Widespread Panic Brings Legendary ‘Mountain Jam’ To Vegas [Audio]

first_imgSetlist: Widespread Panic at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV – 7/11/16Set 1: One Arm Steve, Machine > Barstools & Dreamers, The Last Straw > Mountain Jam > Let’s Get The Show On The Road, Steven’s Cat, Weight of the World*, Tail Dragger*, High Time We Went*Set 2: Pigeons, Solid Rock, Sell Sell, Porch Song > Low Spark of High Heeled Boys**, Big Wooly Mammoth** > Drums^ > Cease Fire > Blue Indian, Protein Drink / Sewing MachineEncore: Expiration Day, Climb To SafetyNotes:* w/ Dirty Dozen Brass Band** w/ Gregory Davis, Trumpet; Efrem Towns, Trumpet^ Duane only[H/T JamBase] Widespread Panic rocked their three-night run at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Las Vegas over the weekend, with full support from Dirty Dozen Brass Band at all three shows. The phrase “Never Miss A Sunday Show” rang true, especially for this historical WSP performance.Four songs into their set led to an explosive surprise for the loyal fanbase. While executing their 1991 tune “The Last Straw,” Jimmy Herring used his guitar to signal a subtle segue toward what turned into a ten-minute version of The Allman Brothers Band classic “Mountain Jam.” While the Panic has played a full “Mountain Jam” before, it hadn’t been done since 1988, a full 2,744 shows ago. This marks the band’s biggest bust out in their 30-year career.The song choice, whether planned in advance or not, comes close to home for members of Widespread Panic. With Jimmy Herring having played with ABB in the summer of 2000, remaining a frequent collaborator since, and with drummer Duane Trucks, nephew of original ABB drummer Butch Trucks, brother to guitarist Derek Trucks, and another frequent inhabitant of the ABB drum kit, there was enough blood on the stage to resonate with fans of either southern rock band. While the Allman Brothers’ version of the song went on for sometimes up to an hour, this ten minute bust out will surely be remembered in WSP history for years to come.Enjoy the audio of “The Last Straw” > “Mountain Jam” in the clip below, courtesy of taper Todd Hodulik via PanicStream:last_img read more

VP Leni’s info on illegal drugs not from ICAD – PDEA chief

first_img“Gustokong kumalap ng mas maraming datos, pero iyong pinaka-report sa atin ngayon,karamihan ng mga pumapasok na supply ng(ilegal na droga) rito, galing China.‘Yung mga nahuhuling nag-ooperate, napakarami ring Chinese nationals orFilipino Chinese,” said Robredo./PN “In the past, mostly are coming fromChina but not now, most are coming from the Golden Triangle region whichborders Laos, Thailand and Myanmar,” Aquino said. Aquino said Robredo’s information didnot come from the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD), whichthe two co-chairs.    “Maybe may iba siyang source nanagsabi drugs are mostly coming from China. That information did not comefrom ICAD,” Aquino added.    Manila – Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief DirectorGeneral Aaron Aquino contradicted Vice President Leni Robredo on the latter’sstatement that the illegal drugs in the country mostly came from China.    Aquino on Friday said most of theillegal drugs shipped into the country came from the Golden Triangle, a region“criss-crossing” the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar.  Robredo, the newly-appointed drugczar, on Thursday claimed most of the illegal drugs in the Philippines came fromChina, if not Chinese citizens.     Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency chief Director General Aaron Aquino (left) on Friday contradicted Vice President Leni Robredo on the latter’s statement that the illegal drugs in the country mostly allegedly came from China. Aquino said most of the illegal drugs shipped into the country came from the Golden Triangle, a region “criss-crossing” the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. ABS-CBN NEWS He added cocaine allegedly came fromSouth American nations including Colombia and Peru, while ecstasy mostly camefrom the Netherlands and other European countries.last_img read more