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  posted on 10/14/2006 at 09:14 AM
Hey Now....please post set lists after each show and reviews....I'm seeing GA down here in sunny Florida and getting psyched....what did the band play last night in NY? How did they sound? Please...any info would be great...Peace...Miami Eric

 

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  posted on 10/14/2006 at 09:19 AM
Did you read this article? It's wonderful. I'll be going to the show tonight and will have a full review tomorrow.

http://gaf.hittintheweb.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=XForum&file=viewthr ead&tid=433

 

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Great article!!! I am so psyched to see Gregg and the band....I look forward to setlists and reveiws and highlights from shows...keep up the good work and God Bless....Miami Eric

 

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  posted on 10/14/2006 at 12:44 PM
A fellow Hittin' The Web member posted this.

It was Friday the 13th, where you would expect nasty whether—but driving to see Gregg Allman & Friends kick off their fall tour at The Magic City Music Hall, a quaint little music hall, the weather was exactly the opposite; Blue Skies and Sunshine. I got there just when the doors were about to open, grabbed a bite to eat (very good food). There was a diverse group of folks ranging from wearing the Harley Davidson attire, to deadheads, to youngins like myself. However, many of the folks that were there had no idea what they were about to witness; contemplating whether Dickey Betts was going to show up, or Warren Haynes was going to sit in—mentioning Dickey Betts was the most ridiculous rumor I heard before Danielia Cotton was about to hit the stage. A few moments later, lights dimmed, and Danielia came on stage. I didn't know what to expect, I had never heard of her. But to those that are going to see her opening, you're in for a thirty-five minute set of new age gospel, soul, and a variety of blues originals. She has the pipes of Susan Tedeschi, and the growl of Shemekia Copeland. She's really going to be the next big name in female vocalists. After her set, I went to get her new CD, and picked up her first release with her newest CD Small White Town. She said she was going to be signing after her set, but as Gregg was about to hit the stage, I didn't want to lose my seat.

It was just about nine o'clock when Gregg and Friends hit the stage. Gregg came right out and picked up his Strat as Neil Larson sat behind Gregg's Hammond. I knew right away that we were going to hear that funky version of Whipping Post. Highlights of that song were hearing Jay Collins solo. The whole song is just arranged differently than the Allman Brothers original version of the tune; I really liked it. Don't Keep Me Wondering was the same way; differently arranged. I really liked this song because Jack Pearson, formally of The Allman Brothers Band for a three-year tenure during 1997 until 1999, really shined during the ride out. The one song that really caught my attention and always will is Ocean Awash The Gunwale. This song is just one of the most beautiful songs Gregg has written with the exception of Multi-Colored Lady. There were many Floyd Miles fans in the house after this show as well. The whole night was very special, and the band was really having fun and really had it together for their first night playing together. Jerry Jemmott is one fine bass player. Gregg mentioned during his introductions that Jerry has played with everyone from Aretha Franklin to all the Kings; Freddie, Albert, B.B., etc. After seeing this show, and Jack for the first time, I have a new appreciation for him. He has a whole different approach to the guitar. He's not one of those turn your amp to full blast and overpower the whole band type players. His dynamics and phrasing are different then anyone I have ever seen before. Applaud for Jack Pearson! Jay Collins had a majority of the solos, along with Neil Larson—two phenomenal musicians, there's not much else to say. Well done guys! For those that are catching the boys this tour, you're in for such a treat—two hours or more of great music. For the greatest hits fans, keep an open mind, because this lineup is not an oldies review of themselves. Either way you won't go home disappointed.

Setlist: 10/13/06
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be
I've Been Hurt
Just Like a Woman
Demons
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Back To Daytona
Turn You Loose
Melissa
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton - Guitar/Lead Vocals
Marc Copley - Lead Guitar/Vocals



























 

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  posted on 10/14/2006 at 02:28 PM
So...Mike Barnes was not playing???

 

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  posted on 10/15/2006 at 09:00 AM
Mike will be on the tour after Jack. Not sure which date the change takes place.

Last night was the same set list. I really enjoyed it. But unfortunately they did not allow taping. Not sure if it was the Orpheum or the band. The band usually allows it so I'd be surprised if it was that.

Gregg was his outstanding self. LOL! The crowd was really into it too which was fantastic. Some poeple did have a mix of feelings but that's OK. Everyone has an opinion. It was great to meet up with everyone. Larrydee33, Bluesguy, Paulann, and many other local friends of mine.

We got caught up in the Bean Town Pub and I missed all of Daniella Cotton. I didn't realize that she was going on before Luther Guitar Junior Johnson. I did see her in the lobby and made sure to tell her how wonderful she is and gave her a hug. She is very sweet and so beautiful. DO NOT MISS HER!!

"Just Like A Woman" is that Dylan tune. Very nice. I should probably say that the reason some people felt mixed may be because they are used to one thing or another. One guitar player or another. You know what I mean? I for one enjoy all the experiences and influences of various musicains. It makes it interesting instead of the same old thing. When you've seen ABB and all the members solo bands as much as I have, you welcome change.

 

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  posted on 10/15/2006 at 09:28 AM
They have not allowed taping in 2 nights, there must be a reason. I hope they let me tonight.
 

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  posted on 10/15/2006 at 10:30 AM
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Some poeple did have a mix of feelings but that's OK. Everyone has an opinion.


Any complaints can be forwarded toward me. hehehehe I'll show 'em. JK Anyway, too bad about the taping. I sure hope we get some shows down outta this run!!!

 

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  posted on 10/15/2006 at 03:00 PM
Sorry folks, it appears the pictures have been removed.

[Edited on 10/16/2006 by susea]

 

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  posted on 10/15/2006 at 03:05 PM


Two words: Tighter jeans!! LOL! Where's Renee????

[Edited on 10/15/2006 by greggswoman]

 

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  posted on 10/16/2006 at 09:46 AM
Gregg Allman & Friends
10/15/2006
Merrill Auditorium
Portland, Maine

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be*
I've Been Hurt*
Just Like a Woman
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Turn You Loose
Back To Daytona*
Melissa
Demons
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion and lead vocal (*)
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton - Guitar/Lead Vocals
Marc Copley - Lead Guitar/Vocals

Same basic setlist as previous two ngiht, just a slight tweak in the order. After the first song Gregg said how nice it was to be back in Portland, Oregon. Not sure anyone would have noticed if he hadn't corrected himself right away, noting "that's one mistake tonight." As far as I'm concerned, there weren't any others. One of the things I like about GA&F shows is that it the "stripped down" style really hightlight's Gregg as a songwriter and singer...he'll probably never get the credit he deserves on a broad scale, but he has got to be one of the best songwriters of his generation (and there are a lot of good ones in his peer group). And I really enjoyed the songs that Floyd sang, he seemed to be having a ball...as did I!!

A couple of other notes...

Yes, Gregg did seem to be in a good mood. The whole atmosphere of the venue is much less intense (for lack of a beter word) than an ABB show...it is a very upscale type of venue and after each song there was nice applause but it would die off and then silence, and I mean hear a pin drop kind of silence, until the next song started (there were a few shout-outs in fact one guy yelled "nice to see ya Gregg" and he respnded "you too, at least as soon as the lights come up"). He seemed pretty relaxed.

Jerry Jemmott sure can play. He's not in your face booming it out, but he was laying down some very nice grooves and I realy enjoyed watching him play.

Jay Collins has a set on lungs on him, that's fer sure. He had a few great solos on the baritone sax, and you've got to push a lot of air through one of those babies to get that much sound s out of it. Very impressive.

Jack...what can I saw that hasn't been said. Hadn't seen him since '96 or '97 with ABB and at the time I wasn't really into him because I think I was just missing Warren too much. This is not a guitar oriented band a la ABB, but he did let loose a few times and gave me a renewed appreciation for his chops.

 

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  posted on 10/16/2006 at 11:17 AM
so I can expect the same setlist at the Music Box - Borgata Atlantic City on Friday 10/20??

 

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so I can expect the same setlist at the Music Box - Borgata Atlantic City on Friday 10/20??


More than likely. The same songs anyway, possibly a different order.

 

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  posted on 10/16/2006 at 04:40 PM
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Sorry folks, it appears the pictures have been removed.

[Edited on 10/16/2006 by susea]


Hey Girlie!! I put them on Photobucket. I'll get 'em back up later this evening.

 

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Sorry folks, it appears the pictures have been removed.

[Edited on 10/16/2006 by susea]


Hey Girlie!! I put them on Photobucket. I'll get 'em back up later this evening.


Here they are in no particular order!!

















 

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  posted on 10/17/2006 at 06:19 AM
Thanks Mitzi, Those Kodak people just ain't right!

 

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  posted on 10/17/2006 at 08:36 AM
No they ain't! There's a bunch more, but I thought these were the best. Just love that one of Jack!

 

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  posted on 10/17/2006 at 06:20 PM
Yes, me too. I wonder if Mike has seen these?

 

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  posted on 10/18/2006 at 10:49 AM
Hey Sue! I think Mike has seen them over on the blue site. I'll make sure though and send them to him. Man, those are good shots!

 

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  posted on 10/22/2006 at 03:30 PM
This is what I have so far. I really need the shows for 10/17 and 10/21!!

October 13, 2006
Magic City Music Hall
Binghamton, NY

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be
I've Been Hurt
Just Like a Woman
Demons
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Back To Daytona
Turn You Loose
Melissa
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

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October 14, 2006
The Orpheum Theater
Boston, MA

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be
I've Been Hurt
Just Like a Woman
Demons
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Back To Daytona
Turn You Loose
Melissa
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns
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10/15/2006
Merrill Auditorium
Portland, Maine

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be*
I've Been Hurt*
Just Like a Woman
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Turn You Loose
Back To Daytona*
Melissa
Demons
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion and lead vocal (*)
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton - Guitar/Lead Vocals
Marc Copley - Lead Guitar/Vocals

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October 18, 2006
Nokia Theater
NYC

Setlist:
I'm No Angel
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Just Like a Woman
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be Crazy
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Lovelight
I've Been Hurt
Multi-Colored Lady
Can't Turn You Loose
Melissa
Back To Daytona
Midnight Rider
Whipping Post


Encore:
Still Got That Old Time Feelin' For You
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

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October 20, 2006 (Thanks LinnieXX)
The Borgata
Atlantic City, NJ

I'm No Angel
Just Before the Bullets Fly
Just Like a Woman
Ain't that Peculiar
Don't Keep Me Wondering
Oceans Awash the Gunwale
All My Friends
Back to Daytona
Multi-Colored Lady
Turn you loose
Melissa
Lovelight
Midnight Rider

Encore:
Whipping Post
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton

 

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  posted on 10/22/2006 at 03:33 PM
Here's a pic from the Nokia on 10/18 from my buddy Shadoe! Thanks girlfriend!!


Gregory and Floyd!

 

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  posted on 11/8/2006 at 05:05 AM
thanks for all the setlists and reviews! i hope they keep coming.

although, i wonder if the setlist will change much...

[Edited on 11/8/2006 by ShiningSoul]

 

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  posted on 11/8/2006 at 07:08 AM
Dave, the set lists have been the same except for a song or two or general order is different!

 

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These are all the setlists that I have at this point. Pretty much the same with a few changes in order here and there.

October 13, 2006
Magic City Music Hall
Binghamton, NY

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be
I've Been Hurt
Just Like a Woman
Demons
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Back To Daytona
Turn You Loose
Melissa
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

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October 14, 2006
The Orpheum Theater
Boston, MA

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be
I've Been Hurt
Just Like a Woman
Demons
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Back To Daytona
Turn You Loose
Melissa
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns
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10/15/2006
Merrill Auditorium
Portland, Maine

Setlist:
Whipping Post
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be*
I've Been Hurt*
Just Like a Woman
Lovelight
Multi-Colored Lady
Turn You Loose
Back To Daytona*
Melissa
Demons
Midnight Rider
I'm No Angel

Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion and lead vocal (*)
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton - Guitar/Lead Vocals
Marc Copley - Lead Guitar/Vocals

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October 18, 2006
Nokia Theater
NYC

Setlist:
I'm No Angel
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Just Like a Woman
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
You Must Be Crazy
Ocean Awash The Gunwale
Lovelight
I've Been Hurt
Multi-Colored Lady
Can't Turn You Loose
Melissa
Back To Daytona
Midnight Rider
Whipping Post


Encore:
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

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October 20, 2006 (Thanks LinnieXX)
The Borgata
Atlantic City, NJ

I'm No Angel
Just Before the Bullets Fly
Just Like a Woman
Ain't that Peculiar
Don't Keep Me Wondering
Oceans Awash the Gunwale
All My Friends
Back to Daytona
Multi-Colored Lady
Turn you loose
Melissa
Lovelight
Midnight Rider

Encore:
Whipping Post
Statesboro Blues

Gregg Allman - Vocals, Guitar, Hammond B-3
Floyd Miles - Percussion
Neil Larson - Keyboards
Jack Pearson - Guitar
Jerry Jemmott - Bass
Steve Potts - Drums
Jay Collins - Horns

Opener:
Danielia Cotton

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October 27, 2006 (thanks yankweed1)
Pompano Beach Amphitheatre
Pompano Beach, FL

I'm No Angel
Just Before the Bullets Fly
House Of Blues
Just Like A Woman
Don't Keep Me Wondering
You Must Be Crazy
I've Been Hurt
Lovelight
Multi Colored Lady
Demons
Melissa
Back to Daytona
Midnight rider
Whippin Post

ENCORE
Sweet Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

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October 29, 2006 (thanks westwyre)
House of Blues
Orlando, FL

I'm No Angel
Just Before The Bullets Fly
House of Blues
Just Like A Woman
Don't Keep Me Wonderin'
Must Be Crazy (FM)
All My Friends
Turn On Your Lovelight
Oceans Awash The Gunwale
I've Been Hurt (FM)
Multicolored Lady
Can't Turn You Loose
Melissa
Back To Daytona (FM)
Midnight Rider (Gregg & Devon traded vocals)
Whipping Post

Encores: Old Time Feelin'
Statesboro Blues

Opener: Devon Allman's Honeytribe

 

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An article I found posted Nov. 2, 2006, in the Bradenton Herald.

Gregg Allman delivers at blues fest

Gregg Allman was all smiles as he stood in the narrow hallway of his tour bus greeting old pals and a couple of journalists after the show Saturday. The former Manatee County resident had just delivered a rousing 90-minute set in front of a crowd that included friends and family at the 16th Annual Sarasota Blues Festival.

His eight-man band and the pacing of the performance recalled the soul revues he witnessed as a boy growing up in Daytona during the early 1960s. In keeping with that tradition, Gregg's mentor from Daytona, Floyd Miles, sang lead vocals for two up-tempo numbers that sent hips shaking across the sprawling field behind Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota.

Like an Otis Redding or Jackie Wilson performance, Allman's set was equal parts poignant and celebratory, with not a dull moment in between. Gregg's triumphant return to the blues fest capped the daylong event that also featured a crowd-pleasing performance by his son, Devon Allman, and his band Honeytribe.

"Oh, yeah, that was great, huh?" Gregg said of having his 31-year-old son join him on stage for a show-stopping rendition of "Midnight Rider," which included a beautifully morose trumpet solo by multi-instrumentalist and Sarasota resident Neil Larson. Perhaps the most touching moment of the evening was witnessing Gregg and Devon trade smiles and engage in a big hug as the crowd roared in approval.

Gregg Allman was in great voice throughout the show. He opened with a soulful rendition of his comeback smash "I'm No Angel," which was a delight to hear unincumbered by the thwacking sound of its original 1980s production. Shortly thereafter, we were blown away by a plaintive cover of Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman" that dripped with conviction. For the next number, Allman was reunited with Sarasota resident and part-time Allman Brother Thom Doucette for a blistering run-through of "Don't Keep Wonderin' " that recalled the original "Idlewild South" version that the two men recorded more than three decades ago.

About midway through the show, Allman emerged from behind his Hammond B-3 and strapped on an electric guitar for an inspired cover of the rave-up "Turn on Your Love Light." With his acoustic guitar in hand, Allman brought the noisy crowd to a whisper when he revisited his 1973 masterstroke "Laid Back" and performed "Multi-Colored Lady." We were also treated to a striking version of "Melissa" that was enriched by a stirring saxophone solo by Jay Collins. On the funkified version of "Whipping Post" and the encore "Statesboro Blues," guitarist Jack Pearson mesmerized attendees with his emotive slide-guitar work that paid homage to the late Duane Allman.

AC/DC singer and Sarasota resident Brian Johnson was spotted tapping his toes during Magic Slim and the Teardrops performance earlier in the day. And Maria Muldaur showed off her blues chops while also delivering her trademark hit "Midnight at the Oasis." The highlight of the All Star jam was an amazing guitar "duel" between Damon Fowler and Greg Poulos.

"I always look forward to playing with (Poulos)," Fowler said before heading to open for Pat Travers at the Bourbon Street Nightclub in New Port Richey.

The crowd appeared content about the festival being moved from the Sarasota Fairgrounds to Ed Smith Stadium Complex. The only complaint, and it was echoed by what seemed like everyone, was not enough restrooms.

"It was 25 deep at each Porta John," noted a disgruntled Bradenton man in an e-mail to me.

Wade Tatangelo, features writer/music critic, can be reached at 745-7051 or wtatangelo@

 

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