Widespread Panic wrapped up a two-show run in Chicago on Saturday night with a lengthy, strong and jam-heavy showing in keeping with their past record of dynamite performances in the Windy City. Tomorrow the band makes the trek up to Minneapolis for the Sunday show. Once again, Panic offered a free stream through their facebook page and the Mixlr. The setlist and playing were both across-the-board excellent, really picking up in the latter half of the second set during “Jack” and “Stop / Go”. Finally, a “Blue Indian” / “Ophelia > The Shape I’m In” encore was a perfect signature on a stellar night.
I: Heroes, Space Wrangler > Stop Breaking Down Blues, This Part of Town, Saint Ex > You Got Yours, Happy > Hatfield > Chunk of Coal > Henry Parsons Died (75 mins)
II: Love Tractor > Who Do You Belong To ?, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Action Man > Jack > Stop Go^ > Surprize Valley > Drumz > Surprize Valley > Pilgrims, Chilly Water (84 mins)
ENCORE: Blue Indian, Ophelia . The Shape I’m In