DEVON ALLMAN ANNOUNCES MAY SCHEDULE FOR THE
“WE ARE STILL ALL TOGETHER TOUR”
FROM DEVON ALLMAN’S HOUSE
BMG recording artist Devon Allman of The Allman Betts Band has announced a third phase of shows for the “We Are Still All Together” Tour 2020. With an average of 70,000 views per show, the “We Are Still All Together Tour” is proving to be a smashing success.
“These livestream shows have been a huge success. Last month we gave away 4 guitars courtesy of Gibson guitars, we had a guest star performance from G.Love who played a song from his home in Boston. The donations have been so amazing helping our touring crew have a paycheck during these unprecedented times. I’m looking forward to the May shows as there’s a little something for everyone and we are giving away more guitars, T-shirts, Kyser capos and more,” said Devon Allman, of the series.
The shows will be LIVE on the Devon Allman Facebook Page and then reposted the next day to all platforms like YouTube, Instagram etc.
All proceeds raised during these performances have gone to the touring crew of The Allman Betts Band.
NEWLY ADDED SHOWS
May 12th – Variety Show / Solo Acoustic 7 pm Central Time
May 14th – The Devon Allman Project – with Jackson Stokes, Justin Corgan, John Lum, R. Scott Bryan 7pm Central Time
May 17th – All Allman Show Part lll with Jackson Stokes, R.Scott Bryan 5 pm Central Time
May 19th – Solo Acoustic Metal Night 7 pm Central Time
May 28th – Solo Acoustic Grunge Night 7pm Central Time
May 31st – Americana Night Part ll – with Mattie Schell, R. Scott Bryan 5 pm Central Time
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DEBUT ALBUM FROM THE ALMAN BETTS BAND
The Story of The Allman Betts Band:
In December of 2017, Devon Allman was ready. After a year of mourning the losses of his mother and father, Allman was ready to make music again. He deeply appreciated all of the condolences and well-wishes, but, respectfully, it was time to forge ahead.
Allman organized a concert at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco to honor the music and memory of his father, founding Allman Brothers Band keyboardist and singer, Gregg Allman, and also to debut his new band, The Devon Allman Project. A proverbial star-studded affair- with guests such as G. Love and Robert Randolph- the marathon performance also marked the beginning of a partnership with Duane Betts, son of founding Allman Brothers Band guitarist and singer, Dickey Betts. It was time, in that historic venue, to pass the spirit to this next generation. It was time to take all the lessons of the past, all their collective experiences, and make something new.
Betts recently had turned solo after a touring stint with folk-rockers Dawes, and would serve as an opening artist on the Devon Allman Project 2018 world tour, as well as joining Allman each nightfor a musical tip of the hat to their respective fathers. The year-long trek was the first to pair Allman and Betts, and saw the two tally nearly 100 dates at theatres and festivals nationally and internationally, including a summer leg in Europe, and notable appearances at Colorado’s venerable Red Rocks amphitheater, the Peach Festival, Gov’t Mule’s Island Exodus in Jamaica, and a return to The Fillmore for the second annual, sold-out Allman Family Revival.
2018 provided them a certifiable proof-of-concept: Performing a repertoire gleaned mostly from their respective solo careers, as well as a handful of Brothers gems, the Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts consistently drew audiences growing in size and enthusiasm with each successive leg.
Now, they were both determined to embrace a new challenge; to write and record new music that could someday join the classics; to wow new audiences; to form a new band. During off-days on the bus or in hotel rooms, Devon and Duane collaborated on new original material, inviting respected songwriter Stoll Vaughn for writing sessions on the road.
On the still-smoldering heels of the hugely successful Project world tour, Devon and Duane circled back to their roots for this ambitious next step. They called up their old friend Berry Duane Oakley, son of the Allman Brothers Band’s founding late bassist, Berry Oakley, and floated the idea of joining them. The trio’s musical friendship traces back to The Allman Brothers Band’s 20th anniversary summer tour in 1989 when the three first met, and often sat-in with the Rock-And-Roll Hall of Fame inductees; teenage descendants rightfully joining a rock-and-roll legacy.
As well, they recruited seasoned players from the Project ensemble: slide guitar sorcerer Johnny Stachela, drummer John Lum, and percussionist R Scott Bryan (Sheryl Crow). In November of 2018, they announced the formation of The Allman Betts Band.
For a subsequent world tour, they recruited keyboardist John Ginty (Dixie Chicks, Robert Randolph) to The Allman Betts Band. The band’s first performance was March 26, 2019- 50 years, to the date, after The Allman Brothers Band first jammed in Jacksonville, Florida.
This is The Allman Betts Band.
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