"Back on the Outlaw stage was one of the best sets of the day - courtesy of The Allman Betts Band. Led by Devon Allman, son of founding Allman Brothers Band keyboardist and singer, Gregg Allman, and Duane Betts, son of founding Allman Brothers Band guitarist and singer, Dickey Betts, the band play the sort of Country Rock that gave the festival (sorry, fair...) its name. And they are all truly chips off the old block. Mmmm, chips..... The line up is awash with talent with three guitarists, two percussionists, keys and bass. With assorted guitars played through Fender amps, the distinctive Southern slide sound was divine. As well as covering some well known family classics, and some of their own new material, they covered 'Purple Rain' and brought on Black Stone Cherry's Ben Wells for one helluva Southern Blues rock jam. I could have stayed and watched them all day. Quite mesmerising." That was our Allman Betts BandRamblin' Man Fair review from the Saturday, and later at the back of the Main stage we caught up with Devon Allman, Duane Betts and Berry Oakley for an interview here which is also today's Track Of The Day. Sadly, this Monday, Devon underwent appendectomy surgery and the guys had to cancel their final three UK and European concerts including London's Shepherd's Bush Empire this coming Saturday 3rd August. We wish Devon a speedy recovery.
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