Multi-track #12: Northampton 1998

Northampton 1998 Album Cover

Announcing the twelfth installment of the Widespread Panic Archive’s Multi-track series, Northampton 1998, available November 16!

Recorded live at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, Massachusetts on November 17, 1998, this latest release from the band’s live show vault spotlights an overlooked, intimate performance captured during the northeast leg of the band’s extended ’98 fall tour.

Show highlights include:

  • The first-ever “Little Lilly”, performed as an instrumental
  • The elusive fan-favorite “Sandbox”
  • A Spinal Tap nod during “Red Hot Mama”
  • Arleen > Driving Song > Pleas > All Time Low > Driving Song > Breathing Slow (phew!)

Pre-order Northampton 1998 now

In honor the release of this gem, Nate Duval has created this gorgeous commemorative show poster, a nod to the first-ever “Little Lilly” performance. The poster is now available for pre-order in the WP Merch Store.

Northampton 1998 Poster

Pre-order the Commemorative Poster

November 17, 1998
Calvin Theatre
Northampton, Massachusetts

Set 1:

Red Hot Mama
Walkin’ (For Your Love) >
Love Tractor
Blue Indian
Greta >
Sleeping Man
Sandbox >
Blackout Blues

Set 2:

Climb To Safety
Arleen >
Driving Song >
Pleas >
All Time Low >
Little Lilly >
Driving Song > Breathing Slow >
Marimba Jam >
Drums >
Four Cornered Room >
Makes Sense To Me
Space Wrangler


Heaven >
Travelin’ Light

Northampton 1998 was mixed and mastered by John Keane and is now available for pre-order on 3-CDs and digital formats at

Michael Houser & John Bell 1998

Northampton 1998