Peeking at the Beacon
The Allman Brothers Band will officially open their 2007 Beacon Theater tomorrow night. Last evening, however, the group warmed up the limbs with a private show that took place at the venue. Opening with Hot ‘Lanta the group then charged into a two set performance. Highlights included songs that spanned the groups career from a version of Stormy Monday through a take on Instrumental Illness’ that closed out set one, an extended Leave My Blues At Home that featured a segment from Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Marc Quinones ad Oteil Burbidge and Jessica which ended set two. The ABB will begin its thirteen show Beacon run proper on Thursday and continue through April 7, with guests and new material both anticipated.