charter One Pavilion in Chicago close out this leg of the trek. With only a month to rest, the ABB and Panic do it again with two shows at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC to kick off a southern run taking them through Virginia, Raleigh, NC, Knoxville and Nashville, TN before two final shows in the Lone Star State October 16 at the Center in Dallas and October 17 at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in Houston.

The nationwide trek comes after the ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND--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)—wrapped up an impressive annual residency at the Beacon Theatre where the Brothers performed 101 songs in 15 nights with the help of a who’s who of musician friends sitting in various nights including Eric Clapton, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh of the Dead, Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell of Phish, John Bell and Jimmy Herring of Widespread Panic, Sheryl Crow, Billy Gibbons, Kid Rock, Bruce Hornsby, and Levon Helm, among many others. To honor their 40th birthday on March 26, the night was a special “Evening With” show (no guests) where the band performed their 1969 self-titled debut in its entirety as the opening set. For a full list of songs, see below. All 15 of the Beacon shows were broadcasted on the cutting-edge webcast site , the brainchild of Butch Trucks.

Athens, GA’s Widespread Panic, celebrating over 23 years together, will be joining the Brothers for the summer and fall trek. After years of relentless touring, Panic continues to be one of the biggest selling bands on the road today. They have sold out venues across the country, ranging from New York’s Madison Square Garden to their record strength of sold out nights at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Although both bands have shared the stage at a number of festivals, this will be their first extensive joint tour outing.

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ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND confirmed tour dates are:
Date:               City:                            Venue:                                                Also appearing:
Tue      5/12     Oakland, CA                Fox Theatre                                         An Evening With…
Wed    5/13     Oakland, CA                Fox Theatre                                         An Evening With…
Fri        515      Portland, OR               Theatre of the Clouds                         Doobie Bros
Sat       5/16     George, WA                The Gorge Amphitheater           The Dead/Doobie Brothers
Tue      5/19     Los Angeles, CA         Greek Theatre                                     Doobie Brothers
Wed    5/20     Los Angeles, CA         Greek Theatre                                     Doobie Brothers
Fri        5/22     Valley Center, CA        Harrah’s Rincon                                  Doobie Brothers
Sat       5/23     Indio, CA                      Fantasy Springs Casino                     Doobie Brothers
Sun      5/24     Las Vegas, NV            Red Rock Casino – Backyard            An Evening With…
Sun      5/31     Hunter, NY                   Mountain Jam Festival
Fri        6/5       Live Oak, FL                Wanee Festival
Sat       6/6       Live Oak, FL                Wanee Festival
Wed    8/19     Holmdel, NJ                 PNC Bank Arts Center                        Doobie Brothers
Fri        8/21     Camden, NJ                Susquehanna Bank Center                Widespread Panic
Sat       8/22     Canandaigua, NY        CMAC                                                  Widespread Panic
Mon     8/24     Gilford, NH                   Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion     Widespread Panic
Thu      8/27     Wantagh, NY               Nikon at Jones Beach Theater           Widespread Panic
Sat       8/29     Mansfield, MA              Comcast Center for Perf. Arts            Widespread Panic
Sun      8/30     Hartford, CT                New England Dodge Music Center    Widespread Panic
Wed    9/2       Chicago, IL          Charter One Pavilion @ Northerly Island    Widespread Panic
Thu      9/3       Chicago, IL          Charter One Pavilion @ Northerly Island    Widespread Panic
Sat       10/3     Charlotte, NC              Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre          Widespread Panic
Sun      10/4     Charlotte, NC              Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre          Widespread Panic
Tue      10/6     Columbia, MD             Merriweather Post Pavilion                 Widespread Panic
Wed    10/7     Portsmouth, VA           Ntelos Wireless Pavilion                     Widespread Panic
Sun      10/11   Raleigh, NC                 Walnut Creek Amphitheatre               Widespread Panic
Tue      10/13   Knoxville, TN               World’s Fair Park                                Widespread Panic
Wed    10/14   Nashville, TN               Riverfront Park                                    Widespread Panic
Fri        10/16   Dallas, TX          Center                    Widespread Panic
Sat       10/17   Houston, TX                Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion         Widespread Panic

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