Last weekend Umphrey's McGee opened
for Widespread Panic
on Friday and Saturday nights at the Family Circle Stadium in Charleston, SC. Both acts
invited members of the other band to sit in on Saturday night, leading to wonderful
performances of "Ain't No Sunshine" by UM with John Bell and a double dose of Funkadelic
covers from Widespread Panic with members of Umphrey's McGee.
[Photo by Joshua Timmermans]
Umphrey's guitarist Jake Cinninger and keyboardist Joel Cummins emerged in the middle of
Widespread Panic's second set for covers of "Maggot Brain" and "Red Hot Mama," which also
saw contributions from percussionist Andy Farag. Cinninger and Panic guitarist Jimmy
Herring dueled during "Maggot Brain" making for an impressive version of the tune, while
"Red Hot Mama" contained a fantastic call-and-response segment from Cummins and JoJo
Watch the entire "Maggot Brain" > "Red Hot Mama" sequence:
In case you missed it, here's "Ain't No Sunshine" from Saturday night:
Head here for Joshua Timmermans'
exceptional photos from Night One and here for his snaps from Night Two.
[Published on: 10/10/13]