Widespread Panic Announces First Shows Back in Paradise

Article Contributed by Madison House … | Published on Thursday, August 16, 2012

Cloud 9 Adventures announces today Panic en la Playa Dos, the much anticipated sequel to last year’s inaugural sold-out event with Widespread Panic in paradise. This year is set to take place on the stunning sandy beaches of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Panic en la Playa Dos features Widespread Panic performing four full shows over four nights. This is music to the ears of fans who have anxiously awaited the return of the band after taking a year off. With the stage set in the sand and all-inclusive amenities at every turn, Panic en la Playa Dos is the ultimate fan experience. Panic en la Playa is one of five annual music destination events in the Cloud 9 Adventures family, which also includes resort events Mayan Holidaze and Strings & Sol, plus the famed Jam Cruise & Holy Ship!! music cruises.

Panic en la Playa Dos promises Widespread Panic fans an exclusive and intimate run of shows and all of the luxurious benefits offered by the all-inclusive Hard Rock Resort & Casino in Punta Cana. This new location aims to please with its rock & roll theme and daytime activities including breathtaking beaches & pools, an award-winning spa, full service casino & sports book, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and more. In addition to the all-inclusive amenities, Panic en la Playa resort guests will receive a $500 credit per room, applied to the room’s account at check-in, for use towards guest’s choice of add-on services including spa treatments, greens fees, upgraded bottles of wine, cigars and more. The incredible daytime activities will only be overshadowed by the epic nights when, as the sun goes down, Widespread Panic takes the stage.

Event details are as follows:
A truly intimate concert experience, Panic en la Playa is limited to those guests booked through Cloud 9 at the Hard Rock Resort & Casino. Caribbean Suites start at $1299 per person and various room types are available including One Bedroom Presidential Suites with a separate living room and two bathrooms, and Two Bedroom Presidential Suites which accommodate 2 couples and includes 2 bedrooms, a shared living room with dining room and mini kitchen, plus a lanai that extends across the entire suite totaling nearly 2500 square feet.

For fans who want to extend their stay, Cloud 9 Adventures is offering a special discounted rate for the nights before and after the event. Guests can add additional nights - up to three days prior to their stay and up to three days after the event. For more information and to book a room, please visit

Panic en la Playa is presented by
Cloud 9 Adventures.

About Widespread Panic:
Widespread Panic celebrated their 25th Anniversary in 2011, and aside from their highly touted
11-date, four-city “Wood Tour” in January and February of this year, they have taken 2012 off. Recently, the band announced an October 2012 release of
Wood, a double live CD featuring selections from the band’s first-ever fully acoustic 2012 Wood Tour. A special limited edition 3 LP Wood boxed will be released simultaneously. Wood will be available digitally and at retail. www.widespreadpanic.com