Jamming out: Scenes from the 2013 Christmas Jam

Jamming out: Scenes from the 2013 Christmas Jam-attachment0

Photos by Nick King / www.theloudestcamera.com

Warren Haynes celebrated the 25th anniversary of Christmas Jam in style this weekend with two full days of epic concerts at the U.S. Cellular Center and other venues in downtown Asheville. All of the proceeds will go to the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.

On Friday night, exploratory sets from the Phil Lesh Quintet and Widespread Panic capped a bill that also included strong performances by Gov’t Mule, Keb’ Mo’, John Scofield and Gregg Allman. See a slide show of photos from that night here.

Saturday featured rollicking sets from Michael Franti, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Aquarium Rescue Unit, O.A.R. and more. View a slide show of photos from the evening here:

Photos by Nick King / www.theloudestcamera.com

Throughout the weekend, fans took to Twitter and social media to share their experiences. Here’s a round up of dispatches via Storify:

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