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Play All Night! Meet the Author Reception
October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Play All Night Meet the Author Reception
Friday, October 28, 2022
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
39 S Magnolia Avenue Orlando, FL 32801
Join us for a private meet-and-greet reception with Bob Beatty, author of Play All Night! Duane Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East.
Complimentary light bites. Cash bar.
The 1971 Allman Brothers Band album At Fillmore East was a musical manifesto years in the
making. In Play All Night!, Bob Beatty dives deep into the motivations and musical background of
band founder Duane Allman to tell the story of one of the most important live rock albums in
history. Play All Night! is the biography of a sound, highlighting Duane’s musical vision and the
ways At Fillmore East demonstrates how he and his bandmates brought that vision to life.
Music obsessive. History Geek. Southerner. Guitar Player. Public Historian. Teacher. Writer. Fan,
Bob Beatty grew up devouring his mom’s Beatles’ and dad’s Hank Williams and bluegrass
records. Throughout his life he’s interwoven his love of punk rock, the Allman Brothers Band,
and the Jam Depression collective as a historian, fan, and musician and it was only a matter of
time that enduring passion culminated in a Ph.D. and publication of “Play all Night!” Duane
Allman and the Journey to Fillmore East. A cultural entrepreneur, Bob spent more than 25 years
working in nonprofits and museums in senior leadership roles before he founded the Lyndhurst
Group in 2016. As a public historian, a musician, a storyteller, and a family man, Bob focuses on
what brings people together as a community and as citizens of the world through the unending