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Jazz Journal Review: Gov’t Mule/John Scofield, Sco-Mule

Jazz Journal Review: Gov’t Mule/John Scofield, Sco-Mule

Guitarist John Scofield did two shows in Atlanta with the Allman Brothers offshoot Gov’t Mule in 1999, the resultant jams on Hottentot, Tom Thumb and others now issued on CD GOV’T MULE/JOHN SCOFIELD SCO-MULE CD1: Hottentot; Tom Thumb; Doing It To Death; Birth Of The Mule; Sco- Mule; Kind Of Bird (77.73) CD2: Pass The […]
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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 […]
Rock United Reviews: “Stoned Side of the Mule” Vol 1 & 2

Rock United Reviews: “Stoned Side of the Mule” Vol 1 & 2

If you came here looking for high level of craftsmanship and musicianship, you came to the right place. However, if you came here looking for original songs, you’re definitely in the wrong. Yes, it’s the cover album as they’re performing 13 tracks from the vast back catalogue of the Rolling Stones. Why you ask? Because […]
Apr 16
Gov’t Mule Cover the Stones

Gov’t Mule Cover the Stones

Apr 16, 2015 Hear Warren Haynes’ version of Can’t You Hear Me Knocking from limited-edition live vinyl release Gov’t Mule have premiered their version of Rolling Stones track Can’t You Hear Me Knocking with TeamRock. It’s taken from Stoned Side Of The Mule, recorded live in Philadelphia in 2009. Band leader Warren Haynes has embarked on a series […]
Apr 15
Gov’t Mule Honor Percy Sledge in Mississippi

Gov’t Mule Honor Percy Sledge in Mississippi

Apr 15, 2015 Gov’t Mule took the stage in Jackson, MS last night and paid homage to Percy Sledge, the famed R&B singer who passed away yesterday. The band worked his famous hit “When A Man Loves A Woman” into their tune “No Need to Suffer.” The performance, which lasted one verse, was a debut for Gov’t Mule.Earlier […]
Apr 14
Gov’t Mule – ‘Stoned Side Of The Mule’ Vinyl Sonic Abuse Review

Gov’t Mule – ‘Stoned Side Of The Mule’ Vinyl Sonic Abuse Review

Apr 14, 2015 The last year has seen bountiful times for Gov’t Mule fans. As a somewhat mercurial act, live material from The Mule presents a far more varied experience than you might expect from other bands, and the recent crop of anniversary releases have done a good job of highlighting the wonderfully diverse nature of the Mule. […]
Apr 11
Vintage Vinyl News Review: “Dark Side of the Mule” / “Dub Side of the Mule” / “Stoned Side of the Mule” / “Sco-Mule”

Vintage Vinyl News Review: “Dark Side of the Mule” / “Dub Side of the Mule” / “Stoned Side of the Mule” / “Sco-Mule”

Apr 11, 2015 Gov’t Mule have been around for 20 years and in that time they have become one of THE jamming bands on the circuit in the US – little wonder that lead man Warren Haynes has been part of the Allman Brothers and guested with The Dead time and again. To celebrate they have released these […]
Apr 10
Gov’t Mule to bring electric energy to Peace Center stage

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

Apr 10, 2015 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 […]
Apr 10
Gov’t Mule Return to Louisville

Gov’t Mule Return to Louisville

Apr 10, 2015 In the recent demise of Southern Rock stalwarts The Allman Brothers Band – there are only a few people left carrying the banner that incorporates the flags of blues, country, and rock n’ roll. Names like Drive-by Truckers, Shooter Jennings, and the shattered pieced back together façade that is Lynyrd Skynyrd carry-on…and then there’s Gov’t […]
Apr 10
Gov’t Mule Welcome Guests at Major Rager

Gov’t Mule Welcome Guests at Major Rager

Apr 10, 2015 Gov’t Mule got some help from a few friends as they kicked off their spring tour at the Major Rager in Augusta, GA last night. The show—which celebrated the beginning the Masters golf tournament—featured a surprise appearance by James Brown emcee Danny Ray, who introduced the band before their rendition of Brown’s “Doin’ It To […]
Apr 8
Gov’t Mule ready to jam with second Major Rager

Gov’t Mule ready to jam with second Major Rager

Apr 8, 2015 On Oct. 28, after a soulful rendition of their enduring anthem Whipping Post, the members of the Allman Brothers Band laid down their instruments, lined up on stage, and took a final bow at the legendary Beacon Theatre in New York City. After 25 years of performing full time with ABB, rock guitarist and vocalist […]
Apr 8
Gov’t Mule coming to Jackson April 14

Gov’t Mule coming to Jackson April 14

Apr 8, 2015 Long before Warren Haynes became the first guitarist to replace Duane Allman in the Allman Brothers band, he first got his chops as a 19-year-old playing country music in David Allen Coe’s band. Raised on soul singers like James Brown, Sam & Dave, the Four Tops, Haynes was influenced by R&B vocals while also falling […]
Apr 8
Get Behind The Mule

Get Behind The Mule

Apr 8, 2015 Southern-rock jam band Gov’t Mule has been a staple of the American live-music scene since forming in the early ’90s, playing more than 100 shows a year. The band will perform Tuesday, April 14, at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson. Here’s what guitarist and vocalist Warren Haynes had to say about the past and present […]
Apr 8
Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes discusses Marshall Tucker and growing up in Asheville

Gov’t Mule’s Warren Haynes discusses Marshall Tucker and growing up in Asheville

Apr 8, 2015 When I reached Warren Haynes recently for our scheduled phone interview to advance an upcoming area performance by his band Gov’t Mule, I identified myself by name and said I was with the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Then, off the cuff, I asked Haynes, “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say Spartanburg?” He […]
Apr 8
Dub Side of the Mule Review via Glide Magazine

Dub Side of the Mule Review via Glide Magazine

Apr 8, 2015 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 […]
Apr 7
Dub Side of the Mule Out Now

Dub Side of the Mule Out Now

Apr 7, 2015 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 7
Gov’t Mule’s Musical Oasis The Space at Westbury

Gov’t Mule’s Musical Oasis The Space at Westbury

Apr 7, 2015 The last few years have been quite busy for Jam Rock legends Government Mule, better known as Gov’t Mule, as they have toured relentlessly, and recently released the live album Sco-Mule in January via Warren Haynes’ NYC based label Evil Teen Records. An official release of one of the band’s most popular bootlegs, partnering up […]
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 […]

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