Allman Brothers Band Tickets
The famous rock band from America, the Allman-Brothers-Band was initially situated in Georgia. The creation of the band took place in 1969 in Florida by two brothers namely: Gregg Allman (vocals, organ and writes songs) and Duane Allman (slide and lead guitar). Later the two brothers were joined by Butch Trucks (drums), Jaimoe (drums), Berry Oakley (bass guitar) and Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals and writes songs) . The main genre of the Allman-Brothers-Band is Southern rock which is amalgamated with elements of the jazz, blues and country music. Soon the band will be performing live, you have a superb chance of grabbing the Allman-Brothers-Band tickets, to enjoy the thrilling music of the 70s and the 80s era!
Allman Brothers Band Tickets Information
The Allman Brothers Band is a rock-blues band, which was initially based in the city of Macon in Georgia, United States. Brothers, Gregg Allman and Duane Allman created the band in Florida in the year 1969. They were supported by Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny, Dickey Betts and Butch Trucks. Although the group’s been termed the main draftsmen of southern rock, they are known to fuse together, country music, blues and jazz genres as well. In the early 1970s, the band suffered the tragic demise of lead guitarist Duane Allman, as well as bassist Berry Oakley, both of whom passed away in separate motorbike accidents. They were able to survive this loss and introduced replacements in Lamar Williams and Chuck Leavell.
The band played at several shows in the south of United States before they released their 1st album The Allman Brothers Band. For this they received thorough critical acclamation, and from then on, their cult-following started building. The launch of Idlewild South during 1970, not only earned them success but enhanced their sales. The album consisted of their upbeat song “Revival” and moodily-resolute “Midnight Rider”. After the work on this project was completed, Duane, along with Eric Clapton and Derek and the Dominos recorded the studio album, Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs.
The Allman Brothers Band achieved their commercial, as well as artistic success in 1971 when they released their album At Fillmore East, recorded at the famous rock site “Fillmore East”. The album featured extended versions of their records “Whipping Post” and “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed” and is often referred to as 1 of the best live albums of all times. Moreover, it gained 49th spot on the Rolling Stone’s “The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The song "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" even summonsed comparisons to the likes of Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Now for the band’s upcoming concerts at various states in America, including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Georgia, North Carolina and more, we are now providing Allman Brothers Band tickets on our website!
With the release of their album Brothers and Sisters in 1973, consisting of their megahit song “Ramblin’ Man”, the band saw the peak of their commercial prosperity. Unfortunately, the band members parted ways in 1976, owing to internal disagreements, and although they got back together in the later part of 1970s, the band dissolved once again in the year 1982.
Finally in 1989, the Allman Brothers Band reformed with a few new band-members, and they have been touring and recording ever since. Owing to some personnel modifications during the latter part of 1990s, Betts departed the group too. Then in the 2000s, the band gained stability with members Oteil Burbridge, Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes, and earned ample popularity for their sequence of concerts in New York City every spring.
The Allman Brothers Band is the proud owners of 5 platinum and 11 gold albums, along with being instated into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1995. Moreover, in 2004, they were ranked 52nd by Rolling Stone in their index of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. The group’s songs are widely known to have been employed in quite a few advertisements as well as TV programs. Their song “Jessica” was used in BBC’s renowned show Top Gear. It also featured in the movie Field of Dreams. For this track, the Allman Brothers Band also received the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
At the Billboard Touring Awards in 2008 in New York, the band was given the “Legend of Live Award”. Furthermore, in spring 2010, the band changed its venues and moved to the United Palace Theatre; however they went back to Beacon Theatre in 2011 and played their 200th concert there. This year, the band was presented with the “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” for all their brilliant works. So for all the excited fans out there, who want to witness the legendary group’s live performance, we have now placed the Allman Brothers Band tickets on our website.