Photo by David Simchock

As Gov’t Mule gears up for their highly anticipated June tour run, the band have announced renowned bassist Kevin Scott will be stepping in for Jorgen Carlsson during this summer’s performances. With an impressive musical background and previous experience playing with Gov’t Mule, Scott is sure to deliver unforgettable performances alongside the band.

Carlsson, who joined Gov’t Mule in 2008, has been an integral part of the group’s sound for many years. However, as the band embarks on their upcoming tour and celebrates the release of their new album, Peace…Like A River, Carlsson will be temporarily replaced by Scott. This transition provides an opportunity for Scott to showcase his exceptional talent and contribute his unique style to the band’s live performances.

Scott is no stranger to the touring world, having shared the stage with renowned artists such as Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Gay Husband, Bruce Hampton, and John McLaughlin, among others. His versatility and extensive experience make him a perfect fit for Gov’t Mule.

The band expressed their gratitude to Carlsson in a post on social media for his remarkable contributions to Gov’t Mule, wishing him the very best and acknowledging his immense talent and dedication. Fans who have witnessed Scott’s previous appearances with Gov’t Mule can attest to his ability to seamlessly integrate into the band’s dynamic and deliver captivating performances.

In addition to the lineup change, Gov’t Mule shared their excitement for the June tour run, which includes performances out West and special shows with The Avett Brothers. They also revealed their anticipation for the release of their new album and encouraged fans to visit for all tour dates, ticket information, and the opportunity to pre-order the album.

See the post detailing Scott’s addition to Gov’t Mule’s show below.