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The first 2018 tour date has been announced! Dickey and his band will perform at the Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA.   The festival runs from July 19-22, 2018.  The exact timing of Dickey’s appearance is TBD. Tickets are on sale now, and full info is on the festival website: […]

Dickey Betts

Dickey Betts announced today, on his birthday, December 12, that he will return to the road for a select group of dates in 2018. As reported in an exclusive interview in the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Dickey said “Everywhere I go fans keep saying they want me to get out and play[…]

This has been a very tough year so far for Dickey Betts. At Christmastime, his brother Joel was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. A few weeks ago, Joel passed away. Dickey and Joel were very close, in fact sharing the same birthday. Dickey advised me that he has decided[…]

From The Macon Telegraph: MACON, Ga. — It’s been 45 years since a Macon nightclub sold $1 tickets for music fans to hear a new band under local management known as the Allman Brothers Band. Decades later, fans have commemorated the legendary Southern rockers’ arrival in Macon with a plaque[…]

Ramblin Man

The Allman Brothers Band was grieving in the fall of 1972. Their prior two albums—”At Fillmore East” and “Eat a Peach”—had pioneered a new sound by blending roadhouse blues and long, improvised rock guitar solos. But the motorcycle death a year earlier of Duane Allman—the band’s co-founder and co-lead guitarist—was[…]