Warren Haynes coming to Smith Opera House

Jam rock “Man in Motion” gets back to his roots with soulful new record and tour, WARREN HAYNES, live on stage on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 at 8pm at The Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca street Geneva, NY.Haynes is best known for his work as the guitarist for David Allan Coe and The Dickey Betts Band, and being the founding member of the band Gov’t Mule, as well as being a longtime member of The Allman Brothers Band. With a strong background and a full resume Haynes always makes for an exciting performance. Haynes has been playing the guitar since age 12 and got influences from Hendrix, Clapton and Johnny Winter.Most known for his more recent work with The Allman Brothers Band and Gov’t Mule, Haynes was recruiting to join the Allman Brothers in 1989. With the Allman Brothers he played on four well received albums including the gold certified “ Where it all begins” (1994). In 1997 Haynes and one of his band member Allen Woody left the group to focus on a side project of their own, which became the band Gov’t Mule. They released three albums with Gov’t Mule and become known for their powerful live performances. Most recently released, “By a Thread” in 2009 Gov’t Mule’s first studio album, it was also released on Haynes’s own record label Evil Teen Records.After recording “By a Thread” Haynes created his own group, The Warren Haynes Band, which debut December of 2010. The album “Man in Motion” was released in May of 2011. Man In Motion, is a timeless collection of songs that crackle with modern vitality yet draw on his deepest roots as an artist.The disc pumps fresh blood into the heart of soul and blues, stoked by Haynes’s Herculean prowess as both a powerhouse singer and guitarist — a reputation he’s earned as a member of three of the greatest live groups in rock history: The Allman Brothers Band, The Dead and his own Gov’t Mule.To find out more about WARREN HAYNES, and to listen to his music visit his site at www.warrenhaynes.netGeneral admission tickets are $28 plus a $2 facility fee. More information at (315) 781-5483 or visit www.thesmith.org The Smith accepts MasterCard, Visa and Discover. Box office hours are weekdays between 9 a.m. and 4 pm.General Admission seating with doors at 7pm with no opening act.

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