Archive Release #7: History Lesson New Year’s Eve 1997
Widespread Panic’s 7th MultiTrack Archive Release, History Lesson New Year’s 1997, hits the streets on December 13, 2011. Recorded at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia on December 31, 1997, with the 6 original members; John Bell, John Hermann, Michael Houser, Todd Nance, Domingo Ortiz, and David Schools. ‘The Vault ‘series highlights the band’s early live performances with fully mastered sound board multi-track recordings.
History Lesson New Year’s 1997, Widespread Panic’s first set of the New Years performance presents a ‘history lesson’ on the band’s formation, sequentially introducing each band member on a song that uniquely represented the time frame at which he joined the band.
This limited edition 1 disc set, released on Widespread Panic’s own independent record label, Widespread Records, will be available at select independent record stores, Widespread Merchandise and from LiveWidesrpeadPanic.com.