Duane Betts

Duane Betts is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. The Sarasota, Florida native cut his teeth asa teen sitting-in regularly with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Allman Brothers Band, beforerelocating to Southern California and leadingrock outfitsBackbone69 and Whitestarr. Betts next spentnearly a decade playing guitar alongside his father, Dickey Betts, in his group, Great Southern. As well,he was a touring guitarist for folk-rockers Dawes, and a member of the brief supergroup,Jamtown,featuring G. Love, Donovan Frankenreiter, and Cisco Adler.In 2018, Betts released his debut,Sketches of American Music,and toured as a guest of the DevonAllman Project. At year’s end Betts announced the formation of The Allman Betts Band, officially unitingwith Allman, and with Berry D. Oakley, son of the late Allman Brothers Band founding bassist BerryOakley. The group issued two albums-2019’sDown to the Riverand 2020’sBless Your Heart-beforeannouncing its hiatus in 2022. Currently Betts is prepping a second solo album, furthering hisimpassioned six-string stories reflecting a life and a history steeped in blues, rock, and country musictradition