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Nearly three decades in, Widespread Panic has new album on the way
Nearly three decades in, Widespread Panic has new album on the way

On the phone last week from a tour stop in Florida, Widespread Panic's John Bell sounded like a musician no longer surprised by the road. Asked if his veteran jam-rock band's current three-month outing feels any different from recent tours, the singer and guitarist better known to fans as “JB” felt no need to lie for the sake of a good story. “No, not really,” Bell said with a chuckle. “You just wake up, get together and then go play. It's been that way for about 30 years.” Technically, next year is the three-decade anniversary of Widespread Panic, but Bell does not seem to be counting. Instead, the 53-year-old is looking to a near...

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