Devon Allman has announced his first new solo LP in eight years, Miami Moon, featuring an all-star band comprised of George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville, Adam Deitch, Karl Denson, and Jackson Stokes.

Dropping August 16th via Allman’s own Create Records, Miami Moon was recorded on 2” analog tape at the historic Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida, where both Derek and the DominosLayla and Other Assorted Love Songs and the Allman Brothers Band‘s Eat a Peach were made. Allman described the album, which was produced by Grammy-winning producer Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy, Chrstone “Kingfish” Ingram), as “a throwback 70’s funk-infused R&B record.”

“Making the Miami Moon record with these legendary musicians has been a high point of my career,” Allman said. “They brought these songs to life with their masterful playing and timeless feels. As for the approach, a couple things were different this time: First, writing the songs on bass guitar was a first for me and allowed the grooves to be the main focus. Also, letting go of some previous, limiting thought processes allowed some of my other influences to enter the chat for the first time such as Curtis Mayfield, Sade, The Cure, Steely Dan…among others. I believe you can hear some flourishes of those true loves on this album. Additionally, recording in the same hallowed halls where Dad made the Eat a Peach record and where Uncle Duane and Eric Clapton recorded the Layla record, made for a very special setting for us all to work in. We kept it fun and we kept it funky…..we ordered Cuban food, watched the NBA and jammed in a circle for days. In a world where you can make records in the basement or your bedroom, I’m so grateful to have done this record in a classic manner.”

Devon Allman will premiere the first single from the new album, “White Horse”, along with an official music video via Relix this Thursday, June 6th before releasing it everywhere on Friday, June 7th. Pre-save the track here, and click here to pre-order the album. He will hit the road in support of the new album with his high-energy six-piece band, the Devon Allman Project, throughout the summer.

Allman recently set a world record playing 50 shows in 50 states in 49 days with Donavon Frankenreiter and completed a pair of international tours with The Allman Betts Family Revival and his own Allman Betts Band tour.

Click below for a full list of upcoming tour dates, and visit his website for more information and to purchase tickets.

The Allman Betts Band
June 5 @ State Theatre | State College, PA^
June 6 @ Music Hall | Tarrytown, NY^
June 7 @ Colonial PAC | Keene, NH^ – SOLD OUT
June 8 @ Cabot Theater | Beverly, MA^ – SOLD OUT
June 9 @ Newton Theater | Newton, NJ^ – SOLD OUT
July 25 @ Hawaii Theatre | Honolulu, HI
July 28 @ Fuji Rock Festival | Minamiuonuma, Japan
^w/ JD Simo

Devon Allman Project 
June 14 @ Holland International Blues Festival | Grolloo, Netherlands
July 6 @ High Sierra Music Festival | Quincy, CA
July 12 @ Blues Béjar Festival | Béjar, Spain
July 13 @ Pistoia Blues Festival | Pistoia, Italy
July 15 @ Backstage Halle | Munich, Germany
July 16 @ Hirsch | Nuremberg, Germany
July 17 @ FRANNZ Club | Berlin, Germany
July 18 @ Pori Jazz Festival | Pori, Finland
July 19 @ Bahnhof Pauli | Hamburg, Germany
July 20 @ The Megève Festival | Megève, France
August 3 @ Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza | Mammoth Lakes, CA
August 9 @ Bayfront Blues Festival | Duluth, MN
August 17 @ Chenango Blues Festival | Norwich, NY

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Miami Moon Tracklist: 
White Horse
Miami Moon
Climb Aboard
Body Electric
Take Time to Taste It
You Gotta Make it Through the World