Vince Gill, Dr. John And Chuck Leavell Added To The Lineup For “All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman” On January 10
One-Night-Only Concert at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta to be Filmed to Air on AXS TV in May
Previously Announced Performers Include The Allman Brothers Band, Trace Adkins, Jackson Browne, Eric Church, Natalie Cole, Brantley Gilbert, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Jaimoe, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Martina McBride, Pat Monahan, Sam Moore, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Don Was and Widespread Panic
Vince Gill, Dr. John and Chuck Leavell are the latest performers announced as part of the star-studded lineup for “All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman,” a special concert event taking place on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. The sold out event, honoring the legendary singer, songwriter and musician with once-in-a-lifetime performances from these award-winning artists, will also be filmed to air on AXS TV in May 2014.
In addition to Gill, Dr. John and Leavell, the special concert will feature a stellar lineup of previously announced artists, including: The Allman Brothers Band, Trace Adkins, Jackson Browne, Eric Church, Natalie Cole, Brantley Gilbert, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Jaimoe, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Martina McBride, Pat Monahan, Sam Moore, Robert Randolph, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Don Was and Widespread Panic.
Chuck Leavell (Rolling Stones, The Allman Brothers Band) will join an all-star band for the evening led by GRAMMY Award-winner Don Was. The band will also feature Kenny Aronoff (John Fogerty, John Mellencamp), Jack Pearson (The Allman Brothers Band) and Audley Freed (The Black Crowes, Sheryl Crow).
“The addition of Vince Gill, Dr. John and Chuck Leavell makes this already incredible lineup even more special,” commented show creator and executive producer Keith Wortman. “I’m also thrilled to be partnering with AXS TV to bring this special concert event to Gregg Allman fans around the country.”
For more information about “All My Friends; Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman,” please visit: www.celebrategreggallman.com
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About Gregg Allman
Gregg Allman is one of the most acclaimed and beloved icons in rock and roll history. A founding member of the Allman Brothers Band and successful solo artist in his own right, Allman possesses a voice that has resonated through four decades; a voice that once heard is never forgotten. At the 54th Annual Grammy Awards in 2012, the ABB was honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, in part a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the group’s seminal double album Eat a Peach. Gregg himself, inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, was also nominated for Best Blues Album of 2011 for his first solo record in 13 years, the captivating Low Country Blues.
About Executive Producer Keith Wortman:
Keith Wortman is the co-founder and former CEO of Cambio.com, a leading online entertainment network with over 4 million monthly unique visitors and over 25 million monthly page views. Cambio.com is now owned by AOL Inc. Prior to this, he was the President of MGX LAB, a leading digital media, brand strategy and business development agency whose clients included Fortune 500 companies, major sports leagues, major records labels, artist management firms and media companies. Under his leadership, MGX earned multiple Webby Award nominations and was a 2010 Webby Award winner for its digital media innovation and marketing campaign for Brad Pitt’s Make It Right New Orleans. Most recently, he produced the concert event, broadcast, and music release “We Walk The Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash,” which was broadcast nationally on PBS and released on CD/DVD/Blu-Ray by Sony Music Entertainment, and the benefit concert, broadcast, and music release “Love For Levon” which was broadcast nationally on PBS & AXS TV and released on CD/DVD/Blu-Ray by Time Life.
About Executive Producer Michael Lehman:
Michael Lehman is an attorney/artist manager who has worked in the music industry for more than 25 years. During his career, Lehman has represented luminaries such as Roger Daltrey, Luther Vandross, Ben Vereen and Rev Run (RUN DMC). In addition, he has been Gregg Allman’s manager for the past 10 years. As Allman’s manager, his significant accomplishments have included Allman’s recent #5 Billboard record Low Country Blues and his #2 NY Times bestselling autobiography My Cross To Bear. Currently, Lehman is the Executive Producer for the upcoming Gregg Allman biopic, as well as the Gregg Allman documentary.
About Musical Director Don Was:
Don has earned recognition as one of the top record producers in the music industry, having worked with an array of artists including: The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Al Green, Garth Brooks, Iggy Pop, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne, Brian Wilson and Johnny Cash to name a few. He has earned a GRAMMY for Producer of the Year as well as a BAFTA for Best Original Score. Most recently he was appointed President of legendary jazz record label, Blue Note Records.
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