After accidentally leaking their lineup last week, Wanee Festival has formally revealed their initial roster of 2017 performing artists. As previously reported, Wanee will see headlining sets from Bob Weir (2 days), Widespread Panic, Trey Anastasio Band, Gov’t Mule and Dark Star Orchestra (2 sets). The festival will run from April 20th through the 22nd, at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.The full lineup includes Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, JJ Grey & Mofro, Les Brers, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Blackberry Smoke, Leftover Salmon (music of Neil Young), Matisyahu, The Greyboy Allstars, Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass, Papadosio, Turkuaz, Pink Talking Fu (music of David Bowie & Prince), DJ Logic, Kung Fu, Pink Talking Fish, Bobby Lee Rodgers Trio, Devon Allman Band, Marcus King Band, Yeti Trio and Brothers & Sisters.There will also be a festival pre-party on April 19th, hosted by Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band. You can see all of this info in the poster below, or on the festival’s official website.
By David Smith Jr.OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Sprint Series of Oklahoma is set for a huge night of racing this Friday, June 30 as the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car tour makes its second appearance at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., and their “Freedom Forty.”Highlighting the program will be a 40-lap championship feature for the SSO with an increased purse from top to bottom and the track will have a huge fireworks display as well.The SSO is coming off a successful two nights of racing action where Texas driver Michael Day earned his first career series victory Friday night in Ardmore while defending champion Andy Shouse scored his third feature victory of the season Saturday night in Ardmore.When the series, presented by Smiley’s Racing Products, first visited Red River Speedway back in May it was Shouse getting the best of a 27 car field to take the victory.Among the series regulars expected to compete include Jake Martens, Shouse, Joe Wood Jr., Chris Kelly, Cody Whitworth, Blake Scott, Loyd Clevenger, Jerry Jumper and Shayla Waddell. Rookies Justin Fisk, Steven Shebester, Justin Mowery, Dillon Laden, Tanner Conn and Josh Toho are also slated to compete.Gates open at 6 p.m. with race time slated for 8 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $15 while children 10 and under admitted for free.For more information call the track at 405 318-0198 or visit the official website www.reddirtraceway.com.