Jazz Articles about Widespread Panic
by C. Michael Bailey
Widespread Panic Riverfront Amphitheater Little Rock, Arkansas July 10, 2007
Almost a month to the day that Little Feat appeared at the Little Rock Riverfront Amphitheater before an enthusiastic crowd of late baby-boomers and their children, a very similarly constituted, yet very different sounding, band appeared at the same venue. On Tuesday, July 10th, Widespread Panic (WP) brought its never-ending road show to River City, smack dead in the middle of the ...read more
by Rob Evanoff
Let’s investigate a simple but joyous jamband formula, the LIVE album. The live setting is where jambands make their mark and carry folks to another dimension of elation. Add to this formula; special guest appearances and extended re-workings of classic songs and you end up with another joyous occasion to celebrate. If done properly, the listener will close their eyes and imagine themselves stage center getting ready for the ride.
Such is evident on the newWidespread Panicalbum. The mighty WP ...read more