.

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.
Larry Marano/Getty Images
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

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Party Rock Anthem”

LMFAO | 2011

This electro-pop uncle-nephew duo burst onto the scene with 2009’s "Shots," a song about getting totally obliterated. Two years afterward, they were still shamelessly getting wild but now insisting that everyone else join them in the fun. "I wanted a song for when we walked into a party, so I thought, 'Party rock in the house tonight/Everybody just have a good time,'" Redfoo (a.k.a. Stefan Gordy, son of Motown founder Berry Gordy) told Rolling Stone about the lyrics to "Party Rock Anthem." "The 'just' was key. I made it a command to focus people on what to do now that we’re here together."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com