Sam Holt Records Track on New JoJo Hermann Album Chickasaw Princess  

Happy to announce the release of Chickasaw Princess, a tribute to the late Ron Shapiro and the Hoka. Chickasaw Princess was recorded in 2021 featuring Bobby Rush, John Hermann, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, Duane Trucks, Kristian Dambrino, Fish Michie, Barry Po Hannah, and Sam Holt. 

Chicksaw Princess was released on Aug 27.  Listen here. 

Poster Design for Smith's Run by JT Lucchesi 

Here is the poster design by JT Lucchesi. These posters will be signed and numbered by JT and available at Smith's Olde Bar during our shows. There are only 75. Proceeds from poster sales will go to the Mikey Houser PreAmped Music Program developed by Nuci's Space in Athens, GA. 

The goal of the program is to expose 4th and 5th-grade students to musical instruments and music lessons, who may otherwise not have access to these programs. The program is hosted during established After School Programs in local elementary schools. Nuci’s Space covers the full cost of the program for every student participant.

To learn more about Nuçi’s Space and the programs and services we provide to the music and arts community, please visit or find us on Facebook and Instagram.


New Show Alert! Sam Holt Band Presents: Remembering Mikey & Todd – A Musical Celebration of Michael Houser and Todd Nance  

Athens, GA — (March. 18, 2022) — Sam Holt Band announced three special shows in celebration of the late Michael Houser and Todd Nance. Houser was the founding guitarist and Nance the founding drummer for Widespread Panic. Houser succumbed to pancreatic cancer in August 2002. Todd Nance passed away in August of 2020. Sam Holt was Houser's guitar tech and friend. Holt also performed with Widespread Panic many times after Michael's departure and went on to form the band Outformation. In 2014, Holt moved to Athens, GA, and played in several bands with Todd Nance, including The Interstellar Boys

The show will feature tunes from Houser's posthumous album Sandbox, as well as the classic songs Houser and Nance wrote for Widespread Panic. The Sam Holt Band will also perform original material that was inspired by and written for the late Michael Houser. 

The shows are billed as "Sam Holt Band Presents Remembering Mikey & Todd – A Musical Celebration of Michael Houser and Todd Nance”. Sharing the stage with Holt is Adam Grace, keyboardist for Truth & Salvage Co., Ross Parker on bass, and Jeremy Ward on drums. Special guests are also likely to appear. 

Upcoming Dates: 

May 12- Isis Music Hall - Asheville, NC 

May 13- Charleston Pour House, Charleston, SC 

May 14- Avondale Brewing Company - Birmingham, AL 

"These shows will be a unique experience for Panic fans. I am a huge fan of Widespread Panic and Michael Houser's music. It is an honor to be a part of this Celebration. He had one of the greatest musical minds of our time." - Adam Grace 

"I think about Mike & Todd all the time. Playing these shows is my way to feel close to them. I became very close with Todd the last few years and haven’t played a show since his passing. I am looking forward to these shows very much." - Sam Holt 

Read more about Sam Holt Band, these special shows, and get pre-sale tickets at the official band websites: