New Gathering of the Vibes 2014 Performance Videos Released

As we prepare to put tickets on sale for our 20th annual event year this “Tie Dye Friday”, Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival is happy to release hundreds of live performance videos from 2014. The mass release includes dozens of top artists’ performances spanning...

Jambase Review of Gathering of the Vibes 2013

“Gathering of the Vibes is a gathering of the elders, a gathering of the youth, a gathering of family” – Steve Kimock One constantly encounters various vibes throughout everyday life. Whether commiserating with the receptionist while waiting at the doctor’s office,...
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...
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...
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...
Old Folk, New Folk, We’re All Just Strangefolk!

Old Folk, New Folk, We’re All Just Strangefolk!

Strangefolk Brings it Back Home to Gathering of The Vibes! By Bill Clifford Rejoice VibeTribe, the ORIGINAL members of Strangefolk have REUNITED, and are returning to the Gathering of the Vibes stage for the first time since 2000. The band will perform with its...
A Passion for Creativity

A Passion for Creativity

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....
2012 Vibes Line-Up Highlights

2012 Vibes Line-Up Highlights

Good morning Vibe Tribe, So our weekend entertainers have been announced! We can’t wait to hear your thoughts about the line-up for GOTV 2012! Is there a particular band you are surprised to see on the line up? Is there a band you are excited to have returning to the...

Camping Elf

I love my job here at the Vibes. I appreciate getting to talk to the many different types of people who make up the VibeTribe. By far, my most memorable calls leading up to Vibes 2011 were from 3 or 4 different moms & dads sending their children off to the Vibes,...
Bridgeport’s Seaside Park

Bridgeport’s Seaside Park

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...
Remembering Jane’s Addiction

Remembering Jane’s Addiction

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...
Embracing Bridgeport’s Local Music Scene

Embracing Bridgeport’s Local Music Scene

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...