Gregg Allman Clears Heart Tests, Set for Book Tour

Also: Allman Brothers Band announce summer dates

Gregg Allman performs at Hard Rock Live! in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
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May 2, 2012 8:45 AM ET

Gregg Allman has been cleared to begin a book tour in support of his memoir My Cross to Bear after passing a series of heart tests at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida last week, the Associated Press reports. The book hit stores yesterday, but the musician was forced to put off scheduled appearances on The Colbert Report and Piers Morgan Tonight. Allman will begin his book-signing tour on May 8th.

Allman will be hitting the road this summer with the Allman Brothers Band. The group announced their full tour itinerary yesterday, as follows:

7/21 All Good Festival – Thornville, OH
7/22 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center – Darien Center, NY
7/24 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, NY
7/25 PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
7/27 Saratoga Performing Arts Center – Saratoga Springs, NY
7/28 Comcast Theatre – Hartford, CT
7/30 Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
8/1 Chastain Park Amphitheater – Atlanta, GA
8/3 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Charlotte, North Carolina
8/4 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek – Raleigh, NC
8/7 Bank of America Pavilion – Boston, MA
8/8 Bank of America Pavilion – Boston, MA
8/10 Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA
8/11 Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA

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