Monday, January 21, 2013

Wanee Festival 2013 Lineup

Wanee Festival is coming up quick..April 18-20. Today they announced their lineup.

Allman Brothers

No surprise here The Allman Brothers will be there! They will be playing two nights...

Here they are last year at the Festival performing "Jessica"

Widespread Panic

Also playing two nights are Widespread Panic! The Panic are another incredible jam band. Here they are from the 2011 Wanee Festival with special guest Luther Dickinson....

Gov't Mule

Gov't Mule will be performing featuring Warren Haynes..Here the band plays "Bad Little Doggie" last year at the Festival...

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Derek Trucks will be one of the hardest working musicians at the festival.Playing with the Allman Brothers and his wife...Here they perform "Down Don't Bother Me" last year at Wanee...

Jaimoe's Jasssz Band

Jaimoe is the legendary drummer and one of the founders of The Allman Brothers. He will be busy two playing with the Allman Brothers and his Jasssz Band.

Below they play.."Feel So Glad" at Wanee 2011...

Michael Franti and Spearhead

Michael Franti and Spearhead will be providing some great reggae vibes at Wanee this year. Below they perform "Say Hey"

Robert Randolph and the Family Band

I had the pleasure of seeing this band ope for Eric Clapton too many years ago. Robert to me is like the Jimi Hendrix of the Steel Guitar. Check them out below...They perform "The Word" from Wanee 2010...

Leon Russell

Not surprising Wanee highlighting a legend in Leon Russell...below is "A Song for You"

Tower of Power

I have seen this horn section back up several bands. Here is your chance to see them on their own..

Below they perform "What is Hip"

Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

Every festival needs a little bass and Les Claypool is one of the best. Below they perform with Chris Robinson on "Battle of New Orleans"

Electric Hot Tuna and Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch

Jorma Kaukonen is performing with the legendary Hot Tuna and bring his Fur Peace Ranch with him! Here they perform "I Am A Light in this World" at Wanee 2012...

Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker will be delivering the original funk to Wanee. Here he performs "Pass the Peas"

Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse will be providing some more positive reggae beats when they play Wanee.below they perform "Global Warming"

North Mississippi All Stars

When I saw them at Wanee in 2011 they were quite impressive. If you get a chance to see this band you don't want to miss it!Here they are in 2010 at Wannee performing "When the Mean Old Wind Died Down"

Blackberry Smoke

This up and coming jam band will be performing at Wanee..

Here they perform "Good One"

Galactic and Friends

Galactic is no stranger to Wanee they will return this year with friends. here they perfrom "Give it Up" from Wanee 2011...

The Greyboy Allstars

Another up and coming jam band The Greyboy Allstars here is a video for their song "Still Waiting"

Voices of the Wetlands Allstars

This Tab Benoit led band features some of the best in New Orleans music. Cyril Neville,Waylon Thibodeaux, Johnny Vidacovich, Jumpin' Johnny Sansone, and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux make this a band not to miss.Here they perform "We Make A Good Gumbo"

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Another New Orleans favorite, the funky Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Here they perform "Ain't Nothin' But A Party" at Bonnaroo 2002....

Royal Southern Brotherhood

This All Star group came together in 2012 and became one of the best blues rock bands of the year. It features Devon Allman and Mike Zito on guitars, Charlie Wooten on bass, Yonrico Scott  on drums, and Cyrille Neville on percusion. Cyrille, Devon and Mike provide the vocals. Here is there video for "Gotta Keep Rockin'"

Bobby Lee Rodgers Trio

Like Devon Allman, Bobby Lee Rodgers is no stranger to Wanee. He will be back in 2013.  Here he performs Ike Stubblefield from Wanee 2011...

The Lee Boys

The Lee Boys are an incredible Steel Guitar sacred band. They were quite impressive when I saw them last year at the Western Maryland Bluesfest. Here they perform "I'm Not Tired"

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

Billed as a physcodellic reggae roots band. They will fit nicely at Wanee...Here they perform ".45"

The Revivalists

A New Orleans rock band on the verge of breaking out. They sound worth checking out...  Here is their video for "Criminal"


A San Francisco band combining funk, soul with a dash of Physcodellic sound for seasning.

Here they perform "Spannish Moon"


Electronic dance music pulling from vintage blues and rock. If thwat sounds like fun then Boombox is a musical unit to check out at Wanee 2013. Below they perform "Mr. Boogie Man"

Flannel Church

Southern flavored funk and R&B create this cool band. It features Derek Truck's little brother Duane on drums. They jammed at Wanee last year and they are returnng this year..Here they perform "Who Knows" at the Legendart Iridium CLub in New York

Yeti Trio

This trio makes improvised fussion music. Here they perform "I'm the Slime"

Not bad it is only January and I have shared the lineups for Mountain Jam, Jazzfest and Wanee! Stay tuned for more..

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