Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Allman Brothers Band To Return To The Beacon Theatre For March 2011 Shows

The Allman Brothers Band have confirmed in a news conference held yesterday that the group will return to the Beacon Theatre in New York City for a run of shows throughout next March.

The group have announced that they will perform eight shows between March 10-19.

The March 12 show will be a special event, marking the 40th anniversary of the recording of the band's pivotal At Fillmore East live album.

Band co-founders Gregg Allman, Butch Trucks and Jaimoe Johanson announced the group’s return to the Beacon at a press conference held at the venue. Over the last 21 years, the band has made the venue their home-away-from-home, playing nearly 200 shows there in annual, multi-show stands. The Allmans had a one-year diversion from the Beacon back in 1995 when they played Radio City Music Hall instead. Last year, the band were forced to make alternate plans for a New York run at the United Palace Theater when the Beacon became home to the Cirque du Soleil production, Banana Shpeel.

At the time, Gregg Allman commented, “It’s a drag, but one monkey don’t stop no show.”

Tickets for the March shows at the Beacon will go on sale Saturday, December 4th at this location.

The Allman Brothers Band "Ain't Wastin' No Time No More" Live At the DAR Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. 11/12/2010

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