The music manBack in the ’70s, R.U. Allman, aka Eddy Allman, aka R.U. Eddy, aka Christian Allman, joined Del Moon as a rock music critic in The Advocate’s Fun section, bringing gonzo journalism to our paper and having a lot of fun in the process.
Eddy (as I know him) survived Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans after a harrowing experience, and has lately been hard at work becoming a Spanish Town character.
He was recently mugged on a downtown street, and had to have brain surgery.
George Lane says a benefit is being held for him on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 3 p.m. at Chelsea’s.
The all-star lineup includes Larry Garner, Henry Turner Jr., Skip Varnado, Kenny Acosta, Betsy WhoDat Braud, Boco LaTour, The Rakers, Dorothy LeBlanc and more. Admission is $10 at the door.