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The Allman Brothers Band at The Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion, Gilford, NH

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The Allman Brothers Band US Cellular Pavilion at Meadowbrook Gilford, NH Aug. 24, 2009

In celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, The Allman Brothers Band would seem to be playing it safe, at least judging from setlists relying almost solely on staples of their repertoire. But if their New Hampshire appearance proved anything, it was that mere titles don't convey what actually happens on stage.

The back drop behind the stage ...

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Allman Brothers Band at the Beacon, NYC, March 27, 2009

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The Allman Brothers Band Beacon Theatre New York, New York March 27th, 2009

The Allman Brothers March 27th show at The Beacon Theater epitomized the band's entire 2009 run at the now gorgeously refurbished off-Broadway theatre. The Dixie rock pioneers played brilliantly most of the time on their own while their guests were hit and miss.

Not surprisingly, most of the novelty of the Beacon run has come from sit-ins ...

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The Allman Brothers Band: Beacon Preview 2009, Forty Years and Counting

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The Allman Brothers Band's 2009 run at New York City's Beacon Theatre carries more than its usual amount of hot-blooded anticipation. This year is the band's 40th anniversary, impressive enough in itself for any band, perhaps doubly so for one with the cataclysmic history of this group, with its well- documented accounts of personal tragedy and recurrent internecine warfare.

Celebration of the ABB milestone looks to include more than the customary array of special guests for its mid-to-late ...

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The Allman Brothers Summer Tour 2008: The Road Goes On

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The Allman Brothers BandComcast CenterMansfield, MassachusettsAugust 16th, 2008There were more than just a small handful of stellar moments during the Allman Brother's set at the newly christened Comcast Center in Mansfield MA August 16th. But the seminal Southern rockers never built up a full head of steam during the course of their comparatively truncated two-hour set.Perhaps that lack of cumulative momentum was due to taking the stage around 9:00 with an 11 P.M. ...

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Brothers in Beantown: The Allmans' Summer Tour '07

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The Allman Brothers reaffirmed their love affair with the city of Boston by playing two nights in Beantown early in their summer 2007 tour. In doing so, they answered the question “What's summer without ABB@ The Tweeter? and suggested this venue in the heart of the city might well serve as a regular stop in summers to come.

As if hometown heroes or returning prodigal sons, the band took the stage to absolutely roaring acclamation on August 7th. Unlike the ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

The Allman Brothers Band: Boston Common 8/17/71

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The latest Allman Brothers archive title, Boston Common 8-17-71, is not essential for either the devout Peach-head or the casually curious. But it will remind both the aficionado and the dilettante that the scintillating peaks scaled by The Brothers' At Fillmore East were nevertheless revisited fairly regularly.

The group brings an edgy energy---and, during the lengthiest improvisations, an altogether melancholy majesty--to a fairly standard set. The list of titles may look familiar but, then as now, hardly tells the story ...

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Allman Brothers Light Up the Beacon Theatre

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Allman Brothers Band Beacon Theater New York, New York March 20-31, April 5-8, 2007

The Allman Brothers have always done what they had to do. Whether it's sleeping in abandoned buildings to save money in their struggling days (as recounted in the liner notes of their newest archival release), or fighting their way through internecine battles in the eighties, nineties and new millennium, this seminal Southern rock band hasn't just survived: they've ...

OPINION/EDITORIAL

The Colossal Mess of "The Allman Brothers Band at Fillmore East"

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The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East Polygram 1971 (1986)

While the recent release of Eat a Peach, Deluxe Edition is a most welcome addition to the Allman Brothers Band discography, it incandescently illuminates the pornographically haphazard release history of this important material. The original two-LP release was largely culled from a series of four shows performed on March 12 and 13, 1971 at New York City's Fillmore East Auditorium. Since ...



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