Gregg Allman Tribute Concert to Premiere on AXS TV
AXS TV is honoring one of music's most iconic stars. 'All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman' will premiere on AXS TV on Sunday, May 11, and include appearances by more than a dozen acts.
The concert special, which was filmed live at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Ga., features singers performing some of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's biggest tunes. Eric Church, Keb' Mo', Brantley Gilbert, Train singer Pat Monahan, Martina McBride, Trace Adkins and Dr. John all pay tribute to Allman by singing several of his biggest hits, including 'All My Friends,' 'Just Ain't Easy' and 'Queen of Hearts.'
Allman wraps up the evening by singing an acoustic version of 'These Days' and 'Melissa' with Jackson Browne, 'Melissa' and 'Midnight Rider' with Zac Brown and Vince Gill, as well as an Allman Brothers Band encore with Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes on 'Dreams.' The night ends with a 15-minute jam of 'Whipping Post,' followed by all of the stars joining him on stage to sing 'Will the Circle Be Unbroken.'
“Gregg Allman is a true living legend, whose music continues to influence and inspire a new generation of fans and musicians,” AXS TV founder Mark Cuban says of the celebration. “This is an unprecedented event, stacked with incredible performances from a wide range of music icons, and it’s a perfect addition to the top-tier programming AXS TV is known for.”
“This all-star lineup of artists coming together to celebrate the man and his music is truly an unprecedented event," show creator and executive producer Keith Wortman adds. "I’m thrilled to be partnering with AXS TV to bring this special concert event to Gregg Allman fans around the country.”
'All My Friends: Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman' will premiere on Sunday, May 11 at 8PM ET on AXS TV. Find local listings here.