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Marcus Sits In With Widespread Panic at Wanee

via Live For Live Music

This weekend’s Wanee Festival is off and running. From a emotional tribute to Butch Trucks led by Cody and Luther Dickinson on Wednesday, to an excellent Neil Young tribute set by Leftover Salmon on Thursday, it’s clear that the spirit of collaboration–and, of course, the spirit of the Allman Brothers–is alive and well at Spirit of Suwannee Music Park.

Friday’s festivities would prove to continue in that vein. During their headlining set at the festival’s Peach Stage, Athens, GA jam stalwarts Widespread Panic welcomed young guitar wizard Marcus King (who opened the Peach Stage schedule with The Marcus King Band earlier in the day) to join the band for a soaring rendition of the Allmans’ classic jam vehicle “Mountain Jam.” 


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Falling In Love With The Marcus King Band

Early on Friday afternoon (June 3), Jammers were introduced to the soulful Southern rock of the Marcus King Band, a North Carolina-bred quintet who have earned praise from -- and the mentorship of -- Warren Haynes. During MKB's 45-minute set, Haynes spent a little time onstage jamming with the band, but King and company didn't need his star power to earn approval from the crowd. We're looking forward to seeing more from these up-and-comers.

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The Marcus King Band Join Mountain Jam 2016

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