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About This Event
Oxbow RiverStage, Blue Note Presents and Another Planet Entertainment are committed to producing safe events. Please review our most up-to-date health and safety information on our Health & Safety page.
* Policy is subject to change
We are sorry to announce that our shows with Widespread Panic at the Oxbow RiverStage in Downtown Napa on August 27, 28 and 29, 2021 have been rescheduled to the same weekend in 2022: August 26, 27, and 28, 2022.
All tickets and parking passes purchased will be honored for the newly rescheduled dates in 2022, including three-day tickets.
Should you be unable to attend the new show dates, please go to place of purchase no later than September 19, 2021 to request a refund (30 days from the rescheduled dates announcement). This will allow others who can attend to purchase your ticket(s).
We thank you for understanding and look forward to seeing you at the shows!
We encourage you to start planning your stay in Downtown Napa by securing a hotel reservation in advance since we anticipate limited availability come show time: oxbowriverstage.com/hotels. Please note that we’ll be sending information on a special hotel package for these shows very soon!
Thank you for understanding and we look forward to seeing you at the shows!
Rain or shine. YOUR GOLD VIP TICKET INCLUDES: VIP ENTRANCE VIP VIEWING SECTION
Ticket delivery delay until after 8/5.
Widespread Panic has been together 30 years. Formed by original members vocalist/guitarist John “JB” Bell, bassist Dave Schools and late guitarist Michael Houser, who lived together in a suburban house in Athens, GA, where they met as students not far from the University of Georgia campus, later to be joined by drummer Todd Nance. The band’s line-up was solidified with the addition of percussionist Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz and keyboard player John “JoJo” Hermann and Duane Trucks on drums.
Over three decades have past since forming their original line-up in 1986, Widespread Panic is still hungry to be the best band they can be, every single night, for their loyal fan base. Their accomplishments over that time are well-documented. During their impressive run, the band has released 12 studio albums (including Street Dogs) and 43 live albums, selling more than 3 million copies as one of the most successful touring acts in the world. Widespread Panic has broken attendance records at major venues throughout the country, including a staggering 48 sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado. A banner hangs in the rafters at Philips Arena in Atlanta where the band has 18 sellouts, with records also set at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Oak Mountain Amphitheater near Birmingham, AL and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival where Panic has headlined eight times, breaking the single day attendance record with 63,000. The band has headlined most of the major U.S. festivals, including Bonnaroo (eight times), Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Lockn’ Music Festival, Outside Lands Music Festival, Forecastle Festival, Phases of the Moon, Rothbury Festival, All Good Music Festival, Gathering of the Vibes and many more. To commemorate Widespread Panic’s 25th anniversary in 2011, the State of Georgia’s Senate and House of Representatives passed resolutions honoring the group for their music, service, charity and longevity, while they were also inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.
“We acknowledge this is a milestone few groups get to achieve,” admits JB about their remarkable longevity. “It’s like Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea. Every time we go out there, we learn more tricks, bring that knowledge with us, and then apply it. We’re way more experienced, focused and to the point, but still willing to stretch out without wandering too much.”