Nugs.tv Will Webcast Tonight's Col. Bruce Hampton Tribute In Atlanta May 01, 2017 12:41

Photo by Craig Baird: Home Team Photography

The godfather of the jam scene, Col. Bruce Hampton, will be honored tonight at Atlanta's Fox Theatre  in honor of his 70th birthday. This is a serious cast of musicians getting together to pay tribute to a man who's impact on the music scene cannot be overstated.  This concert will benefit The Fox Theatre Institute and other musician focused charities. Fortunately, those who can't make the sold out show can tune in to an HD webcast via nugs.tv.  Click here for further details on the webcast.

Scheduled to appear at Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton’s are Widespread Panic members John Bell, Dave Schools, Duane Trucks and Jimmy Herring, Peter Buck of R.E.M, steel-guitar-man Darick Campbell, renowned saxophone player Karl Denson, Drew Emmitt and Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, Jon Fishman of Phish, banjo-shredder Rev. Jeff Mosier, guitarist Warren Haynes, Drivin’ N Cryin’ front man Kevn Kinney, Atlanta jazz-staple Johnny Knapp, Chuck Leavell of The Allman Brothers Band and The Rolling Stones, Athens rock-troubadour T. Hardy Morris, 13-year old guitar prodigy Brandon Niederauer, John Popper of Blues Traveler, funk bassist Kevin Scott, keyboardist Matt Slocum, Denny Walley of Frank Zappa fame, gypsymetal guitarist Emil Werstler, Oliver Wood of The Wood Brothers, the Colonel’s Sling Blade costar and Oscar- award-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton plus Cy Young winner Jake Peavy, and other special guests.