Wanee 2017 lineup: Widespread Panic, Bob Weir, Trey Anastasio Band and more
Florida's biggest and best jam-band festival just dropped a doozy of a lineup.
Widespread Panic, Bob Weir and the Campfire Band, Trey Anastasio Band, Gov't Mule, Dr. John and the Nite Trippers, Blackberry Smoke, JJ Grey and Mofro, Matisyahu and many more lead the bill to the 2017 Wanee Music Festival, April 20-22 at Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak.
In addition to key members of the Grateful Dead (Weir, playing for two nights) and Phish (Anastasio), there are plenty of members and offshoots of the Allman Brothers Band, including Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Butch Trucks and Freight Train Band, Devon Allman and Les Brers, featuring Trucks, Jaimoe Johanson, Oteil Burbridge, Marc Quinones and more).
And you want tributes? How about renowned Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra? Or Leftover Salmon playing the music of Neil Young? Or Pink Talking Fish playing both their normal Pink Floyd/Talking Heads/Phish tribute AND a joining Kung Fu for a set devoted to the music of David Bowie and Prince?
Limited three-day early bird tickets ($199.95 and up) go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday. They'll be available to the general public at 10 a.m. Dec. 12 for $219.95 and up. Click here for details.
-- Jay Cridlin