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Allman Brothers, Widespread Panic to headline Wanee festival

By Christopher Spata
Published: January 22, 2013 Updated: March 13, 2013 at 10:17 AM
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Southern rockers Gov't Mule were among the bands announced to be playing this year's Wanee Music Festival.

Widespread Panic, Gov't Mule and the Tedeschi Trucks Band will join The Allman Brothers Band at this year's Wanee Music Festival, held April 18 through 20 at the Spirit of Suwanee Music Park in Live Oak.Tickets for the three-day festival, hosted annually by The Allman Brothers Band, go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. for $195 at waneefestival.tickets.musictoday.com. Tickets include three nights of "primitive camping."Among the other bands scheduled to perform are Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Leon Russell, Tower of Power and Les Claypool's Duo de Twang.The festival also features Jorma Kaukonen's "Fur Peace Ranch," a series of musician/songwriter workshops and lessons guided by professional musicians.The full lineup:The Allman Brothers BandGov't MuleWidespread PanicTedeschi Trucks BandJaimoe's Jasssz BandMichael Franti & SpearheadRobert Randolph and the Family BandLeon RussellTower of PowerLes Claypool's Duo de Twang.Electric Hot TunaMaceo ParkerSteel PulseNorth Mississippi AllstarsBlackberry SmokeGalactic & FriendsThe Greyboy AllstarsVoice of the Wetlands All-Stars  Featuring: Tab BenoitCyril NevilleBig Chief Monk BoudreauxJumpin Johnny SansoneWaylon ThibodeauxJohnny VidacovichDirty Dozen Braass BandRoyal Southern BrotherhoodBobby Lee Rodgers TrioThe Lee BoysGiant Panda Guerilla Dub SquadThe RevivalistsMonophonics