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,...
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....
Wild Adriatic

Wild Adriatic

“Wild Adriatic carries forth the torch of timeless rock n roll infused with soul, powerful vocals, and an impressively tight rhythm section. The Saratoga Springs, NY trio released their latest EP “Lock & Key” in April 2012 and has garnered...
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...
Tribal Seeds

Tribal Seeds

From San Diego, California, award-winning reggae group Tribal Seeds have become known for their spiritually driven, refreshing rock vibe they have infused with the roots style of reggae music. Originally started by two brothers, Steven Rene Jacobo [lyrics, lead...
von Grey

von Grey

Gathering of the Vibes is excited to bring you the delightful sounds of von Grey. With their soulful four-part harmonies, poetic lyrics and indelible melodies, it’s easy to see why the Atlanta Journal Constitution would hail von Grey as “nothing short of...
The Revivalists

The Revivalists

The formation of The Revivalists was all about chance, but everything since then has been a combination of hard work, awesome music, and friendship. The septet has been playing nonstop since 2007, crafting a genre-hopping sound that rounds out traditional rock...
The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes specialize in that Stonesy swagger and Faces boogie perfectly. Vocalist Chris Robinson appropriated the sound and style of vintage Rod Stewart, while brother Rich Robinson fused Keith Richards’ lean guitar attack with Ron Wood’s messy...
The Nigel Hall Band

The Nigel Hall Band

Nigel Hall is an honest, humble guardian of soul music. When asked about himself, Nigel reflects, “I’m just someone who lives, eats, drinks music.” This ethic becomes clear when Nigel takes the stage. His energetic vocals add yet another layer of...
The Roots

The Roots

The Roots, the legendary, Grammy Award winning hip hop crew and arguably the hardest working musicians in popular culture, turn 25 this year. The brainchild of childhood friends Ahmir ñ?uestloveî Thompson and Tariq Black Thought Trotter, The Roots began their career...
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 Kind Buds

The Kind Buds

The Kind Buds, New England’s Premier Jam Duo, entertain their audiences with inspiring covers & incendiary originals, trading fiery-sweet licks on a roller coaster of tension & release. A truly acoustic duo, Bud & Budd perform raucous, intuitve,...
Rubblebucket

Rubblebucket

Rubblebucket sounds like a kaleidoscope looks — a continually changing pattern of ebullient drum beats, harmonies and horn exclamations. Led by Kalmia Traver and  Alex Toth, their inherently frenetic, communal performances are equal parts aural and visual. With...
Rob Garza

Rob Garza

His two-man band has been one of the most acclaimed indie bands over the last 10 years, mining elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae and bossa nova, among other styles. We’re thrilled to have Rob join us at the Vibes this year for what promises to be an enchanting...
Railroad Earth

Railroad Earth

Railroad Earth return in 2014 with Last of the Outlaws, the band’s seventh full-length and one that aims to stake their claim as an alpha dog in the current Americana Folk-Pop scene. For a group who’ve always been difficult for journalists to place inside...
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...
Nigel Hall Band

Nigel Hall Band

A Washington D.C. native, Nigel soaked in the sounds of Go-Go, funk and soul. His musical influences reach far beyond his years; from James Brown to Donny Hathaway. It only takes one song to see that Nigel is a talent who is here to stay. In 2011, Nigel became a...
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....
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...
Lukas Nelson & POTR

Lukas Nelson & POTR

To say Lukas was born to play music is an understatement. The sixth child of one of the most acclaimed and beloved music stars of all time Willie Nelson, and his fourth wife Annie, Lukas inherited his father’s musicality, his penchant for penning his own music,...
Lord Huron

Lord Huron

Lord Huron began as a solo project by Michigan-born/Los Angeles-based musician Ben Schneider in the spring of 2010. On a trip home to Michigan, Schneider recorded three songs inspired by communing with nature. These songs were later released as the Into the Sun EP,...
John Kadlecik

John Kadlecik

John Kadlecik is an American guitarist. He was a founding member as the lead guitarist for the Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Star Orchestra, in 1997. From 2009 to 2014 he performed with original Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh in Furthur. Born: June 28, 1969...
John Scofield Uberjam

John Scofield Uberjam

The legendary jazz guitarist and Berklee School of Music grad, often referred to as “Sco,” returns to the Vibes stage for the first time since 2005. This time around, he’ll be reuniting with the group that pioneered his fusing of jazz, funk and...
John Medeski

John Medeski

Keyboard master John Medeski thrives on the unpredictable, a trait that has kept his work with the trailblazing trio Medeski Martin & Wood (MMW) fresh and surprising for more than twenty years. With A Different Time, his first solo piano project, Medeski once...
Jimkata

Jimkata

Jimkata is an electro-rock band blending heavy beats, synthy hooks, big guitars, and profound lyricism. Now touring to support their innovative, fan-funded record Die Digital, this Upstate New York based quartet has been tearing up the northeast club and theater...
Joe Russo

Joe Russo

Joe Russo is an American drummer and half of the Benevento/Russo Duo. He has toured, performed and recorded with a number of other bands, including Cass McCombs, A Big Yes and a Small No,Fat Mama, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Bustle In Your Hedgerow, , Younger...
Jason Crosby

Jason Crosby

Jason Crosby had an auspicious musical beginning at the age of 2 when he started playing the violin, and shortly after it was discovered that he possessed perfect pitch. As a young boy, he immersed himself in classical music, and was playing piano at a professional...
James Murphy

James Murphy

There’s no denying the evolution of Electronic Dance Music (EDM), and its effect on a current generation of music fans. One of the bigger artists or bands with an influence on that generation is LCD SOUNDSYSTEM. Though best known as the leader of the now-defunct...
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...
Indubious

Indubious

Our mission is to reconnect the people of the world with rightful living, rightful speaking through teaching the everlasting blessings of service to humanity, of service to our higher purpose and higher selves. Our gift is music – and through our music we wish...
funky METERS

funky METERS

Every member of this band has been inaugurated as VibeTribe- theyÍve all performed on our stage in one incarnation or another. We couldnÍt be more elated to bring this line up of the funky METERS to the Northeast. VibeTribe, come get your gumbo from the first family...
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

In 2009, this young band was on the verge of blowing up when they performed on the Vibes stage for the first time, putting out one of the most energetic and enthralling live performances the festival has ever seen. And with the release of The Lion, The Beast, The...
Fishbone

Fishbone

Considering the history of both the Gathering Of The Vibes festival and this pioneering band, it’s hard to believe this will be their first time performing at the Vibes. If you’ve yet to have the chance see and hear this band, you won’t want to miss...
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...
Galactic

Galactic

Galactic was formed eighteen years ago in New Orleans, and they cut their teeth playing the biggest party in America: Mardi Gras, when the town shuts down entirely to celebrate. To make Carnivale Electricos, the members of Galactic (Ben Ellman, harps and horns; Robert...
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...
Cosmal

Cosmal

Cosmal is a one man LIVE music performance involving the layering and looping of different instruments, progressive build ups, and rampant improvisation. Layering sounds to create the energy of a full band or DJ, improvising and swaying between genres, Cosmal takes...
Bill Evans

Bill Evans

Bill first joined Miles Davis group in 1980 at the age of 22, and went on to record six records and tour the world with Davis numerous times over a four-year period. He then toured and recorded three CDs with John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and later...
Borboletta: A Tribute to Santana

Borboletta: A Tribute to Santana

The idea for this Santana Tribute Group began to come together after a show in early October 2012 when percussionist Johnny Durkin (DBB/Manchado), Cyrus Madan (Keys-DBB) and Tim Palmieri (Guitar-Kung Fu) had a warm up gig for a wedding. “At the last minute...
Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler

Seventeen years after scoring the Grammy Award winning, harmonica laced Billboard Top Ten breakthrough hit that came to define pop music in the mid-90s, Blues Traveler are still finding unique ways to ensure that they don’t give their legion of worldwide fans...
Consider The Source

Consider The Source

NYC trio Consider the Source defy easy description. If intergalactic beings of pure energy, after initiation into an order of whirling dervishes, built some kind of pan-dimensional booty-shaking engine, powered by psychedelics and abstract math, it’d probably...
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...
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...
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...
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...