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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...