Widespread Panic Announce Spring Tour


Submitted by -All Eyes Media Thu, 02/11/2016 - 2:12 pm

Widespread Panic has announced spring tour dates in celebration of the band's 30th anniversary and twelfth studio album, Street Dogs (September 25th 2015 via Vanguard Records). The tour will kick off with three nights at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater with stops in Chicago, Detroit and Wanee Music Festival. Their good friends Tedeschi Trucks Band will join them in Birmingham on April 23 and their good friend Jason Isbell will join them in Raleigh on April 30. See tour dates below.

The band's latest album, Street Dogs, is a testament to how the veteran band can remain vibrant, relevant and continue to progress. American Songwriter called it "...one of Widespread Panic’s finest discs." PopMatters said "...the band has never sounded better nor more relaxed" (8/10 stars). 

View Relix magazine's extensive feature with clips from Garden & Gun, Elmore and more HERE. Hear the lead track "Street Dogs For Breakfast" via Billboard HERE. The second single “Welcome To My World” will be at radio soon.

Throughout three decades, Widespread Panic has been featured on ABC Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN’s Showbiz Today, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and has performed on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Austin City Limits, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and A&E Breakfast with the Arts. View highlights HERE. View a facts sheet HERE.

The band’s music and live shows have become a rite of passage for multiple generations who continue to pack venues and follow the band throughout the U.S. The band has remained in Pollstar’s Top 50 Tours of the Year for the past decade and holds attendance records at major venues across the country, including Red Rocks Amphitheatre (48 sell-outs).

Widespread Panic Spring 2016 Tour Dates

April 8-10 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theater

April 12 & 13 – Jackson, MS – Thalia Mara Hall

April 15 & 16 – Miami Beach, FL – Wanee Music Festival

April 19 – Augusta, GA – James Brown Arena

April 20 – Chattanooga, TN – Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium

April 22 – North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Coliseum

April 23 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena At The BJCC 

(with special guest Tedeschi Trucks Band)

April 25 & 26 – Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theatre

April 28 – Charlottesville, VA – nTelos Wireless Pavilion

April 30 – Raleigh, NC – Walnut Creek Amphitheatre 

(with special guest Jason Isbell)

May 1 – Huber Heights, OH – Rose Music Center

May 3 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore Detroit

May 5-7 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre