Widespread Panic

Widespread Panic

 

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Widespread Panic is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. The current lineup includes guitarist/singer John Bell, bassist Dave Schools, drummer Duane Trucks, percussionist Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz, keyboardist John "JoJo" Hermann, and guitarist Jimmy Herring. The band's original drummer, Todd Nance, left in 2016.[1]


The band was formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1986, and is influenced by the Southern rock, blues-rock, progressive rock, funk and hard rock genres. They have been compared to other jam bands such as the Grateful Dead and Phish.[2] Widely renowned for their live performances, as of 2015, they hold the record for number of sold-out performances at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison, Colorado) at 54 and Philips Arena (Atlanta, Georgia) at 20.

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Highlights10

Dirty Side Down
 
Dirty Side Down is the eleventh studio album by the Athens, Georgia-based band Widespread Panic.
Space Wrangler
 
Space Wrangler is the first studio album by the Athens, GA based band Widespread Panic.
Free Somehow
 
Free Somehow is the tenth studio album by the Athens, Georgia-based band Widespread Panic.
Live in the Classic City
 
Live in the Classic City is the third live album released by the Athens, GA based band Widespread Panic.

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Popular Albums28

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Popular Songs3

Popular Live Albums13

Song Appearances & References3

Minor Film Appearances & References1

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers5

Other Music-Related Relationships14

Band Members6

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Widespread Panic Covers Neil Young & Tom Petty As Part Of Old School Birmingham Finale
  –  February 20, 2018
Georgia rockers Widespread Panic concluded a two-night stand in Birmingham on Saturday night. The band dug deep for a pair of covers they hadn’t performed since 2015 and 2016 respectively, as part of their Saturday performance at the BJCC Arena.
Widespread Panic’s JoJo Hermann Announces Slim Wednesday Tour
  –  February 16, 2018
Between Widespread Panic festival dates, this April Jojo Hermann will take his New Orleans-inspired band Slim Wednesday on the road. The keyboardist will make stops throughout the south, including two night runs at Tipitina’s Uptown in New Orleans and ...
Lockn’ Music Festival announces initial lineup with Dead & Co, Widespread Panic, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more
  –  February 13, 2018
Virginia deadheads rejoice! Lockn’ has announced its initial lineup, and it is huge. Lockn’ will be held Aug. 23-26 at Infinity Downs and Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Va., about 35 miles southwest of Charlottesville. Dead & Company, the continuation of ...
Widespread Panic Performs In Olympic Caliber To Commence Celebrations In Birmingham [Videos]
  –  February 17, 2018
The excitement persevered right until the very end of the show and left the audience drooling in anticipation of the next night of music tonight. Widespread Panic is back at the B.J.C.C. tonight for night two. For a full list of upcoming Widespread Panic ...
Widespread Panic and Sturgill Simpson to play new two-day Charleston festival
  –  February 16, 2018
The Trondossa Music and Arts Festival is set for May 5-6, two weeks after the second annual High Water Festival, and will feature headliners Widespread Panic and Grammy Award-winning roots rock singer Sturgill Simpson. Both artists will play both nights of ...
Lockn’ Music Festival announces initial lineup with Dead & Co, Widespread Panic, Tedeschi Trucks Band and more
  –  February 13, 2018
Virginia deadheads rejoice! Lockn’ has announced its initial lineup, and it is huge. Lockn’ will be held Aug. 23-26 at Infinity Downs and Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Va., about 35 miles southwest of Charlottesville. Dead & Company, the continuation of ...
Sheryl Crow, Widespread Panic and George Clinton: Lockn' 2018 unveils its music schedule for Aug 23-26 festival
  –  February 12, 2018
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