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  1. Jim James Announces The Future Is Voting TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | JamBase

    My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will headline a series of concerts dubbed "The Future Is Voting Tour," held in association with HeadCount . The run consists of six nonpartisan multi-act shows in college towns located within electoral "swing district" to promote voter participation.


  2. Remembering Michael Houser: Widespread Panic Co-Founding GuitaristRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | JamBase

    On August 10, 2002 the world lost a singular talent, when Widespread Panic guitarist Michael Houser succumbed to pancreatic cancer. The news wasn't a shock as it was when Jerry Garcia passed, since Houser's condition wasn't a secret.


  3. ATO Records To Issue Pre-Drive-By Truckers Band Adam's House Cat's Debut AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | JamBase

    Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood met exactly 33 years ago today and soon after formed the band Adam's House Cat in the Muscles Shoals area of Alabama. Adam's House Cat recorded one album before dissolving in 1991.


  4. Widespread Panic Releases 'Porch Songs: Koblenz 1998'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | JamBase

    Veteran jam act Widespread Panic continues to mine their archives for gems. The latest release comes from one of two 1998 trips to Europe the band made.


  5. Trey Anastasio Brings Tour To An End In Georgia With Solo Acoustic Debut & Bust OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | JamBase

    On Sunday night Trey Anastasio wrapped his nine-date solo acoustic run with a tour-ending show at The Classic Center in Athens, GA. Anastasio was making his return to the college town for the first time since Phish had last played the Georgia Theatre back in November of 1991 - a span of nearly 27 years.


  6. Widespread Panic Performs Before Massive Crowd At Hometown Concert In 1998Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | JamBase

    Nearly 20 years ago on April 18, 1998, Widespread Panic held a concert in their hometown of Athens, Georgia in celebration of the release of their debut live album Light Fuse Get Away . The performance took place on Washington Street outside the 40 Watt Club, with some estimates placing the total number of attendees near 100,000.


  7. New Book Tells Story Of Widespread Panic's 1998 Hometown Concert In AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | JamBase

    In 1998 Widespread Panic planned to celebrate the release of their first live album, Light Fuse Get Away by performing a free concert outdoors in their hometown of Athens, Georgia. The plan was to set up a stage in front of the famed 40 Watt venue and host what was expected to be 20,000 Panic fans.


  8. Savannah Stopover Music Festival Announces Second Wave Of 2018 LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | JamBase

    The 2018 Savannah Stopover music festival will take place March 8 - 10 in downtown Savannah, Georgia. Organizers of the 8th annual multi-venue event have detailed the second wave of performers appearing at this year's installment.


  9. Fans Rally To Help After Scott McCaughey Suffers StrokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | JamBase

    Accomplished guitarist Scott McCaughey recently suffered a stroke while on tour in San Francisco. A fund has been established to help cover medical costs for the co-founding member of The Minus 5 and touring member of R.E.M. A GoFundMe page created to raise money for McCaughey reached its funding goal after fans contributed more than $88,000 in its first day.


  10. Swing Time Edition: Meridian Trio, Chris Speed Trio, Portico Quartet, Kenosha KidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | JamBase

    Have a serious backlog of superb jazz releases from the past few months that may not have made it onto your radar. Let's see how much swing I can squeeze into this week's column.


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