Gov’t Mule announced that the two concerts scheduled for April 8th and 9th at New York’s Beacon Theatre will now take place on December 30th and 31st.

The Warren Haynes-led outfit was recently forced to postpone its spring tour due to a shoulder injury the band leader sustained while on a family vacation. These are the first rescheduled dates to be announced.

Ironically, the shows were originally scheduled to take place over New Year’s in 2021 but were postponed until April due to a surge in the Omicron variant of COVID-19. The latest update puts the shows back on New Year’s exactly one year from when they were originally booked, restoring the band’s tradition of ringing in the new year at the historic Beacon Theatre, which they did every year from 2002 until the COVID-19 pandemic with the exception of 2008.

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Warren Haynes is expected to recover in time to hit the road again in June, according to doctors. The band will start its summer tour in Asheville, NC on June 3rd, with dates in Tennessee, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Nevada, and Kansas before heading to Europe for shows in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands. They will round out the summer with festival appearances in the U.S., including Outlaw Music Festival and Telluride Blues Festival.

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