Third Annual Allman Family Revival to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Greg Allman
This weekend marks the late Greg Allman’s birthday along with a celebration of his life during the third annual Allman Family Revival. Born December 8, Greg Allman will be honored with a trio of shows led by his son, Devon Allman, and Dickey Betts’ son, Duane Betts. The first will take place at the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco on December 7, a sold-out event.
Additional stops will include the Mission Ballroom in Denver on December 8 and New York City’s Beacon Theatre on December 28, where The Allman Brothers Band played more than 230 times. The Allman Betts Band will open all three shows followed by tribute sets to The Allman Brothers Band and Greg Allman featuring a rotating cast of all-star musicians.
This impressive list includes: Todd Park Mohr (Big Head Todd & The Monsters), Eric Krasno (Lettuce, Soulive) Robert Randolph (Robert Randolph & The Family Band), Jimmy Hall (Wet Willie), blues phenom Samantha Fish, Jimmy Vivino (Musical director for Conan on TBS and Jimmy Vivino and The Basic Cable Band), Robin Zander (Cheap Trick), JD Simo (SIMO), drummer/producer Alex Orbison (Roy Orbison’s son), Eric McFadden (George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars, Stockholm Syndrome), blues guitar prodigy Brandon “TAZ” Niederauer, Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke), brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson (North Mississippi Allstars), G Love (G Love & Special Sauce), blues/rock artist Ally Venable, bass player Lamar Williams, Jr. (son of Allman Brothers’ bassist Lamar Williams), and singer/songwriter Lily Hiatt (daughter of John Hiatt). Not all of the artists will be playing all three shows.
Back in 2017, Devon Allman hosted the first Allman Family Revival at The Fillmore in San Francisco to commemorate what would have been his father’s 70th birthday. The celebration of Greg Allman’s life and music returned for a second year and became a year-end fan favorite with four-hour marathon jams featuring The Allman Betts Band along with stellar musicians like Brooklyn Allman, Marcus King, and some of the same amazing talents from 2019’s lineup. Building on the success of the first two runs, the revival expanded this year to include the stops in Denver and New York.
A handful of tickets are still available for Denver and New York, and part of all three shows’ proceeds will benefit School of Rock, which provides after-school music programs across the U.S. For more information and to purchase tickets, go The Allman Betts Band tour page or click on the links below.