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Widespread Panic on Jazz Aspen bill

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Jazz Aspen Snowmass announced Wednesday a portion of its festival lineups for June and Labor Day weekend, which will include Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, the 28-piece Brian Seltzer Orchestra, former Credence Clearwater Revival front-man John Fogerty, and country-music icon Dwight Yoakum.

The June 19-22 festival, which will be held in Rio Grande Park in Aspen, will kick off with jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, with Brazilian newcomer Bebel Gilberto opening the evening.

On June 21, the Brian Setzer Orchestra will perform, following acts Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. The next evening Los Lonely Boys will play. An opening act for June 22 has not been announced, and the Friday, June 20 lineup has yet to be determined.

The Labor Day weekend festival, scheduled for Aug. 28 through Sept. 1, will be held at the Snowmass Town Park. The first two days ” Thursday and Friday” will feature Widespread Panic, known for its avid following and meandering jam sessions.

Fogerty will headline Sunday, Aug. 31, with Yoakum as the opening act.

Monday, Sept. 1 will wind down with the Yonder Mountain String Band. Jerry Douglas is slated as the opener. The Saturday, Aug. 30 show has yet to be announced.