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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12/31/17 Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA
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12/31/17 Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA is an album by musical group Widespread Panic, released on December 31, 2017.
10/29/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV
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10/29/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV is an album by musical group Widespread Panic, released on October 29, 2017.
10/28/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV
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10/28/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV is an album by musical group Widespread Panic, released on October 28, 2017.
Dirty Side Down
 
Dirty Side Down is the eleventh studio album by the Athens, Georgia-based band Widespread Panic.

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Widespread Panic Announces Mud Island Run
  –  April 2, 2018
Georgia rockers Widespread Panic will return to Mud Island Amphitheater in Memphis this summer. The band has confirmed a pair of shows to be held June 29 and 30. Widespread Panic made their Mud Island debut on July 17, 1993 as part of the second annual ...
Sam Holt Talks Playing with Widespread Panic, Sets Michael Houser Tributes
  –  April 2, 2018
Sam Holt, who worked as guitar tech for late Widespread Panic guitarist Michael Houser and subsequently subbed in for Houser in the summer of 2006 after Houser’s passing in 2002, recently spoke with PanicStream about his experience playing with the band ...
Widespread Panic Announces 2018 Red Rocks Run
  –  March 19, 2018
Widespread Panic’s upcoming three-night run will include their 59th – 61st appearances at the venue. The band has a long history at Red Rocks that dates back to September 14, 1991. Panic currently has a string of 54 consecutive sellouts at Red Rocks ...
Sam Holt Talks Playing with Widespread Panic, Sets Michael Houser Tributes
  –  April 2, 2018
Sam Holt, who worked as guitar tech for late Widespread Panic guitarist Michael Houser and subsequently ... Holt also notes generally that his mark of a good show was how into the music John Bell got, and specifically cites a couple highlight nights ...
Widespread Panic big on bonding
  –  March 17, 2018
NEW YORK (CNN) -- The members of the alternative Southern rock band Widespread Panic have an unusual philosophy about their music. In an industry where mass promotion, feverish marketing and incessant touring are the norm, they have placed their priorities ...

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