Butch Trucks, founding member and drummer of The Allman Brothers, and The Freight Train Band, featuring members of the extended Allman Brothers family, will be live in concert. One of Trucks’ first bands, The Vikings, was a local Jacksonville band that made one record in 1964. Another band, The 31st of February, formed and broke up in 1968. In 1969, Trucks helped form the Allman Brothers Band along with Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley. and fellow drummer Jai Johanny Johanson.
The Freight Train Band features members of the extended Allman Brothers family including Berry Oakley Jr. (son of Allman Brothers bassist Berry Oakley) on bass, Vaylor Trucks (son of Butch Trucks) on guitar, Bruce Katz (has performed with Gregg Allman & Friends, The Allman Brothers) on keys and Damon Fowler on lead vocals and guitar. With Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band, you can expect a lot more than just an evening of Allman Brothers Band music – you can expect an evening of great, exciting rock as it’s the first time an Oakley and a Trucks have been on the same stage in 40 years!
Doors 7:00 p.m. / Show 8:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased on the Concert Hall’s website, at their box office and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre box office. For additional information, please visit the Concert Hall’s website.