Widespread Panic After-Shows | Sam Holt Band will play two night’s of “Remembering Mikey” in Nashville TN.
Remembering Mikey, Sam Holt Band’s tribute to Michael Houser will be doing two select shows in Nashville TN at the EXIT/IN at the conclusion of Widespread Panic’s shows on August 31st and September 1st, 2018. That’s right… two nights… these are after-shows… and the music will start at the conclusion of the Widespread Panic shows and go late!
August 31 @ The EXIT/IN | Nashville TN – Buy Tickets
September 1 @ The EXIT/IN | Nashville TN – Buy Tickets
Led by Sam Holt, the show will feature Houser originals as well as songs from Houser’s posthumous release Sandbox. The band will also be performing a number of Holt’s original songs written for and inspired by Houser.
Widespread Panic’s founding member, Michael Houser, passed away in 2002. Holt served as Houser’s guitar tech at the time and remembers experiencing a moment of clarity. “There were many times when he [Houser] told me, ‘You need to go play music,’” says Holt. “I realized I needed to make the most of my time.” Eventually, Holt performed with Widespread Panic as their lead guitar player.
Since that time, Holt has formed his own musical groups, touring and building a large fan base across the country; first with Outformation and currently with The Sam Holt Band which formed in Colorado in 2011.
Holt takes time to honor his friend Michael Houser with the upcoming shows, billed officially as “Remembering Mikey” – Honoring the Music, Memory and Spirit of Michael Houser.
Along with Adam Grace, keyboardist for Truth & Salvage Co., “Remembering Mikey” has become a unique experience for Houser fans. “I am a huge fan of Widespread Panic and Mike’s music,” says Grace. “It has been an honor to be a part of this tribute to Houser, one of the greatest musical minds of our time.”
Holt and Grace will once again be joined by bassist Ross Parker and drummer Jeremy Ward, and special guests are expected to be announced as well, making these after-shows something you will not want to miss. The band will kick off these performances at the conclusion of Widespread Panic’s concerts at the ASCEND AMPHITHEATER.