Till The Morning Comes ….

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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 performances. Tonight was no exception. The showed outstanding chemistry and an incredible tight bond with simple gestures in each others directions. Kung Fu easily drew one of the largest...

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A Passion for Creativity

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Gathering of the Vibes is known to have exceptionally talented artisans sell their hand-crafted goods each year. The array of vendors selling jewelry, paintings, clothing, and memorabilia are based out of states stretching up New England and out westward nationally. While their specific skills and talents are a much appreciated attribution to the festival every year, one must ask themselves what the creative scene in Connecticut is all about....

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Kung Fu Roll Call

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Kung Fu Roll Call VibeTribe, are you as psyched as I to have Kung Fu returning to the festival for the second year in a row? This Connecticut-based quintet has been blowing up the scene over the past year-and-a-half; word on these cats is spreading fast as they’ve just returned from a nationwide tour and this month hold a Monday night residency at the Brooklyn Bowl. Did you have the chance to see/hear the band play live on tour recently? Did...

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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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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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