Widespread Panic announce US tour

Southern rockers hit the road this spring

Widespread Panic have announced that they will embark on an extensive tour of the US this spring.

The southern rockers will be supporting their tenth studio album, ‘Free Somehow’, which is due out in the US on February 12.

The band, who are known for never playing the same set list twice, will begin their tour with two nights at Washington DC’s Warner Theater.

They’ll then play dates in New York, Richmond, New Orleans and Houston before wrapping up this leg of the tour in Dallas.

The tour dates are:

Washington, DC Warner Theatre (April 1, 2)

New York, NY United Palace (4, 5)

Albany, NY Palace Theatre (6)

Cincinnati, OH US Bank Arena (9)

Chicago, IL Auditorium Theatre (11-13)

Murfreesboro, TN Murphy Center (16)

Orange Beach, AL Amphitheater at The Wharf (18-20)

Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theatre (22, 23)

Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek Amphitheatre (25, 26)

Richmond, VA Landmark Theater (27)

Columbia, SC Township Auditorium (29)

New Orleans, LA New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 1)

Houston, TX Showgrounds at Sam Houston (2)

Dallas, TX Nokia Theatre (3)

Meanwhile, the band are offering an advance download of their new track ‘Walk On The Flood’ via their website for a $10 donation to Make It Right, a charity that is helping to rebuild New Orleans‘ Lower 9th Ward post-Hurricane Katrina.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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