Widespread Panic has been together 30 years. Formed by original members vocalist/guitarist John "JB" Bell, bassist Dave Schools and late guitarist Michael Houser, who lived together in a suburban house in Athens, GA, while students at the University of Georgia. Later to be joined by drummer Todd Nance, percussionist Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz and keyboard player "JoJo" Hermann. The current lineup now includes Jimmy Herring on guitar and Duane Trucks on drums.
Over three decades have passed since forming their original line-up in 1986, and Widespread Panic is still hungry to be the best band they can be, every single night, for their loyal fan base. Their accomplishments over that time are well-documented. During their impressive run, the band has released 12 studio albums and 43 live albums, selling more than 3 million copies as one of the most successful touring acts in the world.
This live photograph is the work of professional music and entertainment photographer Joshua Timmermans. Over the past two decades, Joshua Timmermans' body of work has established his reputation as one of the premier photographers within the music and entertainment industry. Most of the time Joshua can be found touring, and working directly with national and international musicians and entertainers, focusing on live music concert photos, band portraits, and capturing artists candidly in their day-to-day lives.
Widespread Panic believes that art education, and in particular music education, is integral to the overall development and advancement of children. Art allows for personal expression, appreciation of ideas, celebration of cultural awareness, sharing emotions, and gives purpose to life. Widespread Panic agrees with research findings that art education supports more traditional academic subjects as well as being a worthy pursuit in its own right.
Proceeds from the sale of this puzzle benefit the Widespread Panic Tunes for Tots program. Tunes For Tots began in 2005 and supports music education for children by raising funds that provide musical equipment and educational technology to public schools. To date, the organization has raised over $2,000,000 that has directly impacted schools at home in Georgia and across the country.
• 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
• Finished Puzzle Size: 19.25" x 26.625"
• Linen pieces on quality blueboard backing
• Matte Finish to reduce glare
• Recommended Age: 13+ Years