We're excited to announce the inaugural Sunshine Blues Festival, a traveling festival in our home state of Florida, featuring TTB and some of our favorite bands and musicians, including Dr. John, The Wood Brothers, Walter Trout, Sonny Landreth, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, and Big Sam's Funky Nation.
A statement from Oteil Burbridge on his departure from Tedeschi Trucks Band: "After 25 years of intensive touring, I have come to the very difficult decision that I must cut my yearly tour schedule back and will not be able to continue to tour with TTB..."
We're excited to announce that AXS TV (formerly HDNet) will broadcast Tedeschi Trucks Band's show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre LIVE on August 30th. Tune in at 11:45pm ET/8:45pm PT for the live broadcast on AXS TV, and check out the AXS TV Facebook page for a chance to win TTB tickets, merch and more.
There's only two weeks left to finish and submit your track in TTB's Everybody's Talkin' remix contest on Indaba Music. You can add a solo to the track on any instrument, sing along with Susan or take lead vocals for yourself, or start from scratch and recreate the song in any style.
Today's the day Everybody's Talkin', the second album from Tedeschi Trucks Band, is available in stores and online retailers everywhere. Only a few short months after winning a GRAMMY for their debut album Revelator, the release of this 2-CD live album adds to TTB's growing reputation as a powerful live act.
On May 22, Tedeschi Trucks Band will release Everybody's Talkin', their sophomore album in their second full year as a band. Click here to pre-order your copy of Everybody's Talkin'. As last year's lengthy Revelator World Tour wound down, the band decided to record their October concerts in the highest quality possible, and their foresight paid off as the group turned in several of their most powerful performances in the band’s history.
On Tuesday, February 21, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks will perform at the White House as part of a celebration of blues music, along with Mick Jagger, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Warren Haynes, and many more. Visit www.whitehouse.gov/live starting at 7:20 PM ET for a live stream of the entire event.
Last night at the GRAMMYs, Tedeschi Trucks Band's debut album Revelatorwon the 2012 GRAMMY for Best Blues Album. Thanks to all of the many members, collaborators, friends and fans who helped make "Revelator" a reality.
This month's issue of Rolling Stone features a list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time, as voted by a panel of top guitarists and music writers. Derek Trucks made the list, this time landing at #16, just one slot behind the great Freddie King.