Gov’t Mule front man Warren Haynes has released a new cut of Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit’s performance of “Stockholm” ahead of this Friday’s release of the never-before-released live album and film, Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16 (Evil Teen Records). Watch Isbel’s performance of “Stockholm” above. “Beautiful performance of a beautiful song,” shares Haynes of the video which finds Isbell performing the track alongside his five-piece band including his wife, Amanda Shires, a few short months after dominating at the 2014 Americana Music Awards where he won Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Artist of the Year.
Proceeds from The Benefit Concert Volume 16 will be donated to Habitat for Humanity via Haynes’ W&S Charitable Foundation. Recorded at Warren Haynes’ Christmas Jam on December 13, 2014, the album and film features two hours of live music from Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule with Jackie Greene, Billy & The Kids (Bill Kreutzmann of Grateful Dead, Tom Hamilton of American Babies & JRAD, Reed Mathis of Tea Leaf Green & Aron Magner of Disco Biscuits), Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Hard Working Americans (Todd Snider, Neal Casal, Dave Schools & Duane Trucks of Widespread Panic, Chad Staehly of Great American Taxi), Paul Riddle (Marshall Tucker Band Co-Founder) & Friends, and many special guests such as Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers, Dead & Co.), Jack Pearson, Col. Bruce Hampton, The Revivalists’ Michael Girardot and Rob Ingraham, American Idol Winner Caleb Johnson, and Audley Freed. Capturing the live magic and unique collaborations for which the Christmas Jam is renowned, The Benefit Concert Volume 16 features one-of-a-kind covers of Grateful Dead, Phish, The Band, Neil Young, Marshall Tucker Band and The Faces songs. The release will be available in several different configurations: CD/DVD package, digital album, standard CD, film, Blu-ray, double vinyl, and digital film. The album features 10 songs while the film includes 16 songs – full track listings below. PRESS HERE to pre-order Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Volume 16 and receive an instant audio download of the live rendition of Billy & The Kids’ “Shakedown Street” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” Hard Working Americans’ “Stomp and Holler,” and Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit’s “Stockholm.”
Warren Haynes will head back on the road at the end of the month for Gov’t Mule’s annual New Year’s run. Haynes recently graced the cover of the November issue of Guitar Player and was on the road for The Last Waltz Tour: A Celebration of the Band’s Historic Farewell Concert alongside Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, John Medeski, Don Was, Terence Higgins, Dave Malone, Cyril Neville, Bob Margolin, and Mark Mullins & The Levee Horns.