Widespread Panic coming to Riverbend
Another Riverbend act is announced!
Widespread Panic is taking the Coke stage Saturday, June 7th.
The band started in Athens, GA in the late 80's and has been running wide open since. Widespread Panic is known for their marathon jam sessions, and a very dedicated following. Widespread Panic holds the record for the number of sold out performances at Philips Arena in Atlanta at 20 shows.
Widespread Panic is also know for their philanthropic endeavors which is one reason Friends of the Festival is collaborating with Chattanooga Area Food Bank to help benefit their efforts. The food bank will be kicking off a 'text to give' campaign during the Riverbend Festival as well as other efforts to help families in the Tennessee Valley.
Friends of the Festival say they have been courting the band for at least a decade and are excited the band is finally coming to the Scenic City.
Widespread Panic coming to Riverbend
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