Widespread Panic bring strong message to Fox Theater

Widespread Panic (photo: Joshua Huver) On Thursday and Friday, July 14 and 15, the legendary howlin’ rock and roll sounds of Southern-born groove machine Widespread Panic returned to The Fox Theater in Oakland. Three nights in Las Vegas and one in San Diego paved their way to the Bay. From the very first note on Thursday to the final ringing chord early on Saturday morning, feverish crowds were treated to bust-outs, covers, and an overall good time — albeit not without an injection of social justice on Friday. Thursday night’s first set was a 10-song jaunt in and out of full [...]

By |July 19, 2016|Tags: |

Widespread Panic return to The Fox this weekend

Widespread Panic, the Southern rock jam band behemoth from Atlanta, who recently announced that they will not continue touring after 2016, will pay their loyal fans in spades with a two-night stand at The Fox Theater in Oakland, Thursday July 14 and Friday July 15. Widespread Panic, a sextet that consists of John "JB" Bell and Jimmy Herring on guitar, John "JoJo" Hermann on keys, Domingo S. Ortiz on percussion, Dave Schools on bass and Duane Trucks reprising his role as drummer, have a strong "home" advantage in the Bay. Though they're not from here, one of the most direct reasons for the deep connection between [...]

By |July 11, 2016|Tags: |
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