Warren Haynes Confirms Backing Band for Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration
Jeff Sipe, Lincoln Schleifer, Alecia Chakour and Jasmine Muhammad will join Warren Haynes as his backing band during the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration shows. Sipe is best known for his work with The Aquarium Rescue Unit while Schleifer added bass to Donald Fagan, Jorma Kaukonen and Levon Helm’s bands.
Chakour joined Nigel Hall, Ron Holloway and others in the Warren Haynes Band and Muhammad has worked with the Pittsburgh Opera and Symphony Orchestra.
The first show will kick off May 13 with The Boston Pops at the Symphony Hall in Boston, MA. Notable shows along the run include a pair of shows with the legendary Boston Pops as well as stops at the Chicago Theatre, Riverside Theatre in Milwaukee and the Fox Theatre in St. Louis. The mini-tour will close on August 3 at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Tickets are available here.