Album and film documenting Warren Haynes' star-studded Christmas Jam 2014 concert due in December
Written by Classic Rock 93.9 on October 31, 2019
With the lineup of Warren Haynes‘ Christmas Jam 2019 set to be announced next week, the Gov’t Mule frontman and ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist has announced a new live album and film documenting the 2014 edition of the benefit show.
Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16 will be released on December 13, as a CD/DVD package, a standard CD, a two-LP vinyl set, a Blu-ray and digital album and video.
Christmas Jam 2014, which was held in Asheville, North Carolina, featured the debut performance of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann‘s Billy & the Kids side group. The show also boasted sets by Gov’t Mule; Paul Riddle & Friends, led by Marshall Tucker Band‘s original drummer; roots rockers Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; and Hard Working Americans, featuring Todd Snider, Neal Casal and members of Widespread Panic.
There were also guest appearances by ex-Allman Brothers members Jack Pearson and Oteil Burbridge, former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed; Col. Bruce Hampton; one-time American Idol winner Caleb Johnson, and more.
The concert featured a variety of onstage collaborations, and included covers of classic songs by The Grateful Dead, The Band, Neil Young, Marshall Tucker Band and Faces.
Proceeds from Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16 will benefit Habitat for Humanity, via Warren’s W&S Charitable Foundation. You can pre-order the album and video now at XmasJam.com.
Here’s the full track list:
Hard Working Americans:
“Is This Thing Working”
“Stomp and Holler”
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit:
“Cover Me Up”*
Paul Riddle & Friends (Warren Haynes, Jack Pearson, Oteil Burbridge & Danny Louis):
“Southern Woman” — featuring Craig Sorrells & Mike Barnes
“Can’t You See”
“Cinnamon Girl” — featuring Jackie Greene
“Tonight’s the Night” — featuring Jackie Greene
“Stay with Me” — featuring Caleb Johnson & Audley Freed*
Billy & the Kids:
“Chalk Dust Torture”*
“Turn On Your Lovelight” — featuring Col. Bruce Hampton*
“The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” — featuring Warren Haynes, Mike Barnes, Rob Ingraham, Michael Girardot & Craig Sorrells
* = not featured on the CD.
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