Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band Open With “Statesboro Blues” For Butch Trucks

first_imgYesterday was emotional day for music fans everywhere, as we collectively mourned the loss of drummer Butch Trucks. Trucks’ enormous legacy with The Allman Brothers Band is shared by all, but the loss must have hit the Tedeschi Trucks Band even harder, as Derek Trucks was Butch’s nephew.While the family is sure to mourn in time, the TTB had a show to play last night at the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis, MO. With Butch’s memory fresh on everyone’s mind, the band set the tone by opening with “Statesboro Blues.” A true nod to the lost legend.Watch “Statesboro” below, courtesy of MBrus on YouTube, below.The band also welcomed out guitarist Luther Dickinson for a cover of “In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed,” the famed Allman Brothers instrumental. Watch below, courtesy of Nathan Thomas on YouTube.Tedeschi Trucks Band continues their winter tour tonight, January 26th, in Knoxville, TN. You can see a partial setlist from last night, below.last_img


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