From Jazzfest to Electric Daisy Carnival, a guide to the season’s biggest and loudest bashes.
Jam bands and seafarers make for unlikely bedfellows at this proudly hippie retreat, which faithfully features freewheeling folk/blues ensembles. It has also recently folded in a strong culture of boating enthusiasts, who take pride in arriving by sea to the coastal grounds.
“Any day playing drums with Bill is a very good day,” Hart tells Rolling Stone. “The Disco Biscuits seem to prefer trance/space, moment music. Bill and I are quite familiar with the genre. Let the fun begin!”
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John Fogerty and Widespread Panic will headline this summer’s Gathering of the Vibes Festival. Now in its 19th year, the festival will return to Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut for four nights of music from Thursday, July 31 to Sunday, August 3.
Earlier today dozens of professionally-shot videos from last year’s Gathering Of The Vibes were posted to the festival’s YouTube channel. The clips include performances from Fishbone, The Revivalists, The Roots, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, John Scofield Uberjam and more.
Enter to win two VIP Passes to Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival July 31 – August 3 2014 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport CT.
Bridgeport, Conn. – Known as the Northeast’s premier music, arts and camping festival, the 17th annual Gathering of the Vibes will deliver a four-day extravaganza featuring a stellar lineup including: Primus, Phil Lesh & Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby with Special Guest Branford Marsalis, Mickey Hart Band, Sound Tribe Sector 9, The Avett Brothers, along with Yonder Mountain String Band, 7 Walkers, The Greyboy Allstars, and Steel Pulse. Vibes favorites Dark Star Orchestra, Zappa Plays Zappa, and Bridgeport’s own Deep Banana Blackout will return to the stage in 2012. Over 40 bands will perform on multiple stages located throughout the 370-acre beachfront venue. While Early Bird tickets have sold out, Way Advance ticket pricing has been extended as a token of thanks to the “Vibe Tribe” for their neverending love of great music and good times.