Gregg Allman and Mavis Staples Lead Dr. John Tribute Lineup

03/06/2014
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An all-star roster of music stars including Gregg Allman and Mavis Staples will come together in May to pay tribute to Dr. John and celebrate the acclaimed New Orleans native's music.

Producer Don Was will be the musical director for "The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music," which will be taking place in New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre on May 5th.

In addition to Dr. John himself, the all-star concert will include performances from Gregg Allman, Mavis Staples, The Grateful Dead's Bill Kreutzmann, Rolling Stones touring member Chuck Leavell, Jimmie Vaughan, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas and Cyril Neville.

Don Was had this to say, "Dr. John transcends genres with a truly distinctive sound that embodies the rich musical heritage of New Orleans and has tremendously influenced the course of music history,"

Find out more details about the event here.

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