Cox Capitol Theatre
382 Second Street
Macon, GA 31201
7:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
7:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012
1:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012
Macon, Georgia, long known for its history of Southern rock and rhythm and blues, plays host to GABBAfest 2012 presented by the Georgia Allman Band Association October 26-28, 2012. The event features Friday and Saturday shows at the Cox Capitol Theatre in downtown Macon, a special jam featuring musicians belonging to the GABBA, a special display highlighting 20 years of GABBA at the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House and more.
This year’s GABBAfest celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association as well as the 40th anniversary of the classic Allman Brothers Band album “Eat a Peach”. The headliner for Friday night’s show is the Florida based Kettle of Fish featuring Berry Duane Oakley, son of the late Allman Brothers bassist Berry Oakley. Mystery Road opens; show starts at 7:00 p.m. Saturday night features Ohio bluesman Sonny Moorman with The Neal Lucas Band opening at 7:00 p.m.
All weekend tickets include free admission to the GABBA Members Jam at the Middle Georgia Raceway, site of the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival. Discounted admission to the Allman Brothers Band Museum at the Big House is also included with the weekend ticket. On Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. the Georgia Allman Brothers Band Association will dedicate a tree planted in memory of former Allman Brother Lamar Williams at Rose Hill Cemetery. Weekend tickets are $45; Friday night only or Saturday night only tickets are $25. All tickets are available at http://www.coxcapitoltheatre.com/. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the website at www.gabba.org.