Umphrey's McGee Will Join Widespread Panic in Tuscaloosa This Fall July 8, 2016 16:54
Just over a month ago, jam pioneers Widespread Panic announced that Umphrey's McGee would be joining them for an opening set at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, Georgia on Friday, September 16th. Last night at Avondale Brewery in Birmingham, Joel Cummins (keyboards) of Umphrey's McGee announced that they would be seeing the Birmingham crowd again soon in Tuscaloosa, AL with Widespread Panic. Both bands confirmed the announcement via Twitter earlier today. It should be noted that Widespread Panic will still play two full sets at each show.
The two bands have performed together several times in recent years, including a two night run at theFamily Circle Cup in Charleston SC in October of 2013, as well as shows at Jones Beach in Wantaugh, NY and Stage AE in Pittsburgh, PA in June of 2015.
Watch Widespread Panic perform w/ members of Umphrey's McGee in Charleston, SC in 2014 here: