The Allman Brothers Band 40th Anniversary run has kicked off at the newly renovated Beacon Theatre and they’ve set the bar high with their first show. Legendary performers Taj Mahal and Levon Helm joined the Brothers tonight along with Helm’s bandmates Theresa Williams and Larry Campbell.
[Photo by TaperRob]
Set 1: Little Martha, Don’t Want You No More, It’s Not My Cross To Bear, I Walk On Guilded Splinters, The Same Thing, New Instrumental, Midnight Rider, Leave My Blues At Home, Leaving Trunk*, .44 Blues*, Statesboro Blues*
Set 2: Ophelia$, I Shall Be Released$, The Weight$*, Black Hearted Woman, Stormy Monday, Mountain Jam
$ – w/ Levon Helm, Brian Mitchell, Larry Campbell & Theresa Williams
* – w/ Taj Mahal
The Allmans return to the stage for night two this evening. If you can’t make it to the show, you should throw down for a Moogis subscription to stream the 14 remaining shows. Both the sound and audio were crystal clear and I felt like I was part of the action even though I was sitting on my couch.
Bustouts: Little Martha, New Derek-led Instrumental, Leaving Trunk, Ophelia
Special Guests: Taj Mahal, Levon Helm, Brian Mitchell, Larry Campbell & Theresa Williams
Number of Songs Making Their Beacon Run ’09 Debut: 18
Total Songs For The Run: 18