Gregg Allman seems eager to show that he is finally feeling like his old self following a long battle with hepatitis C as he's announced a short fall solo tour to follow a string of Allman Brothers shows.

Allman also says he's started to write music for a new album and hopes to return to the recording studio later this year as well.

Here's Gregg Allman's announced tour dates:

October 11 Montgomery, AL—Montgomery Performing Arts Center
October 12 Helena, AR—King Biscuit Blues Festival
October 15 Milwaukee, WI—Potawatomi Casino Northern Lights Theater
October 16 Milwaukee, WI—Potawatomi Casino Northern Lights Theater
October 18 Dubuque, IA—Diamond Jo Casino
October 19 Joliet, IL—Rialto Square Theatre
October 23 Detroit, MI—Motor City Casino
October 26 Atlantic City, NJ—Trump Taj Mahal