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...
U-Melt

U-Melt

The spirit of the progressive rock era – the readiness to experiment, the premium on precision and the openness to move beyond preconceived boundaries – lives in the music and ethos of U-Melt. The untraditional sound comes from varied backgrounds of the...
The Slip

The Slip

Contemporary avant-rock trio The SLIP formed when bassist Marc Friedman and brothers Andrew and Brad Barr (drums and guitar/vox, respectively) moved to Boston together after graduating from high school, where they had met and first began playing music as a group. In...
The Radiators

The Radiators

The Radiators, also known as The New Orleans Radiators, were a rock band from New Orleans, Louisiana, who combined the traditional musical styles of their native city with more mainstream rock and R&B influences to form a bouncy, funky variety of swamp-rock they...
The Breakfast

The Breakfast

The Breakfast is a hard-hitting jazz rock experimental quartet whose music ranges from progressive rock to sonic landscapes. Since the groupÍs inception 11 years ago the band has played over 1000 shows throughout the country, released 6 albums and is on the verge of...
Steve Kimock

Steve Kimock

Combining Steve Kimock, one of the leading improvisational guitarists around, with Bernie Worrell, co-founding keyboardist of Parliament/Funkadelic (and a performer with Talking Heads) delivers synergistic funky music, along with inspiring soulful sounds. Steve Kimock...
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...
Martin Sexton

Martin Sexton

A native of Syracuse, N.Y., and the tenth of 12 children, Martin Sexton grew up in the ’80s. Uninterested in the music of the day, he fueled his dreams with the timeless sounds of classic rock ‘n’ roll. As he discovered the dusty old vinyl left in...
Masters of Bluegrass

Masters of Bluegrass

The Masters of this Bluegrass session were Bryn Bright, Sam Bush, Vassar Clements, Peter Rowan, Gordon Stone, and Tony Trischka.
Masters of Funk

Masters of Funk

Featuring Deep Banana Blackout, George Porter, Jr., Melvin Sparks, Rob Wasserman, Fred Wesley As nightfall takes hold, the time has come for an unprecedented Saturday night, Gathering of the Vibes event – a 4 hour Funk Session, paying tribute to the true Funk...
Benevento/Russo Duo

Benevento/Russo Duo

Play Pause Stop, the latest disc by the Benevento/Russo Duo, is as much of an anomaly as the band that created it. Yes, it is a rock album, but there is no guitarist, no bassist, and you can sing along even though there are no words. “The things we wanted to do...
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...
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...
Dark Star Orchestra

Dark Star Orchestra

As campers and fans set-up camp and find friends old and new on Thursday, it’s certainly one of the most asked questions around the park; “What set do you think DSO will perform tonight?” Dark Star Orchestras shows are built off the extensive catalog...