AXS TV PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND CAREER OF BUTCH TRUCKS, ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND CO-FOUNDER, WITH A SPECIAL AIRING OF ‘ALL MY FRIENDS: CELEBRATING THE SONGS & VOICE OF GREGG ALLMAN’ TOMORROW, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

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AXS TV PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND CAREER OF BUTCH TRUCKS, ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND CO-FOUNDER, WITH A SPECIAL AIRING OF ‘ALL MY FRIENDS: CELEBRATING THE SONGS & VOICE OF GREGG ALLMAN’ TOMORROW, SATURDAY & SUNDAY

LOS ANGELES – Jan. 25, 2017 – AXS TV pays tribute to the legendary career of acclaimed drummer and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band Butch Trucks with the broadcast of the concert special ALL MY FRIENDS: CELEBRATING THE SONGS & VOICE OF GREGG ALLMAN. Trucks’ southern-rock style of drumming is featured throughout the special which airs tomorrow, Jan. 26 at 2aE/11pP; Saturday, Jan. 28 at 10pE; and Sunday, Jan. 29 at 8aE/5aP. Claude Hudson “Butch” Trucks passed away yesterday, Jan. 24, at the age of 69.

ALL MY FRIENDS brought together music stars and friends of the band for a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration paying tribute to The Allman Brothers Band’s music. The star-studded, three-hour concert included performances by Trace Adkins, Zac Brown, Jackson Browne, Eric Church, Vince Gil, Brantley Gilbert, Warren Haynes, and Martina McBride, among others, along with Trucks’ nephew Derek Trucks of the Tedeschi Trucks Band and nephew Duane Trucks drumming with his band Widespread Panic.

ABOUT AXS TV

 

Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur CEO Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing groundbreaking music programming, stand-up comedy performances from today’s top comedians, and hard-hitting mixed martial arts promotions. The network’s hit franchise series include THE BIG INTERVIEW with Dan Rather; ROCK & ROLL ROAD TRIP WITH SAMMY HAGAR; THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS; GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE; and AXS TV FIGHTS.

AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter/Spectrum TV, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW, DISH, Frontier, Sling TV, Altice/Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable/Spectrum TV, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers, including members of the National Cable Television Cooperative. The network is also distributed in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit www.axs.tv and www.axs.tv/press. Follow AXS TV on Facebook, Twitter @axstvInstagram; Cyber Dust and YouTube.

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