Members Of Panic and R.E.M. Among Charity Classic Performers

UPDATE 8:30 a.m. ET: Event organizers have shared an update about what attendees can expect on the 22nd: “How’s this for a band? John Bell -Guitar, Vocals Mike Mills -Bass, Vocals JoJo Hermann -Keys, Vocals Sunny Ortiz -Percussion Dirty Dozen Brass Band -Horns This a first-time, one-time music event! Plus you get JB solo, a full set+ from Dirty Dozen Brass Band and a little Nickel and the Polar Bears for good measure.”

Each winter Widespread Panic front man John Bell brings together a number of his musical friends for the Hannah’s Buddies Charity Classic benefit concert. Today the lineup for this year’s concert, which takes place in Orlando on February 22, has been revealed.

JB will be joined by his Panic band mates John “JoJo” Hermann and Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz as well as R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band at this year’s Hannah’s Buddies concert. The House of Blues Orlando will host the show, with tickets set to cost $29.50. Hannah’s Buddies aims to raise funds for the fight against Spinal Muscular Atrophy -a neuromuscular disease that affects between 1 in 6,000 and 1 and 20,000 births.

Watch nearly all of the 2012 benefit concert featuring JB and Warren Haynes thanks to The Barn Presents:

(00:00) Coconut
(06:30) Blue Indian
(11:35) Tickle The Truth Into Submission
(16:41) Gradle
(21:30) Mercy
(25:35) Taildragger
(30:00) Chilly Water
(38:55) Yeh Yeh
(44:00) Me and the Devil Blues*
(50:00) This Old Guitar* (Neil Young)
Whiskey River*

* w/ Warren Haynes

[via @PanicStream]