This February, Widespread Panic proved that you can still get a lot done while sitting on the job, as they celebrated 25 years of southern rock improvisation with the Wood Tour. Dave Schools said, “I think that most people don’t have a preconceived notion and they like the air of mystery. I know we do.” He could have easily been speaking about the Wood Tour. For an all-acoustic set-list, Panic reworked familiar arr
One of the most apparent struggles for the “core four” surviving members of the late Grateful Dead is how to follow up a musical career without going about continuing the music of their previous band. And as we all know, calling Grateful Dead a “band” is simply a misstatement. It was a way of life.
Cloud 9 Adventures today announces Panic en la Playa, the newest music destination event in the Cloud 9 family, which also includes Mayan Holidaze, Jam Cruise and Holy Ship! Set on the sandy white beaches of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, Panic en la Playa will offer a four-night run of shows from live-music legends Widespread Panic on January 31 – February 4, 2012.
Greensky Bluegrass, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Rubblebucket, and The Brew are the next round of artists added to the 14th annual All Good Festival held July 8 – 11 at Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV. These groups will perform the Grassroots Stage, which hosts music in the campgrounds before the main concert area opens on Friday and Saturday of the festival.
For years, my friends have been telling me of a magical place: a music festival at a permanent facility with shaded campgrounds, flushing toilets, manageably small but big enough to rope in major talent, populated with friendly people. This year, I finally made it out to this legendary event as a correspondent for GratefulWeb.com, and am happy to report that the rumors are true. 10,000 Lakes Music Festival r