Gov't Mule Announces Spring Tour Dates



Gov’t Mule

Announces Spring Tour Dates


Pre-Sale Tickets Available March 3rd and March 6th

General On Sale Begins March 8th at 10am Local Time


March 1, 2023 – Gov’t Mule has revealed their initial touring plans for 2023 with the announcement of a Spring Tour. The renowned GRAMMY-nominated quartet – led by GRAMMYAward-winning vocalist, songwriter, guitar legend, and producer Warren Haynes – will launch their 10-date headlining run on May 5th in New Orleans with a special evening during Jazz Fest featuring guests George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners. From there, Gov’t Mule will stop in Memphis for the Beale Street Music Festival and then make their way to Cleveland, Nashville (May 12 at The Ryman), Birmingham, and Macon, among other cities, before returning to Haynes’ hometown of Asheville, NC for back-to-back shows at Salvage Station’s Outdoor Stage on May 19 and 20.


Artist pre-sale tickets will be available Friday, March 3rd at 10am ET with local/promoter pre-sale beginning Monday, March 6th at 10am local time. The general on sale will commence Wednesday, March 8th at 10am local time. See below for full list of upcoming Gov’t Mule tour dates and visit for ticketing details and to purchase.


Gov’t Mule Haynes, Matt Abts [drums], Danny Louis [keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals], and Jorgen Carlsson [bass] – recently received their first GRAMMY album nomination for their critically acclaimed and chart-topping collection Heavy Load Blues (Fantasy Records) in the category of Best Traditional Blues Album. Heavy Load Blues, the band’s first-ever blues album, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Albums chart upon its 2021 release and has since amassed over 5 million total global streams along with media praise and support from the likes of Consequence, Guitar World, NPR Weekend Edition, BrooklynVegan, No Depression, PopMatters, Downbeat, Classic Rock, Relix, Paste and many more. Produced by Warren Haynes alongside engineer and co-producer John Paterno (Elvis Costello, Michael Landau, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Williams, Los Lobos), the album (also available in a deluxe edition) encompasses an even mix of Haynes’ originals and revered covers. PRESS HERE to listen to Heavy Load Blues and PRESS HERE to listen to the Deluxe edition.


Look for more announcements from Gov’t Mule coming soon!



May 5 – New Orleans, LA @ Orpheum Theater ^

May 6 – Memphis, TN @ Beale Street Music Festival ~

May 7 – Evansville, IN @ Victory Theatre

May 9 – Cleveland, OH @ TempleLive Cleveland

May 11 – Ashland, KY @ Paramount Arts Center

May 12 – Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium

May 13 – Live Oak, FL @ Echoland Music Festival ~

May 14 – Birmingham, AL @ Avondale Brewing Company

May 16 – Macon, GA @ Macon City Auditorium

May 18 – Augusta, GA @ Miller Theater

May 19 – Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station – Outdoor Stage

May 20 – Asheville, NC @ Salvage Station – Outdoor Stage

July 23 – Patchogue, NY @ Great South Bay Music Festival ~


^ with special guests George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners

~ festival appearance



Photo Credit: Jay Sansone




For over two decades, Gov’t Mule – Warren Haynes [vocals, guitar], Matt Abts [drums], Danny Louis [keyboards, guitar, and backing vocals], and Jorgen Carlsson [bass] – has galvanized a global fan base with their honest, organic and daring music and improvisational virtuosity, leading them to be recognized as one of the most timeless, revered and active bands in the world whose spot amongst rock titans remains unshakable. Led by visionary GRAMMY Award-winning artist and guitar legend Warren Haynes – a cornerstone of the American music landscape – the enduring, globally revered group has showcased its intelligence and breadth over the course of 20+ studio and live albums, thousands of memorable performances and millions of album and track sales. Gov’t Mule has become a human encyclopedia of great American music while adding to that canon with their signature sound. The band’s flexible interplay in the studio and on stage makes them a true living, breathing ensemble and Haynes is lauded as one of the most formidable guitarists and vocalists of the modern era and a prolific songwriter and producer. Throughout his prolific career as part of three of the greatest live groups in rock history – Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule and the Dead – and an acclaimed solo artist, Haynes has become one of music’s most treasured storytellers.



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