A Woodfin native, Grammy-winning rocker Warren Haynes returned home this weekend for the 26th annual Christmas Jam. Over the course of the 7-hour concert at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville, Haynes was joined onstage by Jason Isbell, Billy Kreutzmann, Caleb Johnson, Jackie Green and many more acts. Concert-goers posted photos and other dispatches from the Dec. 13 event via Twitter late into the night.
Warren Haynes celebrated the 25th anniversary of Christmas Jam in style this weekend with two full days of epic concerts at the U.S. Cellular Center and other venues in downtown Asheville.
A festive musical spirit reigned last night as Christmas Jam stretched into the wee hours, with Widespread Panic closing things down at around 4 a.m. This post features a slide show of photos from the concerts. (photo by Nick King)
Leading up to the 2013 Christmas Jam, we’re running a series of Q&A interviews with some of the performing artists. Here, we talk to saxophonist Ron Holloway.
Leading up to the 2013 Christmas Jam, we’re running a series of Q&A interviews with some of the performing artists. Here, we talk to saxophonist Bill Evans.
Reflecting on his 25 years of annual Christmas Jam benefit concerts, Warren Haynes says there’s been “too many highlights to list.” The event’s grown from a small concert at the now-defunct 45 Cherry nightclub into one of the city’s biggest entertainment events, held this year on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, at the U.S. Cellular Center. With proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity, the shows are meant to celebrate Asheville’s philanthropic and artistic values, says Haynes.
Leading up to the 2013 Christmas Jam, we’re running a series of Q&A interviews with some of the performing artists. Here, we talk to Aquarium Rescue Unit drummer Jeff Sipe.
Leading up to the 2013 Christmas Jam, we’re running a series of Q&A interviews with some of the performing artists. Here, we talk to OAR saxophonist Jerry Depizzo.
Warren Haynes’ 25th annual Christmas Jam will return to Asheville’s US Cellular Center on December 13-14 with a lineup featuring Phil Lesh, Michael Franti, Gov’t Mule and more.
So many memories, captured here by photographer John Zara. Also, check out the full list of the songs Warren Haynes and crew played on Saturday, Dec. 15.
There were a lot of big names at the Asheville Civic Center this weekend. Did you suffer from proper-noun overload? Xpress is here to help, pictures, video and streams included.
“There’s something special about the music that’s made when people know they’re doing it for charity and not getting paid,” says Warren Haynes, longtime guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band.
The Southern rockers pull out due to illness, leaving a hole in the Warren Haynes Christmas Jam lineup. Xpress wants to know what you think about this year’s remaining Jam roster.
So we’re barely to Halloween, but it’s never too early for Christmas Jam news, yes? The initial lineup announcement includes The Steve Miller Band, Gregg Allman, members of Widespread Panic, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Drive-By Truckers and of course, The Warren Haynes Band.
Counting Crows and Ani DiFranco top the just-released roster.