An Extra Allman at the Beacon
Devon Allman accompanied his father Gregg to New York this spring and has made the most of his time in Manhattan. Since late March the younger Allman has performed several shows with his band Honeytribe, jammed with Les Paul at the Iridium, and hosted a benefit at the Beacon Hotel for Hittin the Note Magazine. Over the weekend he performed with his father as well at the Beacon Theater. On Friday, Devon Allman emerged for a handful of songs during the Allman Brothers Bands second set, including Midnight Rider, You Don’t Love Me, and Key To The Highway, the latter of which featured guitarist Junior Mack. Fridays show also boasted appearances from
Susan Tedeschi, Late Night with Conan O Brien bassist Mike Merrit, and Eric Krasno at various points throughout the night. All three musicians later then appeared together on an all-star version of the Bands The Weight. At the end of the evening, Asbury Dukes drummer James van de Bogert joined Tedeschi and the Allman Brothers Band on Andyday. Finally, Devon Allman returned to the Beacon Saturday for a take on One Way Out at the start of the Allman Brothers Bands second set.
Also, last night, _Late Night with Conan O Brien/_Fab Faux guitarist Jimmy Vivino made a guest appearance with the Allman Brothers Band on 44 Blues and Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad?