The rambling men of the Allman Brothers Band will head back to the Beacon Theatre for their 2011 March residency.
“We are thrilled to return to the Beacon,” Gregg Allman said in a statement. “It’s our New York home and truly where we belong.”
The Southern-rock legends played their 2010 March Madness shows uptown at the United Palace Theater, because the Beacon had booked Cirque du Soleil for an extended run of performances.
Back in 2009, the band celebrated its 40th anniversary together when it played a 15-night run at the Beacon. Those shows attracted such special guests as Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Trey Anastasio, Billy Gibbons, Bob Weir and Phil Lesh.
By the end of the '09 run, the Allman Brothers had played their 188th Beacon show, and hold the record for most performances by a band or artist at the venue.
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