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...
David Gans

David Gans

He is a guitarist, and is known for incisive, literate songwriting. He is also noted for his music loop work, often creating spontaneous compositions in performance. He is the co-author of the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead,...
Band Together CT

Band Together CT

Fuzz and Cyrus Madan from Deep Banana Blackout, vocalists Tracy James, Jean Marie Rivera, Carrie Sangiovanni from Caravan Of Thieves, drummer Mike Marble, saxophonist Jim Clark join Band Together founders Jerry Vigorito and Rob Fried for “British Invasion” Beatles,...
The Primate Fiasco

The Primate Fiasco

Find the Primate Fiasco at Vibes by joining their “Fiasco Finder” Facebook group! https://www.facebook.com/groups/VibesFiascoFinder/ To a deaf person, they look like a New Orleans dixieland street band. To a blind person, they sound like a rave DJ...
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....
Zach Deputy Band

Zach Deputy Band

On his upcoming release Another Day (Eusonia Records, 2011), Zach Deputy demonstrates his extraordinary ability to perform and record in multiple contexts and conveys the sensibilities of a mature singer/songwriter. Another Day offers another look at Zach Deputy and...
Yarn

Yarn

Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Yarn’s first four albums were recognized by the AMA’s and R&R radio charts, spending time in the...
Yonder Mountain String Band

Yonder Mountain String Band

Yonder Mountain String Band has always played music by its own set of rules. Bending bluegrass, rock and countless other influences that the band cites, Yonder has pioneered a sound of their own. With their traditional lineup of instruments, the band may look like a...
The Stepkids

The Stepkids

The Stepkids is futuristic electro soul recorded on a reel-to-reel. Soaring harmonies sung by three singer/songwriters. Kandinsky-essque visuals that make for enigmatic live performances. But more, The Stepkids is a collective. “The Stepkids is not about either...
Toubab Krewe

Toubab Krewe

Toubab Krewe is an American instrumental band which fuses the music of Mali with American musical styles (particularly those of the Southern United States). The group’s instrumentation includes kora (21-string harp-lute), kamelengoni (12-string harp-lute), soku...
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 Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers

There is no harmony like brotherly harmony. Something indelible in the weave of voices and play of sensibilities is stamped into the fraternal DNA and also stems from a lifetime of shared experiences. You can hear it in classic brother acts across the musical...
The Greyboy Allstars

The Greyboy Allstars

On the heels of highly successful reunion tour last year, The Greyboy Allstars met in the studio for the first time in a decade to make What Happened to Television?, which is also the group’s first collaboration with DJ Greyboy since their seminal 1995 debut,...
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,...
The Machine

The Machine

The Machine, America’s top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20 year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all their own. Over the years, The Machine has touched the hearts and souls of many, selling out...
Royal Family Ball with Soulive and Lettuce

Royal Family Ball with Soulive and Lettuce

The Royal Family is the evolution of the Soulive story and all its many chapters. It’s a community and movement of musicians and fans that have been growing together for over a decade. March 2009 marks Soulive’s 10th Anniversary ten years since Eric...
STS9

STS9

Since forming in Atlanta, GA in 1998, instrumental electronic rock band STS9 has experienced a meteoric rise to the forefront of the electronic-rock music scene. Recently ranked #25 among Pollstar’s list of top-grossing touring acts for Summer 2010, STS9...
Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse

Steel Pulse was formed in 1975 in Birmingham, England, specifically the inner city area of Handsworth. The founding members were schoolmates David Hinds (the primary songwriter as well as the lead singer and guitarist), Basil Gabbidon (guitar), and Ronnie...
Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why

Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why

4 years, 300+ shows, and three award-winning albums to his credit, New Jersey-based 20 year-old singer/songwriter Quincy Mumford and his band, “The Reason Why” arrives at the release of their 4th album, “Live at The Saint” with a distinctive,...
Outernational

Outernational

New York City’s Outernational has just released Todos Somos Ilegales, a free 18 track genre-bending bilingual mixtape album featuring collaborations with Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave, The Nightwatchman), Calle 13 (nine time 2011 Latin Grammy...
Papadosio

Papadosio

Gathering of the Vibes is excited to welcome back this 2012 addition to the VibeTribe. One of our favorite electronic and progressive rock acts hails from the hills of Ashville, North Carolina and is touring to promote their latest recording, To End the Illusion of...
Phil Lesh and Friends

Phil Lesh and Friends

Phil Lesh is entering his 15th year of playing with a rotating mix of Friends, both old and new. Phil began playing under the moniker Phil Lesh and Friends in 1998, after he returned to performing following the death of his friend and band mate Jerry Garcia in 1995....
Primus

Primus

Primus are a band who need no introduction. For the past 27 years the group have followed in the footsteps of boundary-pushing artists like Frank Zappa and Pink Floyd to create some of the most original and inventive music in existence, and they’ve collaborated...
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...
MiZ

MiZ

MiZ is a soulful, rock-Americana band from central Pennsylvania whose music is influenced primarily by of Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams and The Cardinals, The Black Crowes, Ray LaMontagne, The Allman Brothers and Tony Rice. The bandÍs sound is directly impacted by the coal...
Lucid

Lucid

Lucid was born in a small Adirondack town called Plattsburgh: a place every band should be so lucky to call home. The locals there love live music, and give it their unrelenting support, while several colleges in the area provide a constant stream of new listeners...
Mates of State

Mates of State

Mates of State have made a new album called “Mountaintops.” You already love Jason and Kori’s unmistakable music, or perhaps you’ve managed to miss out or have simply misunderstood just how great — and yes, influential — they and...
Mickey Hart Band

Mickey Hart Band

The Mickey Hart Band has announced a 19-date tour kicking off with a hometown show at Yoshi’s in Oakland, CA on November 28th. Hart is donating 100% of the ticketing fees from tickets sold on MickeyHart.net to Music Therapy. In August, Hart’s new band...
Joe Pug

Joe Pug

For the moment, Joe Pug has it figured out, career if not life: Just write the songs that have to be written, play them for anybody who will listen, tour as if you had no home. Oh, and give your music away. Which isn’t to say he won’t be selling his debut...
George Porter Jr. and Runnin Pardners

George Porter Jr. and Runnin Pardners

George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste. The group was formed in the mid 60’s and came to be recognized as one of the progenitors of funk then called R&B. The Meters...
Gigantic Underground Conspiracy

Gigantic Underground Conspiracy

One half The Disco Biscuit/Conspirator plus all parts Big Gigantic plus one part Underground Orchestra percussion. Chicago. New Year’s 2012. Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner (Conspirator/The Disco Biscuits) decide to collaborate with Dominic Lalli, Jeremy Salken...
Graylight Campfire

Graylight Campfire

Dave, Brian and Dennis are longtime friends and former Rafter Bats. GC has two studio albums: “All Are Welcome, Some May Stay” and “Keep To Movin'”. Veterans of the Northeast festival and club circuit.
Dangermuffin

Dangermuffin

Sit a moment with Dangermuffin’s latest album, Moonscapes, and you’ll hear tales of rogue lawmen, forlorn lovers, and rolling waves. Based in Folly Beach, SC, the eclectic trio casts a fresh perspective on American roots music. With the release of...
Cosmic Jibaros

Cosmic Jibaros

The Gathering of The Vibes couldn’t be more proud to welcome back this hometown Latin Rock band to the stage, and we’re certain you’ll agree that they are a worthy addition to the VibeTribe. Cosmic Jibaros have effectively changed the idea of the...
Dopapod

Dopapod

Dopapod isn’t so much a jam band as they are a band that improvises. They are an electronic band without computers. They are a metal band with groove and soul. They are a jazz group with less wine and more acid. They are what would happen if Zappa, Yes,...
ConnetICON

ConnetICON

An evening with ConnetICON acts as an intense journey that can be characterized by deep grooves and scintillating bass lines. Each set patiently and flawlessly weaves in and out of melodies, producing an ethereal, euphoric feel, either on the dance floor or in your...
Bruce Hornsby

Bruce Hornsby

Almost three decades after winning a Grammy for Best New Artist and launching one of contemporary music’ s most diverse careers, Bruce Hornsby still makes joyful noise as he discovers clever and expansive ways to chronicle dynamic musical snapshots of his often...
Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis

Growing up in the rich environment of New Orleans as the oldest son of pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis, Branford was drawn to music along with siblings Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason. His first instrument, the clarinet, gave way to the alto and then the tenor and...
Conspirator

Conspirator

2011 was a seminal year for Conspirator. Formed in 2004 by Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits’ keyboardist and bass player) along with New York producer DJ Omen, Conspirator has taken on many forms through the years. With the recent addition of...
Bob Weir

Bob Weir

Although best known as one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead, adding Dead staples such as “Truckin”, “Sugar Magnolia,” and “Cassidy” to the band’s catalog, Bob Weir obtained a long and affluent music career that has...
7 Walkers

7 Walkers

Bill Kreutzmann can barely contain his enthusiasm for 7 Walkers, the former Grateful Dead drummer’s new band with guitarist/vocalist Papa Mali, legendary New Orleans bassist George Porter Jr., and multi-instrumentalist Matt Hubbard. “I can’t believe...
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...
Andy The Music Man

Andy The Music Man

Andy “The Music Man” Morse is a popular children’s musician renowned for the special way he connects with his audiences. A talented guitarist, mandolin player and songwriter, Andy mingles traditional and original songs and novelty, delighting and...
Animal Liberation Orchestra

Animal Liberation Orchestra

We’ve never fit into any quickly digestible category,’ says ALO’s keyboardist/singer Zach Gill. “It’s just a different kind of experience.” With its delightfully vibrant blend of inventive musicality and genre-blurring reach, Sounds...
Bad Rabbits

Bad Rabbits

Bad Rabbits are the American Dream. The collective first generation sons of Indian, Argentinean, Ghanaian and Israeli lineage with a single son of liberty are your tired, hungry and poor invading this nation with a unique hybrid sound that has garnered attention from...
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...
Twiddle

Twiddle

Twiddle, a Vermont-based quartet, dismantles most preconceived notions of jam band culture. Their fresh multi-genre approach conjures up rock, jazz, and bluegrass, but above all, masterfully blends reggae and funk. After whimsically jamming in the fall of 2004, the...
Kung Fu

Kung Fu

Blurring the lines between electro-jazz-fusion and ’70s-style street fighter funk, Kung Fu merges early Headhunters and Weather Report mentality with contemporary electronic ideology like yin and yang. Although the ensemble cast enjoys a seasoned pedigree that...
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...
Zappa Plays Zappa

Zappa Plays Zappa

Having primarily heard the music his father was working on or listening to at home was a child, Dweezil soon found himself exposed to some new sounds on the radio. He listened to their records for hours on end trying to figure out a way to translate what he was...