Cloud 9 press


GRATEFUL WEB - June 15, 2019

Widespread Panic announces the ninth edition of their beloved concert vacation, Panic en la Playa, an all-inclusive destination event on the Caribbean coastline. Returning to Riviera Maya, Mexico from January 24 -28, 2020, Panic en la Playa Nueve features four nights of music by Widespread Panic.

Widespread Panic will perform each of the four nights creating another unforgettable experience for Panic’s devoted fanbase. Panic en la Playa Nueve also features afternoon and late night shows from top notch acts Marcus King Band, Big Something, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Jerry Joseph, and the Playa Allstars, a unique super-group of talented musicians curated specially for the event. The 2020 Allstars include Eric Krasno, George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville, Jennifer Hartswick, Cyril Neville, Terence Higgins, and Cheme Gastelum.

As always, the highly regarded concert vacation is matched with extras that go beyond the music, bringing artists and fans together in a Caribbean paradise. All concerts, activities, meals, beverages, alcohol, and room service are included in the event package price. Activities range from artist-led workshops, poolside games, daily yoga, and theme nights. Guests also have the opportunity to venture off-site and explore the culturally rich Riviera Maya region from Cancun to Tulum. Whether fans want to relax by the pool, test their poker face, or tour the area, there is no shortage of entertainment at Panic en la Playa.

Panic en la Playa Nueve returns to the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, a distinguished all-inclusive resort between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Guests can choose from a wide array of room categories from Stagefront, Concert Courtyard, and Oceanfront suites, all within walking distance of the stages and event happenings. The renowned Concert Courtyard is the Main Stage for four Widespread Panic shows. Guests can expect first-rate production, unmatched acoustics, and a spacious dance floor during this intimate concert vacation. With specialty-curated food and wait service throughout the crowd, fans can enjoy the show and refreshments without ever having to lose their prime vantage point.

Panic en la Playa continues its partnership with charitable organization, Positive Legacy, who’s mission is to encourage artists and fans to participate in a day of service and cultural connection in the local community as a way of giving back. In addition to the day of service project, the event will feature its annual auction and donation drive. All proceeds from the auction go towards ongoing environmental and humanitarian projects in the region.

Panic en la Playa is brought to you by Cloud 9 Adventures. Cloud 9 Adventures is the premier provider of international concert vacations at all-inclusive resorts and on luxurious cruise ships, bringing bands and fans together in intimate settings, creating unforgettable memories & life-changing experiences since 2003. In addition to Panic en la Playa, Cloud 9 Adventures’ portfolio includes The Avett Brothers At The Beach, Brandi Carlile’s Girls Just Wanna Weekend, Strings & Sol, Closer to the Sun, My Morning Jacket One Big Holiday, Holidaze, Zac Brown Band’s Castaway with Southern Ground, Jam Cruise, and Holy Ship!