The Beacon Theater will start “pre-sale for the Allman Brothers Band’s”:http://www.beacontheatrenyc.com/events/allman-brothers-band-2009.html traditional run of shows in March. This year marks the band’s 40th anniversary. The pre-sale is for American Express card members, who’ll get first dibs on the 10 shows that begin March 9.
Last year “the band was forced to cancel”:http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/allman-brothers-band-set-for-09-beacon-run-1003926393.story a planned 15-night run, part of their annual gig at the Beacon, because Greg Allman was battling hepatitis C. The Allmans have played the Beacon 175 times since 1989, and always end up with plenty of guests on stage. They’re not getting any younger, but they’ve yet to disappoint.