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Live Music Daily – The Major Rager Review

Live Music Daily – The Major Rager Review

By: Barry Brandow, Live Music Daily If the music and entertainment world held a tournament similar to The Masters, GOV’T MULE would probably have a walk-in size closet full of green jackets (the jacket awarded to The Masters champion every year). They have been in the upper echelon of the live music scene for a […]
Hear It First: Gov’t Mule Offers Up ‘Slave’

Hear It First: Gov’t Mule Offers Up ‘Slave’

Beloved jamsters Gov’t Mule’s upcoming Stoned Side of the Mule Volume 2 live archival album is being released for Record Store Day on April 18th. It is the last installment in their live archival series celebrating their 20th anniversary, and features six Rolling Stones covers, recorded on Halloween 2009 at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia. […]
Warren Haynes on 20 years of Gov’t Mule, life after Allman Brothers

Warren Haynes on 20 years of Gov’t Mule, life after Allman Brothers

Abigail Darlington – Charleston Scene Part of the reason Warren Haynes is such a legendary figure in American rock is how he’s found ways to outsmart just about every traditional parameter of the music industry. Over the past 25 years, in both the Allman Brothers Band and as the leader of Gov’t Mule, Haynes has […]
Gov’t Mule to bring electric energy to Peace Center stage

Gov’t Mule to bring electric energy to Peace Center stage

By Dan Armonaitis, GroupState.com When Warren Haynes started Gov’t Mule in 1994, it never occurred to him that the band would someday be celebrating its 20th anniversary. “We never had any designs on lasting five years, 10 years, 20 years or anything,” Haynes said of the improvisational blues-rock group that he and the late Allen […]
Dub Side of the Mule Review via Glide Magazine

Dub Side of the Mule Review via Glide Magazine

Dub Side of the Mule deserves its release in recognition of Gov’t Mule’s twenty-year anniversary in 2014. Their New Year’s 2006 appearance at the Beacon Theatre within this complete package of three CDs plus a DVD stands a turning point in their career because, in contrast to previous appearances at the Broadway venue , a […]
Dub Side of the Mule Out Now

Dub Side of the Mule Out Now

The final release in Gov’t Mule’s 20th Anniversary Celebration, Dub Side of the Mule was released today on Vinyl LP, CD/DVD and digital download. Recorded during Mule’s fabled New Year’s Eve 2006 performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the show features three hours of Mule, including at 1-hour reggae set featuring Toots […]
Apr 2
Chemistry, Experimentation fuel Gov’t Mule’s Music

Chemistry, Experimentation fuel Gov’t Mule’s Music

Apr 2, 2015 Donna Isbell Walker, Greenville Online “Chemistry” is a word that Warren Haynes uses often. That intangible spark fuels the music of Gov’t Mule, the blues-influenced, improv-centric band that Haynes co-founded in 1994. And it’s that same indelible connection that Haynes credits with bringing the band together in the first place. Back then, Haynes and bassist […]
Mar 31
Front & Center Confirms Air Dates for Warren Haynes with Railroad Earth Episodes

Front & Center Confirms Air Dates for Warren Haynes with Railroad Earth Episodes

Mar 31, 2015 The Grammy Award-winning guitarist and vocalist, named in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time,” performs career hits “Soulshine” and “Forevermore” from his days with Gov’t Mule and the Allman Brothers Band. Haynes is joined by legendary roots band Railroad Earth recorded at the McKittrick Hotel. “It was a really special opportunity to play […]
Mar 31
Stream: Gov’t Mule’s live album Dub Side Of The Mule featuring Toots Hibbert

Stream: Gov’t Mule’s live album Dub Side Of The Mule featuring Toots Hibbert

Mar 31, 2015 Jam band continues archival series with a 2006 set that includes a Radiohead cover Legendary jam band Gov’t Mule will release their latest live album, Dub Side of The Mule, on April 7th through Evil Teen Records. In anticipation, it’s streaming in full below. The 12-track album continues the band’s extensive live archival project begun […]
Mar 31
Matt & Jorgen Release New Planet of the Abts Single, ‘Down For the Count’

Matt & Jorgen Release New Planet of the Abts Single, ‘Down For the Count’

Mar 31, 2015 Despite the steady stream of archival Mule releases, Matt & Jorgen have been hard at work on an album of their own. The second Planet of the Abts record, “All Things the Valley,” has been finished and is slated for a June 2015 release. Here’s the video for the first single, Down For the Count, […]
Mar 26
Gov’t Mule & Toots Hibbert Share A Reggae Radiohead Cover

Gov’t Mule & Toots Hibbert Share A Reggae Radiohead Cover

Mar 26, 2015 By Tom Breihan / March 26, 2015 Stereogum.com Jam-band Radiohead covers are practically a genre unto themselves, and here’s an especially weird one. In 2006, Gov’t Mule, the Southern-rock jam band founded by a couple of Allman Brothers sidemen, played an all-reggae show at New York’s Beacon Theatre. The reggae legend and Toots & The […]
Mar 26
Hard Road: Gov’t Mule Meets Toots Hibbert on “Dub Side of the Mule”

Hard Road: Gov’t Mule Meets Toots Hibbert on “Dub Side of the Mule”

Mar 26, 2015 Jam band and festival crowds love reggae, and generally want way more than what they get in this department. The Grateful Dead, the pioneers of the field, and Phish both incorporated reggae into their sets early on, though this is not a widely known facet of either’s repertoire. While the Allman Brothers aren’t known for […]
Mar 25
Pre-Order Dub Side of the Mule on iTunes & Amazon

Pre-Order Dub Side of the Mule on iTunes & Amazon

Mar 25, 2015 Dub Side of the Mule is now available for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon. Have it delivered right your inbox on April 7th! Recorded during Mule’s fabled New Year Eve 2006 performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, the show features three-plus hours of Mule standards and covers, including a 1-hour reggae/blues set […]
Mar 20
Warren Haynes, 7 others named to N.C. Music Hall of Fame

Warren Haynes, 7 others named to N.C. Music Hall of Fame

Mar 20, 2015 KANNAPOLIS – Warren Haynes will be among eight inductees this year into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held Oct. 15 at the historic Gem Theater in Kannapolis, and is open to the public. VIP and general admission tickets will go on sale early this summer at the North […]
Mar 20
Listen to ‘Let Down’ – Gov’t Mule ft. Toots Hibbert

Listen to ‘Let Down’ – Gov’t Mule ft. Toots Hibbert

Mar 20, 2015 In case you missed it yesterday, you can now stream “Let Down” from Dub Side of the Mule. The new Gov’t Mule track features Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals live from their fabled New Year’s Eve 2006 performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The show features three-plus hours of Mule […]
Mar 19
Song Premiere: Gov’t Mule “Let Down” (from Dub Side of The Mule)

Song Premiere: Gov’t Mule “Let Down” (from Dub Side of The Mule)

Mar 19, 2015 via Relix As Gov’t Mule celebrates its 20th anniversary, the group is releasing a series of archival live albums (we explore these topics in our feature article, “Gov’t Mule’s Side Ways”). Next up is Dub Side of the Mule which is due out on April 7. Recorded during the group’s 2006 New Year’s Eve show, […]
Mar 18
Gov’t Mule Confirmed for Lockn’ Festival

Gov’t Mule Confirmed for Lockn’ Festival

Mar 18, 2015 We’re heading back to Arrington, VA for the 2015 Lockn’ Festival. Gov’t Mule will be playing two sets September 10-13th at the Oak Ridge Farm. Tickets are on sale now at LocknFestival.com.
Mar 16
Fan Photo Gallery

Fan Photo Gallery

Mar 16, 2015 We want to see your Gov’t Mule show photos, license plates, tattoos, merch collection, selfies with Warren and whatever other Mule pics you have on your phone. Instagram, Tweet, and/or Facebook your Gov’t Mule pictures with #WheresMyMule and your photos could be added to the new fan gallery located at Mule.net/Wheres-My-Mule Don’t forget to follow Gov’t Mule on […]
Mar 11
Elmore Magazine Live Show Reviews

Elmore Magazine Live Show Reviews

Mar 11, 2015 Gov’t Mule Featuring John Scofield The Riviera Theatre / Chicago, IL by Mandy Pichler With the venue’s heater broken on yet another glacially cold evening, the Riv was showing all of its 98 years of age. However, Gov’t Mule–celebrating its 20th anniversary–and their 64-year-old tour partner, John Scofield showed absolutely no signs of age. From […]
Mar 11
Record Store Day Exclusive: Stoned Side of the Mule Vol. 2

Record Store Day Exclusive: Stoned Side of the Mule Vol. 2

Mar 11, 2015 Gov’t Mule will release Stoned Side of the Mule Vol. 2 as a Record Store Day Exclusive on April 18, 2015. The second, and final, installment in the series of exclusive vinyl releases features the remaining Rolling Stones Covers from its fabled Halloween 2009 performance at the Tower Theater outside of Philadelphia. Find a participating record […]
Mar 10
A Relix Conversation with Warren Haynes and John Scofield

A Relix Conversation with Warren Haynes and John Scofield

Mar 10, 2015 Back in 1999, John Scofield joined Gov’t Mule for two nights in Georgia. The aptly-titled new archival release Sco-Mule presents highlights from these performances. Starting on February 18, Scofield and Gov’t Mule will return to the stage together for a month-long national tour. In the debut of the Relix Conversation series, Warren Haynes and John […]

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