This coming Tuesday is the official release date of Widespread Panic’s Dirty Side Down. The group “has lined up 40 listening parties”: for Spreadheads to hear the new disc in the company of fellow fans. The Athens event (in the city of the band’s origin) will take place on Saturday night at the Terrapin Brewery. Tonight, parties are set for Steamboat Springs, Fort Collins, Savannah, Louisville and a few other cities, with the list below, in alphabetical order by state.

The Dirty Side Down countdown continues on, where the latest feature is an archival interview with John Bell. This joins a fall 1999 interview with the late Mikey Houser, conducted around the release of ‘Til The Medicine Takes along with the band’s 2002 Relix cover story.

Dirty Side Down Listening Parties

Huntsville, AL – May 24th Moe’s BBQ
Mobile, AL – May 24th Soul Kitchen Music Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL – May 26th Jupiter Bar & Grill
Daphne, AL – May 21st Moe’s BBQ
Birmingham, AL – May 24th Mellow Mushroom
San Diego, CA – May 24th Typhoon Saloon
San Francisco, CA – May 25th Madrone Lounge
Breckenridge, CO – May 26th Kenosha Steakhouse
Denver, CO – May 25th Cervantes
Steamboat Springs, CO – May 21st Old Town Pub
Vail, CO – May 25th Sandbar Sports Grill
Fort Collins, CO – May 21st Mo Jeaux’s Bar
Washington, DC – May 25h The Rookery
Carillon Beach, FL – May 26th Castaways – Sports Grille & Pizzeria
Melbourne/Palm Bay, FL – May 27th Chumley’s Bar
Destin, FL – May 24th Mellow Mushroom
Athens, GA – May 22nd Terrapin Brewery
Goodhope, GA – May 21st Twin Lakes Outdoor Sound Stage & Tavern
Savannah, GA – May 21st Loco’s Bar and Grill
Valdosta, GA – May 24th Bas Bleu Brasserie
Cedar Rapids, IA – May 23rd Chappy’s Safari Lounge
Chicago, IL – May 25th AliveOne
Louisville, KY – May 21st The Billiards Club of Louisville
New Orleans, LA – May 27th New York Pizza
Minneapolis, MN – May 25th The Corner Bar
Kansas City, MO – May 24th Tower Tavern
St Louis, MO – May 25th Pops Blue Moon On the Hill
Flowood, MS – May 24th Mellow Mushroom
Asheville, NC – May 23rd Luella’s BBQ
Raleigh, NC – May 24th Pour House Music Hall
Wilmington, NC – May 22nd The Whiskey
Cincinnati, OH – May 25th AliveOne
Portland, OR – May 25th Fire on the Mountain Buffalo Wings
Columbia, SC – May 24h The Tavern on Greene
Charleston, SC – May 21st Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ
Nashville, TN – May 25th Broadway Brewhouse
Murfreesboro, TN – May 25th Mellow Mushroom
Memphis, TN – May 23rd Newby’s
Arlington, TX – May 26th Black Finn
Seattle, WA – May 25th Seamonster Lounge