Widespread Panic and Cloud 9 Adventures announce details for the eleventh edition of their beloved concert vacation, Panic en la Playa. This all-inclusive destination event returns to the shores of the Caribbean and takes over Hard Rock Riviera Maya from January 14 -18, 2023 for four nights of music by Widespread Panic in Mexico.
Grateful Shred has announced a new and extensive run of spring tour dates entitled, Go East III, in commemoration of the Los Angeles-based band’s third proper tour to the East Coast. The 21-date cosmic trek kicks off on April 22 in Ventura, California and goes east from there, hitting Tempe, Boulder, Denver, Cleveland, Philadelphia and more, before it lands at the Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY, for a three-night-stand on May 6, 7 and 8.
This August, LOCKN’ fans are invited to embark on a new journey called LOCKN’ FARM SUMMER 2021, a concert series featuring three weekends of live music, food, activities, and camping under the stars. LOCKN’ Farm Summer 2021 will be held August 13 – 15, August 20 – 22, and August 27 – 29, at LOCKN’ Farm (formerly known as Infinity Downs Farm), LOCKN’s 387-acre property located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, VA.
Outside Lands 2019 came and went, and the 12th year of the festival brought with it a wide array of emotions for all to step through the gates. This year’s Outside Lands featured their most polarizing line up to date. The general feel around the Bay Area in the months leading up to the festival was you either thought this was the strongest year yet, or adamantly detested everything it stood for, there was no in between.
The sun came out bathing the Ventura fairgrounds in a beautiful orange glow as sleepy festival goers woke from a long night of music and partying. The noontime drum circle was the wake-up call for many. But it wasn’t until about 3 PM, when Northern California’s premiere Grateful Dead cover band, the China Cats took the stage, that most people finally gathered together for a dance jam. The group formed in 2008 in Santa Cruz California and has garnered a loyal following since.
Becoming a Dead Head was and still is a remarkable thing, much richer and more complex than simply deciding to like a band. It means becoming part of a community, a family of kindred souls. It’s about celebration but also about learning – new music forms, whether it’s obscure blues or chanting monks or … everything.