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The Sanger Theatre in New Orleans is soon to play host to a smashing concert, A Tribute To Dr John, featuring Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic and Lucinda Williams. The concert is bound to attract a large audience. This is, after all, a tribute to the New Orleans jazz icon, Dr. John. His music has influenced countless musicians and introduced many styles in the jazz genre. The tribute concert is taking place as part of one of the biggest jazz festivals in the world, the New Orleans Jazz Festival.
Other acts set to perform as part of A Tribute To Dr John include Ryan Bingham, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Allen Toussaint, Mavis Staples and Jimmie Vaughan. The complete name of the show is The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music. It will take place in one of New Orlean's foremost theatres located in the French Quarter. The concert's music director is the producer and president of the Blue Note Records, Don Was. He describes Dr. John's music sound as 'transcending genres' and one that 'embodies the rich musical heritage of New Orleans'.
Malcolm John "Mac" Rebennack, Jr is set to take part in the concert, sharing the stage with several other musicians that include Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead and Chuck Leavell of Rolling Stones. Other acts scheduled to perform at the show are Irma Thomas, drummer Zigaboo Modeliste, Anders Osborne, bassist George Porter Jr, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Shannon McNally.
The show's music director is Don Was who previously organized a concert in tribute to Gregg Allman in Atlanta. The upcoming show will take place just after Dr. John finishes his tour of Australia. Born in New Orleans, Dr. John is known for music that has elements of blues, jazz, rock 'n' roll and funk genres. Active since the 1950s, he has released music via labels such as the Blue Note, United Artists and Trip.
Dr John rose to fame during the 60s and gained widespread acclaim during the 70s. He has won six Grammy Awards and was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. He has a honorary doctorate degree in the fine arts from Tulane University.
Gregg Allman is headlining the upcoming concert. He is a gospel, blues and country singer from Nashville who has been active in the industry since 1965. He plays the guitar, piano as well as keyboard. His music has been released by record labels such as the Capricorn, Epic, Liberty and the Atco Records. He is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, best known as the founder and member of The Allman Brothers Band . He was ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time by the Rolling Stone magazine.
Joining him on stage is Widespread Panic, a band from Athens that has been active in the southern rock and blues genres since 1986. The band's current members include John Bell, Dave Schools, Todd Nance, John Hermann, Jimmy Herring and Domingo 'Sunny' Ortiz. Catch them along many other musicians by getting A Tribute To Dr John tickets.