Friends of the Brothers | Live at Villaggio
August 05, 2022
6:00 pm - 11:00 pmVillaggio
The band Friends of the Brothers will perform Friday, August 5, 2022, at Villaggio, in Ellicottville. The former barn, turned restaurant, will be the perfect setting for an intimate evening of musical testimony, celebrating the legacy of one of music’s greatest genre-smashing bands, the Allman Brothers.
Tickets are $50/VIP, with an Italian dinner buffet, and $20 General Admission, and are expected to move quickly.
“These guys had a front row seat to the magic. Who better to carry on the music of the Allman Brothers than the friends who were by their sides.”
Friends of the Brothers is the premier tribute to the Allman Brothers Band; every key member is closely associated with the original band. Guitarist/singer Andy Aledort has played with Dickey Betts for 12 years. Guitarist/singer Junior Mack has fronted Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band for 12 years. Keyboardist Peter Levin toured the world with Gregg Allman for 3 years and appears on his last album, the upcoming Southern Blood. Levin, Mack and Aledort all performed with the Allman Brothers Band. Singer/guitarist Alan Paul is the author of One Way Out, the definitive, best-selling Allman Brothers Band biography based on 25 years of reporting. Drummer Dave Diamond is a founding member of the Zen Tricksters and a frequent member of the Assembly of Dust. He has played with Bob Weir, Derek Trucks, Robert Randolph and countless others.
The members’ first-hand experience with the Allman Brothers Band and their deep knowledge of the repertoire and the music’s roots and heritage allows them to play with an unrivaled depth. They perform songs from every stage of the Allman Brothers Band’s career.