Baltimore’s own Ed Hough has assembled an all-star group of musicians to perform the entire “Eat a Peach” album as well as more Allman Brothers favorites at Power Plant Live on Friday Sept. 9.
The lineup features John Ginty and Berry Duane Oakley of the Allman-Betts Band, joined by Cris Jacobs, Ed Hough, Bobby Thompson and Mike Gambone. Together, they’ll honor and recreate “Eat a Peach” – an album many of them already know by heart.
This show takes place in Power Plant Live’s covered outdoor stage, just outside Rams Head Live.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday Sept. 9
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. EST Friday May 20.
General admission tickets are $25. VIP tickets, which include balcony viewing, a signed commemorative poster and a meet-and-greet with the band, are $40.
More on the musicians:
John Ginty, keyboards
A founding member of Robert Randolph’s Family Band and a member of the Allman-Betts Band, John Ginty rode a quick rise to stardom; as a touring member with Jewel. Most recently, Ginty showcased his exceptional work as a keyboardist on a world tour in 2016-17 with the Dixie Chicks. Dozens of album appearances, both as a musician and producer, mark Ginty’s 30-year career, including with notable artists such as Santana and Citizen Cope. His time with Randolph garnered two Grammy nominations, while backing The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Grammy-winning effort, Higher Ground.
Berry Duane Oakley, bass
As the son of The Allman Brothers Band’s founding bass player, the late Berry Oakley, and with stepfather Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night), Berry Duane Oakley’s musical calling seemed preordained. He first met Devon Allman and Duane Betts, as a teenager, during The Allman Brothers Band’s 1989 Dreams tour. Often Oakley sat-in with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, laying the foundation for his prolific and successful career now entering its fourth decade.
Cris Jacobs, guitar and vocals
A star of Baltimore’s roots and jam scenes, Cris Jacobs rose to prominence as the singer and guitarist from the popular Baltimore band The Bridge before branching out as a solo artist. He has performed with Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh & Friends on several occasions, toured with Steve Winwood and recorded with Ivan Neville.
Ed Hough, drums and vocals
As a founding member of Smooth Kentucky, Ed Hough has been an influential part of the Baltimore music scene for decades. He and Cris Jacobs are longtime friends who have performed the music of Smooth Kentucky, The Grateful Dead and many other bands over the years.
Bobby Thompson, guitar and vocals
Winner of a 2018 Washington Area Music Association Award for Best Blues Album, Bobby Thompson has fronted bands like Blueheart Revival and Revelator Hill, and been a sideman for artists such as Justin Jones (930 Club Records), Laura Tsaggaris, and toured with SOJA.
Mike Gambone, drums
Longtime drummer for The Bridge, Mike Gambone is a go-to session player and music instructor and a vital part of Baltimore’s music scene.