The Big House in Macon, home of the Allman Brothers Band Museum, will host a private concert and celebration of Gregg Allman's life and music after his funeral on Saturday in Macon.
Michael Lehman, Allman’s manager since 2004, said the celebration of Allman’s legacy will continue at the museum, after a private burial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
About 200-300 close friends and family are expected for the Saturday night event. Music, naturally, will be the focus, with an outdoor stage being set up. Members of Allman’s solo band will be present, as well as Allman Brothers Band drummer Jaimoe Johanson.
The Big House, the Tudor-style house on Vineville Street in Macon, was home to members of the Allman Brothers Band and their families in the early 1970s.
The museum will be closed to the public during the event.
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Lehman said that Dickey Betts, who has long been estranged from Allman, is expected to attend the funeral.
“He and Gregg connected in the past few months, and (Dickey) indicated he wanted to come,” Lehman said.
Former President Jimmy Carter, who had a long connection with Allman, also planned to attend the funeral. Carter presented an honorary degree to Allman at Macon's Mercer University just over a year ago.
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