Robert Plant, Gregg Allman Featured in PBS’ Americana Music Festival Special [VIDEO]
A special featuring highlights from the 2011 Americana Music Association’s Honors and Award Show is scheduled to premiere on PBS stations starting on November 19. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival will include performances by Robert Plant and his Band of Joy, Gregg Allman and many other roots musicians that were taped at the October 13 ceremony at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium.
The hour-long special will feature Plant singing “Monkey,” from his 2010 Band of Joy album; Allman performing the Allman Brothers Band classic “Melissa”; and Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and others participating in a tribute to the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack.
Go to AustinCityLimits.org to find out exactly when the program is scheduled to air in your area.
Here is another great band that performed, The Avett Brothers