May 2016

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Widespread Panic will be performing at the Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers on June 17th. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. Widespread Panic’s 2016 Summer Tour will stretch from the Midwest to the West Coast during the months of June and July. Highlights include a return to Mud Island in Memphis, TN, three nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO, the band’s first ever shows in Bend, OR, three nights in Vegas, two in Oakland, CA and will conclude with a return to the Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA.  

Deft and dynamic, King Baby’s sound balances earthy R&B, simmering soul, percolating funk, and a jazz-spiked improvisational bent – with compelling original vocal and instrumental compositions as the fulcrum.

NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS will return to Denver with two shows at Cervantes. The band will perform in The Masterpiece Ballroom on Friday, June 24th with special guests Duane Trucks (Widespread Panic), Eric McFadden (Anders Osborne) and DJ Logic.  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 day of show.

Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, with John Mayer and featuring Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti, better known collectively as Dead & Company, opened their highly anticipated Summer 2016 tour by announcing a free show at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Monday, May 23.

Ten days of concerts and various events around the Lagoon inspired by the band once led by Jerry Garcia, which this year celebrates the 50th Anniversary. Starring international musicians like John Kadlecik, Scott Law, Ross James and Leonardo Suarez Paz to which a contingent of Italian players was added: Martino Coppo, Paolo Bonfanti, Roberto Bongianino, Veronica Sbergia and Max De Bernardi. Here our report.