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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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5th Annual Swamptown Getdown Music Festival

April 24-24 at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds in Waycross With the promise of Spring right around the corner, our thoughts turn to romance, baseball, beach trips, and getting down in the swamp town! The 5th Annual , presented by Safe at Home Productions, is set for April 24-25 at the Okefenokee Fairgrounds in Waycross, GA, and will feature a diverse lineup with 19 acts ranging in style from bluegrass, blues and country to reggae, rock and jam. Headlining the Swamptown Getdown Music Festival will be South Carolinian and of Atlanta. Zach Deputy has made his mark thus far as a touring …

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