World Peace Flag Ceremony

World Peace Flag Ceremony

One of the longest running Vibes Traditions takes place Sunday morning on the main stage with the World Peace Prayer Ceremony. All are invited to celebrate the countries of the world, and the universal message: May Peace Prevail On Earth! The World Peace Prayer...
Zen Tricksters

Zen Tricksters

The Zen Tricksters can do it all. They are a superbly talented Rock/Jam band who play in both electric and acoustic formats and as of January, 2004, they are once again touring as a four-piece electric band. The Tricksters have a huge working repertoire that ranges...
Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes’ long-anticipated solo album, Man In Motion (Concord Records), is a timeless collection of songs that crackle with modern vitality yet draw on his deepest roots as an artist. The disc pumps fresh blood into the heart of soul and blues, stoked by...
Wavy Gravy

Wavy Gravy

Did you know the Grateful Dead had their own official clown? Of course they did, and who else could it possibly be but the one, the only, Wavy Gravy? Returning once again as Emcee and Master of Ceremonies is Wavy Gravy, the original prankster with a purpose. From war...
Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi’s knack for combining her passion for American roots music, especially electric blues, Southern soul and black gospel, with an awe-inspiring vocal prowess has resulted in a successful career, a series of award-winning recordings, and a devoted...
Rusted Root

Rusted Root

Multi-instrumentalist group Rusted Root integrate the Grateful Dead’s jam-heavy rock with percussion influences based on the music of Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. The six-piece formed in Pittsburgh in 1990 with Michael Glabicki (vocals, guitar),...
Rafter Bats

Rafter Bats

The Rafter Bats were a five-piece band based in Southern Connecticut. Using the traditional sounds of bluegrass as a foundation, they drew on their diverse musical backgrounds to create a truly unique sound of their own. Whether playing to a crowd of thousands or to a...
Reed Foehl

Reed Foehl

Boston native based in Colorado since 1989, Foehl’s third solo release of Once An Ocean (2009) comes on the heels of his acclaimed Stoned Beautiful (2007), and Spark (2004) albums. Leo Songs, a compilation of songs (1995) was the first sign of his departure from...
Raisinhill

Raisinhill

Raisinhill has risen from local acclaim to widespread recognition across clubs and jamband festivals, propelled by the sheer musicianship of their playing and a self-titled CD. The group has garnered praise from some of the most-watched jamband media. Jambands.com...
Nerissa & Katryna Nields

Nerissa & Katryna Nields

What does a folk-rock sister duo write about after twenty years in the music business; a career which produced fifteen CDs, three books, a DVD, a thriving children’s music educational empire, four children and two husbands (one apiece)? The full catastrophe of...
Particle

Particle

Particle began its journey in Los Angeles in 2000 as one of the key pioneers of the emerging “livetronica” music scene. The band created a signature sound that combined elements of Electronica, Funk and Rock with a heavy emphasis on improvisation and sonic...
Michael Franti and Spearhead

Michael Franti and Spearhead

All the freaky people make the beauty of the world! Michael Franti knows all about the power of music. He knows how it can inspire, uplift and make people want to dance or cry. He felt it firsthand recently when he heard the children’s chorus at New York’s...
Jorma Kaukonen and Blue Country

Jorma Kaukonen and Blue Country

Acoustic fingerpicker Jorma Kaukonen fiddled around with his country roots a bit in Jefferson Airplane and dipped a little deeper while fronting Hot Tuna, but his 2002 release, Blue Country Heart, is his most summertime-afternoon, front-porch-pickin’ album. The...
Jim Donovan Rhythm and Drum

Jim Donovan Rhythm and Drum

Jim Donovan M.Ed., Faculty member at Saint Francis University, is a master facilitator, inspirational trainer and world-class musician with over 25 years of leadership, teaching and performance experience. Donovan has presented hundreds of events across the US and...
Holmes Brothers

Holmes Brothers

Timeless, deeply soulful and uplifting gospel-drenched blues, street corner doo-wop, ballads, R&B, country and funk. -NY Times The Holmes Brothers, Wendell Holmes (guitarist/pianist/vocalist/songwriter), Sherman Holmes (bassist/ vocalist/songwriter) and...
James Brown

James Brown

James Brown was born to lose. He refused to accept that fate. By the time he was in his 30s, James Brown was more than a dominant musical voice: he was an outstanding African-American personality, period. Important enough to be drawn into the murky waters of national...
Gov’t Mule

Gov’t Mule

For guitarist/lead vocalist Warren Haynes and his band, Gov’t Mule (drummer Matt Abts, keyboardist Danny Louis, and bass man Jorgen Carlsson), creating a new album is akin to walking a tightrope: Write new songs that please old fans, while hopefully garnering...
Dickey Betts & Great Southern

Dickey Betts & Great Southern

Dickey Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, has one of the most distinctive voices in music today. Known as one of the most influential guitar players of all time, Betts has mastered a seamless style of lyrical melody and rhythm — marrying...
David Grisman Quintet

David Grisman Quintet

Founded in 1990 by mandolinist, composer, bandleader and producer extraordinaire David Grisman, Acoustic Disc is an independent record label dedicated to the preservation and integrity of acoustic music, musicians and instruments. Varied releases cover acoustic music...
Derek Trucks Band

Derek Trucks Band

Derek Trucks has been touted as the most awe-inspiring slide guitarist playing today, and guitar heroes as legendary as Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana have called on his services. One listen explains why: his genius for nuanced, bluesy lyricism and an ability to...
Dan Bern

Dan Bern

Dan Bern is best known for his prolific songwriting and electric live persona. He has released eighteen albums since 1997 and built a loyal following based on prodigious touring and output of songs in all forms. Since 2007, Bern has also focused his talent and sharp...
Andrew Gromiller

Andrew Gromiller

“Andrew Gromiller and the Organically Grown” is a Vocal and Horn Powered / Rhythm & Blues / Funk & Soul Band, guaranteed to bring any event or dance party to a serious boogie!! It is enchanting to hear Andrew’s soulful voice surrounded by...
Assembly of Dust

Assembly of Dust

Singer Songwriter Reid Genauer, frontman of Assembly of Dust, has described the seminal 1968 studio recording, Music From The Big Pink, by the legendary group The Band and Bob Dylan, as influential in his decision to be a rock musician. ItÍs this rational that has...
Allman Brothers Band

Allman Brothers Band

The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, organ, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley...
Addison Groove Project

Addison Groove Project

Based in Boston, Addison Groove Project (AGP) has gained a reputation as one of the United StatesÍ hardest working and most talented young bands. With all of AGPÍs members between the age of 25 and 30, the group has already garnered a national following as well as...
Strangefolk

Strangefolk

Originally formed at the University of Vermont as an acoustic duo “Strange Folk” in 1991 with Trafton and other founding member Reid Genauer, Strangefolk (now one word) added bass and drums within a year and took to playing the bars in and around the...
Max Creek

Max Creek

We were elated to bring the band back to the festival stage in 2009, and they’ve been returning to the Vibes stage ever since. The quintet added a new percussion section in 2011 and is sounding tighter and as timeless as they ever have. Max Creek are truly...
Deep Banana Blackout

Deep Banana Blackout

This eight piece musical outfit was notorious for performing musical compositions ranging from Tower of Power, Sly and the Family Stone to the likes of Funkadelic. Deep Banana Blackout has sold out such venues as the Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut (1200...
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe

San Diego-based, iconic performer Karl Denson is set for another busy summer. With his own band, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, he’ll play a number of select theatre dates and high profile festivals across the U.S. The shows will have added significance, as drummer Alan...