Widespread Panic

Keeping the Spirit Alive

Keeping the Spirit Alive

“So we have our next victim.” Those were the first words Widespread Panic guitarist Michael Houser said to Sam Holt when they met in Kansas City in the summer of 2000. Holt, a musician, had answered the phone the previous day and agreed to fill in as guitar tech for the band. That meant hopping […]

What’ll they play?

What’ll they play?

When Widespread Panic takes the stage at the James Brown Arena Wednesday night, it’ll end a 17-year drought for the Garden City. “They last played in Augusta October 23, 1997, at the Bell Auditorium, so it’s been damn near 17 years,” says Robert Williams, owner of Roux’s Catering and a huge fan of the jam […]

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