Ep.209 – The Allman Brothers Band w/ The Doobie Brothers @ The Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

Poppinoff May 20th, 2009 | By
Category: Allman Brothers Band, The, Doobie Brothers, The, Greek Theater, The, Los Angeles, Uncategorized, Video Concert Reviews

What an amazing show this was!! I haven’t listened to The Doobie Brothers or The Allman Brothers extensively, but was very impressed by both of their performances.

The Doobies took the stage around 7 PM. The Greek was near empty. I was shocked by the lack of people in attendance. By the end of their set, the place began to fill up, and people started rocking out.

By the time The Allman Brothers went on, the Greek was bumping. I honestly had no idea what to expect. They jammed the night away and brought a trippy visual display.

Highlights from their set included:

1) Bruce Willis playing the Harmonica

2) Benmont Tench rocking out the key board for a few songs

3) Mike Campbell jamming with the band.

4) Tom Petty singing “Highway 61”

I am not 100% sold on catching The Doobie Brothers again, but The Allman Brothers are a must.-lorn

Current tour dates can be found at http://www.allmanbrothersband.com

Wed 05/20/09 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
Fri 05/22/09 Valley Center, CA Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort
Sat 05/23/09 Indio, CA Fantasy Springs Resort Casino & Special Events Ctr.
Sun 05/24/09 Las Vegas, NV Red Rock Casino Resort
Sun 05/31/09 Hunter, NY Hunter Mountain
Fri 06/05/09 Live Oak, FL Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park
Sat 06/06/09 Live Oak, FL Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park
Wed 08/19/09 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
Fri 08/21/09 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
Sat 08/22/09 Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands – Marvin Sands PAC (CMAC)
Mon 08/24/09 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavilion
Thu 08/27/09 Wantagh, NY Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Sat 08/29/09 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center
Sun 08/30/09 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre
Wed 09/02/09 Chicago, IL Charter One Pav. @ Northerly Isl.
Thu 09/03/09 Chicago, IL Charter One Pav. @ Northerly Isl.
Sat 09/05/09 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Sun 09/06/09 Snowmass, CO Snowmass Town Park
Sat 10/03/09 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Sun 10/04/09 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Tue 10/06/09 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
Wed 10/07/09 Portsmouth, VA Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
Sun 10/11/09 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion
Tue 10/13/09 Knoxville, TN World’s Fair Park
Wed 10/14/09 Nashville, TN Riverfront Park
Fri 10/16/09 Dallas, TX Superpages.com Center
Sat 10/17/09 The Woodlands, TX The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

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One Comment to “Ep.209 – The Allman Brothers Band w/ The Doobie Brothers @ The Greek Theatre – Los Angeles, CA”

  1. John Ferguson says:

    If you enjoyed the show, make sure you check their website where you can get CD’s or download any show they have play over the last few years. This includes the 15 show Beacon run at the Beacon Theater in NYC. Guests there included Eric Clapton, Levon Helm, Boz Scaggs & Buddy Guy.
    The Allmans always put on a great show. I’ve seen them 16 times myself and have over 30 of their concerts in CD format.
    Make sure you check out Gov’t Mule (Warren’s Haynes band) and The Derek Trucks band when they tour.
    So much good music, so little time.

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