U9lift

U9lift

U9lift’s underground sound combines this time with the last time around. With a tangled web of wonders from yesteryears U9lift combines blues, funk, folk and soul over an electronic music foundation. Always changing and ever evolving live shows include dub-harmonica,...
Motion Potion

Motion Potion

MoPo is a master craftsman and his building material is the world’s most precious commodity: TIME. Consider yourself fortunate If you get a chance catch a Motion Potion DJ set these days. An enormous amount of thought, planning, and scheming has to occur to make them...
Stowaway

Stowaway

Check out Stowaway at the School of Rock Stage
Chasing Cooper

Chasing Cooper

Merging pop, rock and indie elements into a sharp contemporary sound, the band Chasing Cooper is comprised of siblings Alden Skidd (lead male vocals, guitar), Auguste Skidd (lead female vocals, bass), Gabrielle Skidd (electric violin), Georgia Skidd (keyboards,...
Oktopus

Oktopus

Oktopus is Jason Hann of the String Cheese Incident and EOTO, and Todd Stoops of Raq / Kung Fu. They have joined forces to fuse and loop a hybrid of electro-percussion and diverse keyboard sounds. More importantly, Oktopus seeks to guide festival goers (Vibe Tribers)...
Relative Souls

Relative Souls

Relative Souls has played at many festivals all over the Northeast, including main stage performances at Strange Creek, Wormtown, Bella Terra, Disc Jam, and others. They shared the stage as direct support with Kung Fu, Twiddle, Deep Banana Blackout, the Breakfast,...
U9lift

U9lift

U9lift’s underground sound combines this time with the last time around. With a tangled web of wonders from yesteryears U9lift combines blues, funk, folk and soul over an electronic music foundation. Always changing and ever evolving live shows include...
Hayley Jane and the Primates

Hayley Jane and the Primates

Hayley Jane and the Primates deliver a genre-bending sound that is hard to define and a live performance that has created a serious buzz in the Northeast and beyond. The Primates’ music draws inspiration from a variety of styles, including 60s/70s rock and pop, old...
Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes

Grammy Award winning artist Warren Haynes has been recognized as a cornerstone of the American music landscape and revered as one of the finest guitar players in the world. Throughout his prolific career as part of three of the greatest live groups in rock history –...
Warren Haynes & the Seaside Allstars

Warren Haynes & the Seaside Allstars

Vibes 20th Anniversary Spectacular! featuring Warren Haynes • George Porter Jr • Branford Marsalis • Jackie Greene • Joe Russo • Marco Benevento & Friends Throughout the years, the Vibes has built a reputation on being home to a series of collaborative sets that...
Nattali Rize & Notis

Nattali Rize & Notis

In line with her philosophy she claims not to belong to any nation state but to the ever evolving community of conscious thinkers and livers everywhere and anywhere in this world and realm…. Of mixed global heritage, with dominant Native American and Samoan...
Earphunk

Earphunk

200 shows, three trips across the United States and appearances at Electric Forest Festival, Bear Creek Music and Art Festival, and Wakarusa Music Festival. It’s been a busy 24 months for Earphunk who have seen their efforts propel them from small club stages to...
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,...
Fly Golden Eagle

Fly Golden Eagle

No, that simplifies it too much. Ben Trimble’s musical awakening began at birth — raised in Detroit with Kentucky roots, music was always a part of his life, as natural as breathing. His was a religious family, steeped in gospel choirs, honky-tonk keys, and the...
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...
Trevor Hall

Trevor Hall

Trevor Hall began songwriting and performing when he was 16 years old. He burst into the music scene with the song “Other Ways” which was featured on the Shrek the Third soundtrack. Hall’s captivating live performances and growing popularity have led to sold out tours...
Moon Hooch

Moon Hooch

This happened with such regularity at the Bedford Ave station in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that the band was banned from playing there by the NYPD. The trio’s subsequent tours with They Might Be Giants, Lotus, and Galactic as well as on their own have only...
Bombino

Bombino

Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose given name is Goumour Almoctar, was born on January 1, 1980, in Tidene, Niger, an encampment of nomadic Tuaregs located about 80 kilometers to the northeast of Agadez. He is a member of the Ifoghas tribe, which belongs to the Kel Air...
Cabinet

Cabinet

They wear their influences like badges, honoring the canon of roots, bluegrass, country, and folk, weaving these sounds into a patchwork Americana quilt. But this music isn’t romanticizing or rehashing the past. Cabinet makes it mark on today. The steady aim of their...
The Nth Power

The Nth Power

Few artists pack as much punch in a five-piece, all-analog ensemble as The Nth Power. The formula starts with drummer Nikki Glaspie (Dumpstaphunk, Beyoncé)’s deep pocket, explosive energy and silky vocals, compounded by bassist Nate Edgar (John Brown’s Body), whose...
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....
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...
Qdup

Qdup

Jason Brown AKA Jayclue is Qdup, and has been making dance floors groove and butts move worldwide since late 2006. Over the years, Qdup has released top selling tunes and remixes on many well received labels including Bombstrikes, Fort Knox Recordings, Bombastic Jam,...
Motion Potion

Motion Potion

MoPo is a master craftsman and his building material is the world’s most precious commodity: TIME. Consider yourself fortunate If you get a chance catch a Motion Potion DJ set these days. An enormous amount of thought, planning, and scheming has to occur to make them...
Pampalibros

Pampalibros

Pampalibros are: Brennan Prusak (15) on drums, Andrew Schur (15) on guitar, Ian Goodman (17) on vocals, Zachary Schur (16) on bass, and Drew Sennett (15) on keys. They have been performing since 2009, at first playing mostly covers. After a couple of line-up changes...
John Brown’s Body

John Brown’s Body

It’s as if, after close to two decades of existence, this pioneering band has finally crafted their ultimate statement, tying together styles they’ve dabbled in, paid respect to, created, or pushed forward into one tightly woven mosaic. JBB’s Future...
Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Funky Dawgz Brass Band

Featured on Live For Live Music’s Brass Bands You Need To Know, as well as on stage with Dispatch at Madison Square Garden the Funky Dawgz have exploded onto the live music scene playing a mix of traditional New Orleans R&B, original music, and today’s top...
Bobby Paltauf Band

Bobby Paltauf Band

The Bobby Paltauf Band was founded by guitar prodigy Bobby Paltauf. At the age of 14-years-old, he has already played with some of the most notable musicians the industry has to offer such as Buddy Guy, Ivan Neviile’s Dumpstaphunk, The Meter Men (Leo Nocentelli,...
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...
Banooba

Banooba

They’ve been compared to everyone from Steely Dan and Incubus to Umphreys McGee, but Banooba will soon be the standard of comparison. Taking cues from all of their influences, including funk, jazz, reggae and rock, Banooba is the latest hybrid to successfully...
New Riders of the Purple Sage

New Riders of the Purple Sage

The two played in coffeehouses and small clubs initially, and the music they made became the nucleus for a band, the New Riders of the Purple Sage. That same year, David Nelson, expert in both country and rock guitar, joined the group on electric lead guitar. Filling...
Doyle Bramhall II

Doyle Bramhall II

Doyle Bramhall II stands as one of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers and producers in contemporary music. Eric Clapton, with whom Bramhall II has collaborated for more than a decade, cites the guitarist as one of the most gifted players he has ever...
Turkuaz

Turkuaz

With the obvious influences—Parliament, Sly & The Family Stone, Rick James and Earth, Wind & Fire—as the basis for a recipe, Turkuaz adds healthy doses of jittery, world-pop-dance groove—reminiscent of Remain In Light era Talking Heads—and a passion for...
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...
Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band

Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band

They combine elements of Jazz, Blues, Rock-n-Roll, and R&B into a unique blend that captures the spirit and stirs the soul. Their repertoire ranges from new interpretations of classic tunes, as well as original songs that are classics in the making....
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...
Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass

They’re also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy. What makes Greensky different than Bluegrass?...
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Legendary players like George Lewis, Sweet Emma Barrett and Kid Thomas Valentine, all rooted in the formative years jazz, were its original stars. That generation is long gone now, yet the hall is still in business and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band continues to tour...
Electron

Electron

At first glance, you might mistake Electron for an all star super-group. With a lineup featuring Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner from the Disco Biscuits, Mike Greenfield from Lotus and Tom Hamilton from JRAD and American Babies, Electron is working with some of the...
Lettuce

Lettuce

Having blown up stages from coast to coast last year, ranging from The Fillmore in San Francisco to Terminal 5 in NYC, Bonnaroo to Pemberton and all points in-between, Lettuce is poised to continue their rapid growth throughout 2014. “We’re more together...
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...
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...
The Word

The Word

Fourteen years may have passed between albums for THE WORD, but that’s no suggestion of broken bonds. Nor of broken strings. A love of music, of extended improvisational collaboration, of closing the eyes and channeling the feel—these are the ties that bind THE WORD....
The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem has always been hard; with GET HURT, the New Jersey-based rock ‘n’ roll band get heavy. Since coming together in 2007, the band has joyfully injected aspects of rock’s most universal languages – arena rock and barroom blues, folk and pure pop –...
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

While many artists have come and gone, why have Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings only continued to grow steadily in popularity around the world? How can they continue to sell-out huge theaters, headline festivals, and sell hundreds of thousands of records year after...
Billy & the Kids

Billy & the Kids

Featuring: Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead) Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits) Tom Hamilton (American Babies) Reed Mathis (Tea Leaf Green) Fifty years after the Grateful Dead formed as the house band for Ken Kesey’s Electric Kool Aid Acid Tests — and twenty years since they...
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...
Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman

As a founding member of the one and only Allman Brothers Band and in his own storied solo career, Allman has long been a gifted natural interpreter of the blues, his soulful and distinctive voice one of the defining sounds in the history of American music. Low Country...
Weezer

Weezer

In 2014, the conventional wisdom is that the album is dead, and that nobody listens to a record the whole way through. Rivers Cuomo figures there’s two ways to respond. “You can change with the times, give in, and not put a lot into your album,” he...
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

The Innocent Criminals — comprised of percussionist Leon Mobley, bassist Juan Nelson, drummer Oliver Charles, keyboardist Jason Yates and guitarist Michael Ward trace their roots back to 1993. Harper and the band toured the globe nonstop for 15 years, earning...
Wilco

Wilco

After seven studio albums, various collaborations and countless days on the road over the past 15 years, Wilco tried something new before starting work on its eighth record, The Whole Love, due Sept. 27 on dBpm Records: The Chicago band took a vacation. Staying off...
The String Cheese Incident

The String Cheese Incident

For most bands, a run of five or 10 years is a gift—to have the experience of making music with your friends for any length of time is something to savor. But The String Cheese Incident kept it going for nearly 15, building a massive, devoted fan base eager to follow...