Celebrate Warren Haynes’ 60th Birthday with 6 Standout Performances
April 6, 2020 marks Warren Haynes’ 60th birthday.
To celebrate, we’re looking back on just a few standout performances from the guitarist’s storied career, from his tenure with the Allman Brothers Band to his work with Gov’t Mule to his long list of memorable sit-ins.
Haynes has been a fixure of the live music scene for decades and, as he remarked at last year’s Relix Live Music Conference, “I, from the very beginning, thought [music] is what I’d do for the rest of my life.”
Haynes and Derek Trucks perform an unplugged, backstage Version of the late-era ABB tune “Old Friend”:
Haynes lets his Les Paul growl on a 2003 version of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” with Gov’t Mule:
For Dave Matthews Band’s Concert at Central Park, Haynes jams “Cortez The Killer” for a crowd of 120,000:
Haynes steps onstage with rock legends Phil Lesh and Carlos Santana to play a “Fire On The Mountain” for the ages at LOCKN’ 2015:
Haynes performs his signature “Soulshine” with the Allman Brothers Band at The Beacon Theatre (2003):
After getting snowed in, Haynes surprises fans in 2018 with a pop-up Christmas Jam post-show in Asheville, teaming up with Dave Grohl for a cover of Nirvana’s “All Apologies”:
Happy Birthday Warren!