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Dickey Betts: Celebrating His 70th Birthday With a Benefit Concert

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Dickey Betts celebrates his birthday today, born on December 12, 1943 in Palm Beach, Florida.

He’ll also celebrate his birthday tomorrow with a special concert that will benefit Toys for Tots.

According to ticketsarasota.com, he’ll play the White Buffalo Saloon in Sarasota, Florida with members of his band, Great Southern, his daughter Kim Betts and the Gamble Creek Band, as well as some special guests.

Betts has lived in the Sarasota area for most of his life.

A review of a show there earlier this year reveals this legend still has it:

“Dickey Betts’ performance….at Robarts Arena in Sarasota ranged from brilliant to emotive to ebullient, often in the same song.

The guitar great…elated and astounded the audience. He performed a set of cleverly updated, self-composed classics, mostly culled from his years with the Allman Brothers Band.

In fact, it is doubtful Sarasota has hosted such a satisfying rock show since Dickey Betts and the rest of the original Allman Brothers played the same venue in 1971.”

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