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Porch Songs: Charlotte 2001

From the Archive: Charlotte 2001, the 29th installment of the Porch Songs two-track series! Date: 11/17/2001 Venue: Independence Arena City: Charlotte, NC The second of a two-night run at the Independence Arena, November 17th, 2001 finds the band at the tail-end of its 2001 fall tour (days before their Tennessee heaters Johnson City & Chattanooga) giving…

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Porch Songs: Bozeman, MT 10/19/2001

For the 19th volume of Porch Songs, let’s set our sights on Big Sky County….along with Glacier, Yellowstone and lots of space in-between. Widespread Panic’s first Montana performance was in Bozeman in 1993, at the Cat’s Paw, a biker bar/casino/liquor store that had a small, poorly monitored stage that served as the music venue. A place where you could pass by, lay your money down and stay for the show! Over the next decade, the Bozeman / Missoula run truly became a yearly destination. It always takes extra effort and dedication to get to those special destinations….and the band always seems to recognize that fact by delivering scorching shows in tucked away little spots. This performance from Bozeman in 2001 certainly supports that idea as it captures that ever elusive, intangible energy and gives it right back to us.

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