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John McLaughlin at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2011 / Photo: AP

Losing Yourself in the Music: A Chat with John McLaughlin on His Final Tour

WIDESPREAD PANIC’S JIMMY HERRING JOINS LEGENDARY JOHN McLAUGHLIN AT THE FLORIDA THEATRE FRIDAY NOV24 John McLaughlin isn’t one for nostalgia. The pioneering guitarist and founder of the Mahavishnu Orchestra rarely looks back over his 50 years touring the world and sharing the stage with legends such as Miles Davis. He understands that the distance behind runs longer than the stretches of road that lay ahead. Together with guitarist and friend Jimmy Herring of Widespread Panic, McLaughlin travels full circle with the Meeting of the Spirits tour, a collection of stateside dates that will serve as a farewell tour as well as …

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may, 2022