Following the release of their latest album Bless Your Heart, The Allman Betts Band announce their May 2021 UK Tour. The dates include concerts at the Cardiff Globe (May 7), the London Garage(May 8), the Manchester Academy (May 9) and Glasgow St. Luke’s (May 10).
“Devon Allman and Duane Betts don’t duck for cover.
No, this ABB isn’t trying to redefine what Southern rock can be,
but they do delight in the sounds of that inheritance.” – MOJO“They sound like the Allmans, the Dead
and The Band, all at the same time.” – Uncut
“They’ve filtered their inheritance through their own
jam-band generation, and the sound is heavier.” – Classic Rock
When The Allman Betts Band released Down to the River in June of 2019, the debut album represented not only the first time the group had recorded together but, in fact, the first time the seven-piece ensemble had ever played together. If Down to the River was the sound of the band’s combustible sparks igniting, then Bless Your Heart is their bonfire, built for the summer of 2020 and beyond; a double-album follow-up fuelled by road-forged camaraderie and telepathic musical intensity, vibrantly reflecting the individual and collective experiences of these seven, all drawing inspiration from the band’s symbolic hometown – a place Devon Allman calls “the United States of Americana.”A conflagration of influences and invention, confidence and ambition, Bless Your Heart captures a vast, panoramic scope throughout a baker’s dozen of modern rock. Ragged and stomping. Heady and frayed. Soaring and scorching. Generational and genteel. West Coast scenes and Gulf Coast shores. Gateways of the Midwest and swamplands of Florida. Wyoming’s Big Sky. New York’s Big Apple. Chicago’s Broad Shoulders.