Dancing in the Sunshine!

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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,) and abundant sunshine and warmth. Good morning indeed VibeTribe! And what better musical awakening than that of long standing Vibes festival regulars, The Ryan Montbleau Band. How...

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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 Little Cold Rain Can’t Dampen The VibeTribe Spirit

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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 bath. But, as they say, the show must on, and it has indeed. They music started on Friday with the School of Rock Allstars, a bevy of kids that attend the prestigious performance...

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Be The Garnish: All Hands On Deck Staff Meeting

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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, at our final staff meeting, promoter Ken Hayes welcomed the staff with a recording of the Grateful Dead’s “Morning Dew”, taken from early 1972. He then went on...

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Donate Life: A Pre-Vibes Feel Good Cause

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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 into town, patrons have been undoubtedly gearing up for an extended weekend of partying and equal amounts of relaxing. Before you put your dancing shoes on, take some time out to...

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

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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 original line up; guitarists/vocalists Reid Genauer and Jon Trafton, bassist/vocalist Erik Glocklerand, and drummer Luke Smith. This quartet performed at the very first gathering...

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