Moe’s Original Bar B Que and Cloud 9 present a contest to win a room for two to Panic en la Playa featuring four nights of Widespread Panic on the beach at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on January 24-28th, 2015. One lucky winner and a guest will receive a double occupancy hotel room and event wristbands. The contest runs online starting today at noon through midnight on December 13th at with the winner announced on December 16th.

“The partnership began with Moe’s Original Bar B Que’s founding partner Mike Fernandez as he has been judging a wing sauce contest for the last three years at la Playa with Widespread Panic keyboard player JoJo Hermann as part of the trip’s daytime activities,” said Cloud 9’s Nate Sadler. “For the second year, a lucky winner and their guest will win at room at this ultimate vacation.”

Cloud 9 presents a four night musical adventure of Widespread Panic on the beach in the Dominican Republic on January 24-28th. Guests will live like rock royalty as they indulge in all that the all-inclusive Hard Rock resort has to offer. By day, relax at one of the 12 expansive pools, swim in the ocean, hang out with friends, get a massage, eat and drink as much as you want at multiple restaurants and bars or take part in one of many activities or excursions. By night, the stage will be set right on the beach for a full two-set show of Widespread Panic for four nights. Additionally, late night stage has music from the Playa Allstars (Col. Bruce Hampton, George Porter, Jr., Ivan Neville, Nikki Glaspie, Randall Bramblett and Grant Green, Jr.) and Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Additionally, guests will be treated to special poolside acoustic sets from Bloodkin! For additional information about Panic en la Playa, head to

Respected sextet Widespread Panic is a legendary national touring force and continues to break attendance records in major venues across the country. Panic’s live performances have become legendary and the symbiotic relationship between the artist and their fans is something to behold. Never losing sight of giving back, the band continues to organize food drive events at their concerts. The band’s annual Tunes for Tots concerts have raised well over one million dollars for its program which helps public schools buy musical instruments for their students. For additional information about Widespread Panic, visit

Recognized with many awards, Moe’s Original Bar B Que has been named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the U.S. by Relish and Top 10 BBQ Chains in America by Daily Meal and USA Today.  Years after learning to fire roast meats in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mike Fernandez, Ben Gilbert and Jeff Kennedy founded Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Vail, Colorado in 2001. Moe’s Original Bar B Que has 34 locations in AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, ME, NC, OH, SC and TN. The popular fast casual restaurant features an award-winning all things Southern BBQ experience. For additional information about Moe’s Original Bar B Que, visit

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