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Panic to take over Wilmington; Widespread Panic to play at Azalea Festival

Widespread Panic (Source: Mattd523 via Wikimedia) Widespread Panic (Source: Mattd523 via Wikimedia)
Widespread Panic (Source: Steve Hopson via Wikimedia) Widespread Panic (Source: Steve Hopson via Wikimedia)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Panic is about to set in around the Wilmington area. The 2014 NC Azalea Festival announced Wednesday that Widespread Panic will take the stage for two nights during the festival in April.

"We are thrilled to bring Widespread Panic back to the Azalea Festival and our new downtown venue. Having them headline for two nights, Friday and Saturday, will give fans a chance to experience Widespread in Wilmington in a way that's never been done before," said 2014 Azalea Festival President Steve Coble.

Widespread Panic is a Southern rock band from Athens, Georgia featuring John Bell on guitar and lead vocals; John Herman on keyboard and vocals; Jimmy Herring on lead guitar; Todd Nance on drums and vocal; Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz on percussion; and Dave Schools on bass and vocals.

The concerts will take place again this year at the outdoor stage on the downtown campus lot of Cape Fear Community College, both Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets will be available online at www.ncazaleafestival.org beginning Saturday, November 23 at 9:00 a.m.

They will also be available at the Azalea Festival office on Oleander Drive beginning Monday, November 25. Tickets will be sold at the office Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

All tickets are $60.

According to organizers, all tickets are general admission, standing room only. This is a rain or shine event and all tickets are non-refundable.

The 2014 Azalea Festival will take place April 9-13.

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