even takes place Dec. 11 in Asheville with Drive-By Truckers, Umphrey’s McGee,
Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Gregg Allman, Steve Miller Band, Jojo Hermann and John
Bell of Widespread Panic – and the debut of the Warren Haynes Band.
By Blurt Staff
Over the past 22 years Warren Haynes’
Christmas Jam has blossomed into a tradition held each December in the
guitarist’s hometown of Asheville,
NC. Bringing together both bona
fide living legends and some of the best young artists touring today, Christmas
Jam has raised nearly One Million Dollars to benefit Habitat for Humanity.
Go to the official website for complete
details of this year’s Jam as well as previous events: http://www.xmasjam.com/2010/ . In
addition to the Jam at the Asheville, NC, Civic
Center on Saturday, Dec.
11, as usual there will be the invite-only Pre-Jam held the night before at the
Orange Peel club.
The event’s reputation as a marathon concert featuring
stellar performances and collaborations will be bolstered this year with a
line-up highlighted by the legendary Steve Miller Band and the debut
performance of The Warren Haynes Band, along with an incredible array of
musicians and bands.
THE INITIAL LINE-UP (more tba):
THE STEVE MILLER BAND
The Debut of THE WARREN HAYNES BAND
JOHN BELL of Widespread Panic
JOHN “JOJO” HERMANN of Widespread Panic
THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND
There will be a 2-Day Pre-Sale through Christmas Jam
Ticketing beginning this Thursday October 14th at Noon EDT and running
until Friday October 15th at 8p EDT, while supplies last.