Hey WTN fans, here’s a quick look at what’s new in Jam this week:
1. Warren Haynes Band Tour
Warren Haynes will hit the road with his solo band for a mini-tour in April in support of his new Warren Haynes Band DVD coming up. Check out this great interview with Warren where he talks about ABB, Warren Haynes Band, Gov’t Mule, the recent Phil shows, and all things 2012.
2. High Sierra Lineup Announced
The High Sierra Music Festival announced their initial lineup this week. Topping the bill is Ben Harper, Galactic, STS9, Railroad Earth, Toots and the Maytals, ALO, Lotus, and Soulive. Take a look at the announcement vid below:
3. Allman Brothers Band Beacon Run Underway
The Allman Brothers Band annual Beacon Run has kicked into high gear and runs until March 25th. This year, the band has decided to open the second set of each show with a special mini acoustic set during which they will dust off old gems and offer new acoustic takes on classic ABB songs. Check out this comprehensive review and setlist from Saturday night’s show.
4. All Good Adds Bands
The All Good Music Festival, which is re-locating this year to Thornville, OH, just added some new artists to the growing lineup today: Yonder Mountain String Band, Conspirator, and ALO are the biggest new names to join the fest. You can check the full lineup here.
5. Phil Lesh Opens Terrapin Crossroads
Phil Lesh opened his Terrapin Crossroads this past weekend with a series of ‘casual’ shows featuring a number of phriends such as Bob Weir, Jackie Greene, members of Railroad Earth, the Bluhms, Mark Karan, Phil’s son Grahame Lesh, and many others. Phil and Friends will have a massive run coming up from March 17th to April 1st with tons of guests.