‘Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers just about put me in the White House’
Written about Duane, it stands as an eulogy to Gregg himself
I arrived at Nikon Theater around 5pm and was enamored by all the people wearing eat a peach shirts. I’m a big fan of the peach. The warm smell of colitas was very much present, being the Laid Back Festival and all it seemed fitting
The thing about tribute albums is live ones don’t work (not even the Dylan MSG gig was all that) and that song to performer is everything. This is too obvious: Derek Trucks and Warren Hayes are all over it, Susan Tedeshi, Devon Allman, everybody who has seen the Allman Brothers in the last few years didn’t much need any of it.
Saturday saw the grand opening of School Of Rock -quite literally what it claims to be, a music school for children under the age of 18, on Douglass Street in Brooklyn. Owned by Mike Addesso, there was literally a line to sign up when I dropped by