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Published: 2013/03/13

Bruce Katz, Steve Earle and The Juke Horns Joins The Allman Brothers Band

Photo by Dino Perrucci

Singer/songwriter Steve Earle, Gregg Allman Band keyboardist Bruce Katz and The Juke Horns all sat in with The Allman Brothers Band at New York’s Beacon Theatre last night. The evening kicked off the Brothers final week at the Beacon.

The ensemble opened their show with this year’s first “Sailin ‘cross the Devil’s Sea” and offered another take on the new Warren Haynes/Phil Lesh original “Spots Of Time.” Later in the set, Beacon regulars The Juke Horns emerged for “Don’t Keep Me Wondering” and The Band’s “Tears of Rage,” one of several new covers the band introduced this year as a tribute to Levon Helm. Then, Katz joined The Allman Brothers Band and The Juke Horns for a set-closing “The Same Thing.”

The collaborations continued as The Allman Brothers Band
returned for their second set. Earle—a frequent Beacon guest in recent years—and Katz took the stage for Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” and remained for the band’s first take on the Earle original “Copperhead Road.” Earle helped the ABB debut “Knockin On Heaven’s Door” in 2011 and mentioned that he always wanted to play “Copperhead Road” with the Brothers. Katz remained onstage as The Allman Brothers Band charged into “One Way Out.” A bit later, The Juke Horns returned one final time for this year’s first version of Otis Redding’s “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” and another take on the blues classic “To know You Is To Love You.” Before jumping into “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long,” Haynes noted Jaimoe’s time playing with Redding in 1966 and mentioned that the cover was a rarity for the band. Jaimoe handled all of the song’s drum and percussion parts himself during the tune.

The Allman Brothers Band will return to the Beacon this evening.

Here’s a look at last night’s setlist as it appears in our Box Scores section

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, Beacon Theatre New York, NY

Set I: Sailin ‘cross the Devil’s Sea, I Walk on Gilded Splinters, Trouble No More, Spots Of Time, Statesboro Blues, Don’t Keep Me Wondering^, Tears of Rage^, The Same Thing^^

Set II: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door&, Copperhead Road&, One Way Out%, No One To Run With, Been Loving You Too Long^, To know You Is To Love You^, Les Brers in A Minor > JaMaBuBu > Les Brers in A Minor

E: Whipping Post

^with the Juke Horns
^^^with the Juke Horns and Bruce Katz
&with Steve Earle and Bruce Katz
%with Bruce Katz

Click here for a video recap of yesterday’s show


There are 3 comments associated with this post

Cindy March 13, 2013, 18:37:12

I attended the concert last night at the Beacon. The music was good, but I really wanted to hear more of their songs from the Eat a Peach album. For that reason I was a little disappointed.

Deadhead March 13, 2013, 23:59:11

A really fun evening! Guests and rarities are what make the Beacon shows special. Gregg sounded great and was in high spirits. Great “Sailin’“to open the show! “Tears of Rage” was really a surprise and well played. The Juke Horns took “The Same Thing” way over the top. Opening the second set with Mr. Earle doing “Knockin’” and “Copperhead Road?” Priceless! Add a soulfull R&B double shot in the middle of the set with a splendid “Les Brers” to finish! How ‘bout a killer “Whipping Post” to send us into the New York night? Yeah!! The band was cooking and having a great time! It was a wonderful night!

Leo Bogar March 14, 2013, 13:29:26

Cindy, You should have been there last weekend. Between Friday and Saturday night, they played everything from Eat a Peach. Great thing about the Brothers is that they don’t play the same show each and every night. If you go two nights in a row, its rare that you hear any song more than once. Next year go 2 nights in a row.

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