Dec 5, 2016 • 7:00 am PST
Today the Wanee 2017 lineup has been officially confirmed by festival organizers. A few changes to the lineup have been noted including the addition of Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, a second day of Bob Weir & The Campfire Band, a Wanee Wednesday Happy Hour with Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band and more. See the complete lineup confirmed today below.
The 2017 installment of the Wanee Festival will take place at The Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida between April 20 – 22. Today, organizers have revealed the initial lineup for the festival, which is filled with jam scene favorites.
Bob Weir & The Campfire Boys, Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio Band and Gov’t Mule have been tapped to headline April’s event. Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, Dark Star Orchestra, JJ Grey & Mofro, Les Brers, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and The Greyboy Allstars are among the other acts set to play Wanee ’17. The full lineup revealed today can be viewed below.
Weir embarked on The Campfire Tour earlier this fall and likely will bring a variation of the lineup used for those shows to Wanee for two days. Anastasio announced a dozen 2017 TAB dates yesterday with word more would be coming. Leftover Salmon will perform a tribute to Neil Young at Wanee ’17, while Pink Talking Fish will honor Prince and David Bowie as “Pink Talking Fu.”
Early bird tickets go on sale this Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. ET.
Wanee Festival 2017 Lineup
- Bob Weir & The Campfire Boys (2 Days)
- Widespread Panic
- Trey Anastasio Band
- Gov’t Mule
- Dark Star Orchestra (2 Sets on 4/20)
- Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
- JJ Grey & Mofro
- Les Brers
- Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band
- Leftover Salmon Performing The Music Of Neil Young
- The Greyboy Allstars
- Blackberry Smoke
- Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass
- Pink Talking Fu – Music Of David Bowie & Prince
- DJ Logic
- Kung Fu
- Pink Talking Fish
- Bobby Lee Rodgers Trio
- Devon Allman Band
- The Marcus King Band
- The Yeti Trio
- Brothers & Sisters Band
- 4/19 Happy Hour = Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band
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Radiohead has announced a batch of shows surrounding their upcoming headlining appearances at Coachella.
Bill Kreutzmann hinted at an inauguration day event before sitting-in with Leftover Salmon on two Grateful Dead classics last night.
Watch Marcus King join Gov’t Mule for “Simple Man” and Nicki Bluhm on “Wild Horses” at Island Exodus in Jamaica on Sunday.
Phish played the third and final night of the second annual installment of their destination event at the Barceló Maya in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Many of the musicians Gov’t Mule brought down to Jamaica sat-in with the Island at their first Island Exodus show of 2017.