groove

Widespread Panic

About

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 guitarist and sometime songwriter, Michael Houser, died of pancreatic cancer in 2002, and the original drummer, Todd Nance, left in 2016 and died in 2020.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. Widely renowned for their live performances, as of 2018, they hold the record for number of sold-out performances at Red Rocks Amphitheatre (Morrison, Colorado) at 60 and State Farm Arena (Atlanta) at 20.

Articles

April 13, 2022

Jason Isbell, Black Keys Set for 2022 Mempho Music Festival

Wilco, Widespread Panic, Fantastic Negrito, Allison Russell, and Adia Victoria will also perform at the Memphis festival this fall

www.rollingstone.com

April 13, 2022

Black Keys, Widespread Panic, Wilco & Jason Isbell to Headline Mempho Music Festival

The lineup for the fifth annual event also includes Portugal. The Man, Fantastic Negrito and Tank and the Bangas.

www.billboard.com

Discs

Miss Kitty's Lounge

May 20, 2022

Play on spotify

Love Tractor

May 6, 2022

Play on spotify

Barstools and Dreamers

April 22, 2022

Play on spotify

The Last Straw

April 1, 2022

Play on spotify

Sundown Betty / I Swear It Wasn't Me

October 30, 2020

Play on spotify

Sunday Show (Live)

May 1, 2020

Play on spotify

11/17/98 Calvin Theatre, Northampton, MA

November 19, 2018

Play on spotify

12/31/17 Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA

January 3, 2018

Play on spotify

10/20/17 Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI

November 9, 2017

Play on spotify

10/29/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV

October 31, 2017

Play on spotify

10/28/17 Park Theater, Las Vegas, NV

October 29, 2017

Play on spotify

07/03/16 Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, OR

July 5, 2016

Play on spotify

05/05/16 Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL

May 6, 2016

Play on spotify

Tail Dragger

January 1, 2015

Play on spotify

Street Dogs For Breakfast

January 1, 2015

Play on spotify

Steven's Cat

January 1, 2015

Play on spotify

Street Dogs

January 1, 2015

Play on spotify

The Essential Widespread Panic

April 4, 2014

Play on spotify

12/31/13 Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

January 1, 2014

Play on spotify

09/15/95 Keswick Theater, Glenside, PA

August 13, 2013

Play on spotify

04/13/13 UIC Pavillion, Chicago, IL

April 14, 2013

Play on spotify

Wood (Live)

October 16, 2012

Play on spotify

Live Wood

April 21, 2012

Play on spotify

01/31/12 Panic En La Playa, Puerto Morelos, MEX

February 7, 2012

Play on spotify

10/31/11 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL

November 2, 2011

Play on spotify

10/20/98 City Auditorium, Colorado Springs, CO

May 24, 2011

Play on spotify

10/20/10 Grand Sierra Theatre, Reno, NV

October 22, 2010

Play on spotify

Live In Classic City II

September 28, 2010

Play on spotify

Dirty Side Down

May 25, 2010

Play on spotify

05/05/10 Bi-Lo Center, Greenville, SC

January 1, 2010

Play on spotify

12/31/09 Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

December 31, 2009

Play on spotify

11/22/09 Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI

November 24, 2009

Play on spotify

12/01/00 Southern Illinois University Arena, Carbondale, IL

June 10, 2008

Play on spotify

05/03/08 Nokia Theatre, Dallas, TX

May 6, 2008

Play on spotify

Free Somehow

February 12, 2008

Play on spotify

Choice Cuts: The Capricorn Years 1991-1999

January 1, 2007

Play on spotify

Earth to America

June 13, 2006

Play on spotify

Jackassolantern (Live)

September 28, 2004

Play on spotify

Uber Cobra

July 13, 2004

Play on spotify

Night of Joy (Live)

March 23, 2004

Play on spotify

Ball

April 15, 2003

Play on spotify

Live from the Backyard in Austin, TX

January 1, 2003

Play on spotify

Live in the Classic City

June 11, 2002

Play on spotify

11/20/01 Freedom Hall, Johnson City, TN

November 20, 2001

Play on spotify

07/29/01 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL

July 29, 2001

Play on spotify

07/28/01 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL

July 28, 2001

Play on spotify

Don't Tell the Band

June 19, 2001

Play on spotify

07/27/01 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL

January 1, 2001

Play on spotify

Another Joyous Occasion

June 6, 2000

Play on spotify

04/27/99 Moran Theater, Jacksonville, FL

April 27, 1999

Play on spotify

Til the Medicine Takes

February 5, 1999

Play on spotify

Light Fuse Get Away

February 5, 1998

Play on spotify

Space Wrangler

January 1, 1998

Play on spotify

Panic In The Streets

January 1, 1998

Play on spotify

12/31/97 Fox Theater, Atlanta, GA

December 31, 1997

Play on spotify

09/08/97 Club Soda, Montreal, QB

September 8, 1997

Play on spotify

Bombs and Butterflies

January 1, 1997

Play on spotify

04/03/96 Von Braun Civic Center, Huntsville, AL

April 3, 1996

Play on spotify

09/28/95 Tennessee Amphitheaater, Knoxville, TN

September 28, 1995

Play on spotify

07/11/95 Blue Note Theater, Columbia, MO

July 11, 1995

Play on spotify

Ain't Life Grand

January 1, 1994

Play on spotify

Everyday

February 5, 1993

Play on spotify

Widespread Panic

February 5, 1991

Play on spotify

04/08/89 The Armory, Valdosta, GA

April 8, 1989

Play on spotify