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Gov't Mule stepping in for Dr. John in Boca Raton

Gov't Mule stepping in for Dr. John in Boca Raton

The Doctor is out and Gov’t Mule is in as the Florida Jazz & Blues Jam heats up Sunset Cove Amphitheater in west Boca Raton on Saturday.

The transition from the event’s original headliner, New Orleans music icon and raconteur Dr. John, to Warren Haynes’ excellent blues-rock outfit, took place recently after Dr. John was forced to cancel some shows late last month due to illness.

Patrick Maraist, who runs the Florida Jazz & Blues Jam through his company, Palm Beach County-based Music Jam Productions, says that he and Dr. John’s representatives...

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