Monday, January 16, 2012

2012 Wanee Festival Lineup

The 2012 Wanee Festival Lineup has been announced and it is another great one! Especially if you like the Grateful Dead.

You knew the Allman Brothers were going to play and they are scheduled to play to nights. Hey it is pretty much their festival..

Here are the Allman Brothers performing at last years festival..
The Furthur Band will also be playing two nights at Wannee...Here the band plays All Along the Watchtower..

It is going to be a festival full of guitar greats as well. Warren Haynes will be performing with Gov't Mule..
Tedeschi Trucks Band will also playing. Derek Trucks will once again be one of the hardest working guitarists at the festival. Here is that band performing at Wanee in 2011.

Jaimoe's Jasssz Band will also be returning to Wanee in 2012.
Blues legend Buddy Guy will be performing. He is considered one of the best ever and influenced Jimi Hendrix.

Bruce Hornsby, who has sat in numerous times with the Grateful Dead. and has had quite a successful musical career will also be performing.

Mickey Hart will bring his band to the festival. He was the drummer for the Grateful Dead.
Hot Tuna Electric will be performing. Hot Tuna do I really have to say more...
Ray Manzarek will be performing with the Roy Rogers Band. Ray played for a legendary band called The Doors..

Leftover Salmon will be performing.
The North Mississippi Allstars will be performing. They had an impressive visit at Wanee in 2011.
Triggger Hippy sounds like a cool band featuring Joan Osborne, Jackie Green, Steve Gorman, Audley Freed,  and Nick Govrik.

Other bands include:
Soja, Conspirator, Eoto

Along with some returning bands from last year:
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Particle, and as I had mentioned in my previous post Devon Allmans Honeytribe.


Zach Deputy and The Booby Lee Rodgers Trio will be performing.

Matt Schofield one of the best up and coming blues guitarists will be performing. Don't miss his set.

Matt Schofield...

Big Sams Funky Nation is a fun band from New Orleans as is Bonerama a couple funky horn bands to get you dancing.

Others include:
Charles Bradley
Jacob Jeffries Band
The Yeti Trio
Bonnie Blue

Well that's who is playing at the 2012 Wanee Festival and it is one heck of a line up.

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