The Allman Brothers Band is offering up some late Christmas presents to fans in the form of a two-disc live set and feature-length concert DVD.
According the official press release, the double album was recorded over two decades ago at the band’s 1992 Beacon Theatre residency, which marked their first-ever concert run at the venue that they now frequent annually.
Dubbed Play All Night: Live at the Beacon Theatre 1992, the set will feature what guitarist Warren Haynes calls a “particularly swampy version of ‘Statesboro Blues’” which can be previewed below.
The concert DVD, Live at the Great Woods, was filmed at the Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts in Mansfield, MA, in September of 1991.
Though the footage may look familiar to fans, this version features only the long-form version of the concert as it was originally played, while previously it was released on DVD with commentary from band members.
“1991-92 was a period of great creativity for that configuration of the Allman Brothers and these shows capture a true moment in time for the group,” Warren Haynes stated in the official press release. “It’s cool that the acoustic set is included, because it gives the fans a chance to hear some rare versions of particular songs. All in all, I think Play All Night represents how on fire that band could be on any given night at that point in their history.”
Both releases, due out on February 18, come in celebration of the band’s 45th anniversary, which ABB is also marking with yet another residency at the Beacon Theatre.
Beginning on March 7, the Allman Brothers Band will perform fan favorites such as “Whipping Post,” “Jessica,” “Get On With Your Life,” “Blue Sky,” “Nobody Knows” and more, within a ten-show run which concludes on March 22.
For more on the Allman Brothers’ new releases, and to check out all of the band’s upcoming events, head to AllmanBrothersBand.com and be sure to check out the preview of “Statesboro Blues” below!