Bridgeport’s Seaside Park

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As the return of Gathering of the Vibes slowly approaches, some are left wondering about the hold Seaside Park has on this festival. With a great majority of attendees traveling from out of state, Bridgeport oftentimes remains a mystery. The transformation of Seaside from a quaint park to a burst of colorful energy is a fascinating thing, but when the tents are all packed up and the music has ended, Seaside’s beauty remains. With Long...

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Remembering Jane’s Addiction

Posted in Music

Hello again, VibeTribe. Summer is just around the corner and, more importantly, our annual return to Seaside Park and the best weekend of all is also just a stones throw away. Well, we’re back to get your minds wet with anticipation for 2012. Where were you the first time you heard the music of Jane’s Addiction? Was there a particular song that turned you on to the band? What do you remember of the experience? And what about the first time you...

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Embracing Bridgeport’s Local Music Scene

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The creative energy that the Gathering of the Vibes Festival has brought to Seaside Park over the years has undoubtedly given Bridgeport a great name in terms of supporting music and the arts. But long after Vibes ends, the Bridgeport music scene still thrives. Small music venues, restaurants and bars host local talent frequently, and showcase bands that have sounds similar to those of Vibes artists. And while the winter months may prevent us...

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