LSMS completes lineup with Allman, Haynes

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Summer is almost here and organizers for the Lowell Summer Music Series have revealed the final set of acts set to play Boarding House Park this year. Highlighting final batch of shows are Gregg Allman and Warren Haynes. The Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Hammond and Duke Robillard, Eileen Ivers were also recently added to the lineup. Tickets for all of the shows are now on sale through the series’ official website, which is also hosting a special sale for season passes.

The Lowell Summer Music Series is so excited to bring Allman to town that they are hosting a rare Tuesday night show. The frontman for classic rock legends The Allman Brothers Band will play Boarding House Park on Tuesday, August 30. Allman is back on the road to promote his brand new album, Low Country Blues. The new album, his first solo release in 14 years, was produced by T Bone Burnett. It is comprised of twelve songs by some of the blues giants whose work has long influenced his own, from Muddy Waters and BB King to Buddy Guy and Magic Sam. Low Country Blues features Dr. John on piano, guitarist Doyle Bramhall II,  bassist Dennis Crouch and drummer Jay Bellerose. Tickets are available in advance for $39.

Warren Haynes, best known for his role in The Allman Brothers Band and his own Gov’t Mule, will close out the LSMS season on Friday, September 9. He’ll be touring in support of his brand new solo release, Man In Motion. The album, his second solo studio album and first since 1993′s Tales of Ordinary Madness, is said to be a fusion of his rock, blues and soul influences. It contains nine original Haynes songs with the addition of original Stax recording artist William Bell’s hit “Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday”. Tickets are available in advance for $35.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds, led by original Lead Singer and Harp Player Kim Wilson, will play Boarding House Park on Saturday, June 25. The blues rockers recently returned to the studio to work on their first studio album since 2005’s Painted On. Tickets are available in advance for $21.

John Hammond and Duke Robillard will team up for a co-headliner in Lowell on Saturday, July 16. Hammond, whose last offering of new material was 2007’s Push Comes to Shove, was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame earlier this month. Robillard is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming album, Lowdown and Tore Up, which is scheduled for release in September. Tickets are available in advance for $18.

Eileen Ivers will return to Lowell for another appearance at the Lowell Summer Music Series on Saturday, August 20. The legendary fidler and her celtic-roots band Immigrant Soul last performed at Boarding House Park in 2009. Tickets are available in advance for $21.

For a limited time only, fans can get a 2011 Individual Season Pass good for all 22 concerts in the 2011 Lowell Summer Music Series for just $325. Additionally, all ticketing fees will be waived. The offer ends on May 31. The complete schedule of LSMS concerts is available bellow.

2011 Lowell Summer Music Series Schedule

Saturday, June 18: Chris Isaak
Thursday, June 23: Indigo Girls
Friday, June 24: Indigo Girls
Saturday, June 25: The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Friday, July 8: Bela Fleck and The Flecktones
Saturday, July 9: The Fab Faux
Friday, July 15: Court Yard Hounds
Saturday, July 16: John Hammond, Duke Robillard
Friday, July 22: moe.
Saturday, July 23: Jonny Lang
Friday, August 5: Punch Brothers
Saturday, August 6: Toad the Wet Sprocket
Friday, August 12: Rickie Lee Jones
Saturday, August 13: Red Horse
Friday, August 19: Mavis Staples
Saturday, August 20: Eileen Ivers
Friday, August 26: Great Big Sea
Saturday, August 27: Steven Page
Tuesday, August 30: Gregg Allman
Friday, September 2:  Richard Thompson
Saturday, September 3: Matisyahu
Friday, September 9:  Warren Haynes

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