And That’s How an Encore Is Done ….

And That’s How an Encore Is Done ….

A very big thank you to The Avett Brothers for closing down the circus in grand fashion. Carolina’s stomp-grass kings brought their unique Appalachia to the Vibes for the first time, and were welcomed to the VibeTribe family as they put on a foot stoping hoedown...
Early Sunday Afternoon

Early Sunday Afternoon

By Bill Clifford And the great weather continues. Sunday and there is not a single cloud in the blue sky over Seaside Park. Good afternoon VibeTribe! Gathering was pleased to welcome back Keller Williams, and this time it was solo Keller, the master creator. No one...
Strangefolk Is Back!

Strangefolk Is Back!

By Bill Clifford File this one away under one of those ….. did that really happen … moments? Yes, indeed VibeTribe, Strangefolk, the original four members did just perform together on the Vibes stage for the first time since 2000. And it was every bit as...
Dancing in the Sunshine!

Dancing in the Sunshine!

What a difference a few hours can make, right? When we left you all last night(or early morning, depending on how you look at it…), the rain was still falling, lightly. This morning, we awoke to cloudless blue skies (or maybe I should say, …Bleau Skies,)...
Till The Morning Comes ….

Till The Morning Comes ….

By Bill Clifford By mid afternoon, the rain had tapered off, at least temporarily, and Connecticut’s own Kung Fu was tearing it up on the Green Vibes stage. This local supergroup of musicians has been developing a following fast through its voracious...
A Little Cold Rain Can’t Dampen The VibeTribe Spirit

A Little Cold Rain Can’t Dampen The VibeTribe Spirit

And just who was the big shot that said the weather was going to be perfect all weekend long? Hmmmn! Friday’s morning’s wake up brought showers that have lasted, mostly as nothing more than a drizzle, to Seaside Park, turning the concert field to a mud...
Thursday’s Early Musical Highlights

Thursday’s Early Musical Highlights

Good early Thursday eve VibeTribe, Musically, things got of to a ice, easy going start on Thursday afternoon, beginning over on the Greene Vibes Stage. The funky, latin groove of the Cosmic Jibaro’s was a very early pleasant surprise. The sax player was quite...
Be The Garnish: All Hands On Deck Staff Meeting

Be The Garnish: All Hands On Deck Staff Meeting

Ladies and Gentleman, boys and girls of all ages, the festival has begun! The 17th annual Gathering of The Vibes Festival Officially kicked off on Thursday morning, at 8 a.m. when the gates opened and campers began to set up on Seaside Park grounds. Wednesday evening,...
Donate Life: A Pre-Vibes Feel Good Cause

Donate Life: A Pre-Vibes Feel Good Cause

Donate Life: A Pre-Vibes Feel Good Cause by Sarah Mastroni The rocking tunes, cool Long Island Sound breeze, and much-anticipated family feel camping experience that is the Gathering of the Vibes is only two weeks away. As the annual music and arts festival rolls back...
Getting to Know Radio Vibes – WPKN, 89.5

Getting to Know Radio Vibes – WPKN, 89.5

For those of you who don’t already know, we partner with Bridgeport’s listener supported, non-commercial broadcast station, WPKN. Once in the greater Fairfield or New Haven counties, you’ll find Radio Vibes broadcasting from 89.5 on your radio dial.

Soulive: Kicking off Vibes’ Late Night Performances

Soulive: Kicking off Vibes’ Late Night Performances

Soulive: Kicking off Vibes’ Late Night Performances by Sarah Mastroni Looking over the Vibes’ artist schedule in anticipation of the upcoming extended weekend has surely been an uplifting change from the monotony of pre-festival day to day. With all the hype...