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  • Gov’t Mule Announces Fall Tour with Black Sabbath-Themed Halloween Show

    Gov’t Mule Announces Fall Tour with Black Sabbath-Themed Halloween Show

    Gov’t Mule is getting back on the road this fall with a new set of tour dates that will cover the Southeast and Midwest United States. Starting October 18th in Knoxville, Tennessee, the outing will include a special Halloween show on October 27th in Atlanta, Georgia that will apparently be Black Sabbath-themed. They posted a... »

  • Gov’t Mule Returns with “Revolution Come… Revolution Go”

    Gov’t Mule Returns with “Revolution Come… Revolution Go”

    After 15 studio and live albums, Gov’t Mule has returned with Revolution Come… Revolution Go. The band, anchored by Jorgen Carlsson, proves their staying power in the release, which blends several genres to create their unique sound. “The main thing for us is to always have our personalities shining through,” frontman Warren Haynes explains. “When... »

  • Archival Gov’t Mule Demos Released

    Archival Gov’t Mule Demos Released

    Previously unreleased music – recorded a year before Gov’t Mule’s first album – has been newly mixed and mastered and released as The Tel-Star Sessions. The demos were recorded in June 1994 at Tel-Star Studios in Bradenton, Florida, with the original band line-up of Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, and the late bassist Allen Woody, who,... »

  • Gov’t Mule Releases Classic New Year’s Concert with Reggae Legend

    Gov’t Mule Releases Classic New Year’s Concert with Reggae Legend

    Gov’t Mule is celebrating its 20th anniversary with some archival releases, including the live Dub Side of the Mule, recorded on New Year’s Eve 2006 at The Beacon Theatre in New York City. The album features three hours of music, including a 45-minute reggae set from Toots Hibbert of Toots & the Maytals. It’s also... »

  • Gov’t Mule Releases 1999 Live Recording Featuring Late Bassist Allen Woody

    Gov’t Mule Releases 1999 Live Recording Featuring Late Bassist Allen Woody

    Gov’t Mule and guitarist John Scofield have released a rarity — a live album featuring original bassist Allen Woody (also known for his time with The Allman Brothers). The music on Sco-Mule is culled from two late September 1999 shows the Mule played with Scofield in Georgia. The shows weren’t recorded by audience members, and... »

  • Gov’t Mule Goes Pink On Live Album

    Gov’t Mule Goes Pink On Live Album

    Six years ago on Halloween, Gov’t Mule dressed up in another band’s music. The jam band/Allman Brothers offshoot, featuring Jorgen Carlsson on bass, performed Pink Floyd covers from albums including Dark Side of the Moon, Animals, The Wall, and Wish You Were Here. The 2008 show at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston, was recorded and... »

  • Gov’t Mule Announces More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Gov’t Mule Announces More 20th Anniversary Tour Dates

    Gov’t Mule has added a slew of tour dates to their “20 Years Strong” tour. The band, anchored by bassist Jorgen Carlsson, will follow up their current dates with a show at the Palace Theater in Cleveland, Ohio on September 12. The southern-fried jam band will then continue in the Midwest before heading west for... »

  • Gov’t Mule Announces 2014 Tour Dates

    Gov’t Mule Announces 2014 Tour Dates

    Gov’t Mule will be heading out next month in support of their latest album, Shout, which came out in October. The trek kicks of February 6th at Columbia, South Carolina’s Township Auditorium and will snake its way around the South and Midwest U.S. Anchored by bassist Jorgen Carlsson, the legendary southern-fried jam band will also... »

  • Gov’t Mule Releases “Shout!”

    Gov’t Mule Releases “Shout!”

    For Gov’t Mule’s tenth studio album, the band decided to do something never done before. Shout!, which is their debut on the Blue Note Label, is a two-disc set. Disc one includes the band’s eleven brand new songs, while disc two features an all-star lineup of vocalists performing their interpretations of the band’s new songs.... »

  • Gov’t Mule: “Thorazine Shuffle” Live with Allen Woody

    Gov’t Mule: “Thorazine Shuffle” Live with Allen Woody

    A couple weeks ago we celebrated the birthday of the late great Allen Woody. On that day, we posted a question on our Facebook page, asking readers which of his bass lines they liked the best. You all roared back with one of the baddest rock bass riffs ever: “Thorazine Shuffle”. Here’s the original Gov’t... »