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...
Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their live set, then bending and shaping them over dozens of performances before committing a definitive version to the hard drive....
Toots & The Maytals

Toots & The Maytals

Toots Hibbert is one of the great voices of Jamaica; a legend whose career spans every development in Jamaican music, from ska through rock-steady to reggae. Toots & The Maytals have helped to chart the course of Jamaican music with unrivaled delivery and...
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...
The Levon Helm Band

The Levon Helm Band

While best known for his work as drummer for The Band, it’s the integrity and respect Levon Helm displays toward both his craft and fellow musicians that is legendary. No one passes up the opportunity to play with Levon; his list of collaborators is a...
The Remnants

The Remnants

Since 2009, the Remnants have been a growing force in the music industry, each member influenced by a different musical genre and brought together by the love of performing. The band consists of the many talents of Joshua Lopez, Jeremiah Regimbald, Jeffrey Summa,...
Tea Leaf Green

Tea Leaf Green

It’s the same with a band, where the years build up layers one could never have expected when they set out in a van back in the day. So it is with San Francisco’s Tea Leaf Green, whose own journey began as a jam-minded party on legs in the late 1990s and now finds...
The Infamous Stringdusters

The Infamous Stringdusters

The Infamous Stringdusters consist of Andy Falco (guitar), Travis Book (bass), Jeremy Garrett (fiddle), Andy Hall (dobro), and Chris Pandolfi (banjo). They sound like no one else, combining virtuosic chops on five traditional bluegrass instruments, with an ethos of...
Taj Mahal Trio

Taj Mahal Trio

In September 2014, some 50 years after moving to Los Angeles to form the band Rising Sons with fellow blues musician Ry Cooder and Jessie Lee Kincaid, Taj Mahal hightailed it to Nashville to receive an honor he called “one of the most powerful and wonderful...
Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds is a seven-piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on classic soul. The band is led by Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow), whose astoundingly powerful voice and sly demeanor make for a spellbinding presence onstage. She is backed...
Rhythm Devils

Rhythm Devils

Rhythm Devils! Grateful Dead drummers Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart transcend rock & roll drum stereotypes with polyrhythmic explorations into the world of percussion, using an extraordinary variety of instruments and approaches. The 2011 Rhythm Devils include...
New Mastersounds

New Mastersounds

In the late 1990’s, guitarist and producer Eddie Roberts was running a club night in Leeds called “The Cooker.” When The Cooker moved into a new venue with a second floor in 1999, there was space and the opportunity to put a live band together to...
McLovins

McLovins

McLovins specialize in the creation of dynamic and improvised sound, influenced by the members’ disparate and eclectic musical influences. The band currently includes Jason Ott, Jake Huffman, Justin Berger and Atticus Kelly. These College students from...
moe.

moe.

moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today, a quintet of world class musicians, whose creative output equals that of their longevity. In a remarkable career that has touched three decades and produced a discography of 24 albums, the Sugar...
Levon Helm

Levon Helm

He saw the birth of rock and roll and though he was too much of a gentleman to say it, his role in helping to keep that rebellious child healthy was more than just instrumental. On May 26, 1940, Mark Lavon Helm was the second of four children born to Nell and Diamond...
Jane’s Addiction

Jane’s Addiction

Jane’s Addiction exploded onto the late-80’s L.A. club scene with live performances that were rumored to border on religious experiences. Their debut LP, “Nothing’s Shocking”, is now recognized as one of the most influential rock albums...
John Butler Trio

John Butler Trio

In 2011, this Australian based trio closed the Gathering Of The Vibes Festival, with an inspirational yet rocking set of blues and roots rock that drew one of the largest Sunday crowds we’ve ever had. As so, we’re happy to be bringing the band back to the...
Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Elvis Costello & The Imposters

Everyone has his or her favorite Elvis Costello song; it’s the one that draws a smile within the first 5 bars, you know all the words, and it leaves you in a good mood the rest of the day. The moment he emerged from the London Punk/New Wave scene in the 1970Ís,...
Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad

Giant Panda Guerrilla Dub Squad

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (GPGDS) is known for folding the aesthetics of the jamband scene into the structures of reggae. In the live setting, the band performs extended jams, while their previous studio albums have blended roots reggae with psychedelia (In These...
Furthur

Furthur

Fans can expect Lesh & Weir to push the musical envelope with jaw-dropping improvisations and loving renditions of Grateful Dead classics, with an all star band that includes keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, drummer Joe Russo (Benevento – Russo Duo, Trey...
Dumpstaphunk

Dumpstaphunk

A decade evolved from their debut at 2003’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Dumpstaphunk offers fans an unforgettable live experience steeped in the Big Easy tradition of a good time. The quintet features Ivan Neville on vocals, B3 and Clav, the...
Dr. John & the Lower 911

Dr. John & the Lower 911

Universally celebrated as the living embodiment of the rich musical heritage exclusive to New Orleans, Dr. John, or Mac Rebennack as known to friends and family, is bringing his classic, swampy gris-gris to Turner Hall Ballroom. Rebennack’s New Orleans roots run...
Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic

Big Gigantic is an instrumental livetronica, hip-hop and jazz musical group based out of Boulder, Colorado. They combine electronic beats with live saxophone and drums instrumentation.
Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk. Ryan White, of the Oregonian, says the band is “tight enough (and hot enough) to turn coal into a diamond!” The band is led by trombone powerhouse, Big Sam Williams, formerly the trombonist for...
Caravan of Thieves

Caravan of Thieves

Like many families, this one started with a married couple- Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, (guitar, vocals, various percussive “instruments”) writing and performing as a duo. “It started as a romantic, bohemian vision of a couple making music,...
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...
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...
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...
Tedeschi Trucks Band

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Formed in 2010 when Derek and Susan decided to set aside their successful solo careers and join forces, Tedeschi Trucks Band has since been touring the globe – and accruing fans and accolades in the process. Fronted by Trucks’ signature slide-guitar sound...