Pictorial: GOV’T MULE in Pittsburgh

“Warren Haynes’ veteran crew bring funk, political skepticism to soaring jams…” – Rolling Stone
“[‘Dreams & Songs’ is] aching, soulful…”- Billboard
“Gov’t Mule is an essential, iconic American band…[Revolution Come… Revolution Go] is as diverse and wide-ranging as anything Warren Haynes has recorded in his prolific career, making a strong statement that he is one of his generation’s best and most important guitarists.” – Guitar World
“[Gov’t Mule’s] songs stomp and wail with unmistakable energy and heft.” – NPR
“…the new record effortlessly shifts from Black Sabbath style riffs to Al Green inspired soul, before finding its way into the backwoods of Southern rock and country. The ultimate dream is to achieve the fluidity Haynes finds between musical methods in the bloody battlefield of politics.” – Salon
Gov’t Mule – GRAMMY® Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend WarrenHaynes [vocals, guitar], Matt Abts [drums], Danny Louis [keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals], and Jorgen Carlsson [bass] – has galvanized a global fan base with their music and improvisational virtuosity, leading them to be recognized as one of the most timeless, revered and active bands in the world.
Gov’t Mule has showcased its virtuosity, intelligence, and breadth over the course of 16 studio and live albums, millions of album/track sales and streams and thousands of performances. The flexible interplay amongst frontman Warren Haynes, drummer Matt Abts, keyboardist Danny Louis, and bassist Jorgen Carlsson makes them a true living, breathing ensemble. Gov’t Mule’s vast reservoir of songs has become a human encyclopedia of great American music while adding to that cannon with their signature sound. Celebrated as one of music’s most treasured storytellers, Gov’t Mule’s frontman GRAMMY®Award-winning singer-songwriter Warren Haynes is lauded as one of the most formidable guitarists and vocalists of the modern era. A cornerstone of the American music landscape, he has brought his artistry to three of the greatest live rock groups – Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule, and the Dead.
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