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Widespread Panic is an American southern rock band from Athens, Georgia. Founded in the early 80s at the University of Georgia as a weekly jam session, the band tours widely, drawing large audiences near its origins in the southeastern United States. The founding members of Widespread Panic are John Bell, Michael Houser, and Dave Schools.
Widely renowned for their live performances, as of 2010, they hold the record for number of sold out performances at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO at 35 and Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA at 17.
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Widespread Panic is often described as a jam band, however, some feel this is an inaccurate description. It should also be noted that many prominent jam band figures appreciate Widespread Panic; for example, Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio has performed on stage with them.
Widespread Panic is in a constant state of evolution, bringing in new musical elements and influences that reflect the depth of their musicianship.
Widespread Panic has sold over 3 million albums, and released a total of 15 CDs and five DVDs (including Live at Oak Mountain, which is certified Gold). In January 2006, the band recorded their 9th studio album, Earth to America, with Terry Manning in Nassau, Bahamas.