Courtesy of Wanee FestivalThe Wanee Festival, the annual music extravaganza launched by The Allman Brothers Band in 2005, recently unveiled the initial lineup for its 2017 edition, set for April 20-22 in Live Oak, Florida. Among next year’s headliners is Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir and his backing group The Campfire Band, who will be playing on two of the fest’s three days.

The event’s bill also includes several acts featuring former Allman Brothers members, among them Gov’t Mule, Les Brers, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and Butch Trucks and The Freight Train Band.

Other artists slated to perform include Dr. John & the Nite Trippers, Trey Anastasio Band, Widespread Panic, Matisyahu and veteran Grateful Dead tribute group Dark Star Orchestra. Check out the full lineup at

Early bird general admission three-day passes and VIP packages are available for purchase now at the Wanee website. As usual, the fest will be held at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak.

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