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...
Zen Tricksters

Zen Tricksters

The Zen Tricksters can do it all. They are a superbly talented Rock/Jam band who play in both electric and acoustic formats and as of January, 2004, they are once again touring as a four-piece electric band. The Tricksters have a huge working repertoire that ranges...
Tony Trischka

Tony Trischka

(United States Artists Friends Fellow-2012) is considered to be the consummate banjo artist and perhaps the most influential banjo player in the roots music world. For more than 45 years, his stylings have inspired a whole generation of bluegrass and acoustic...
Upright Citizens Brigade

Upright Citizens Brigade

The Upright Citizens Brigade is Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. The “UCB” produced their own sketch show, “Upright Citizens Brigade”, for three seasons on Comedy Central from 1998-2000. During the success of the TV show,...
Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes

Warren Haynes’ long-anticipated solo album, Man In Motion (Concord Records), is a timeless collection of songs that crackle with modern vitality yet draw on his deepest roots as an artist. The disc pumps fresh blood into the heart of soul and blues, stoked by...
Walter “Wolfman” Washington

Walter “Wolfman” Washington

Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans music scene for decades. His searing guitar work and soulful vocals have defined the Crescent City’s unique musical hybrid of R&B, funk and the blues since he formed his first band...
Soulive

Soulive

Soulive has never made any bones about what they do best; it’s right there in their name. Since forming in 1999, the trio of guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Alan Evans and keyboardist Neal Evans has carried the torch for the soul-jazz organ trio‚Äěthat venerable,...
Sonia Dada

Sonia Dada

Sonia Dada is a Chicago-based rock/soul/rhythm and blues band, which tours with anywhere from six to eight members. The band formed in 1990, when founding member Daniel Pritzker enlisted Michael Scott, Paris Delane, and Sam Hogan after hearing them sing in a subway...
Schleigho

Schleigho

Schleigho has been a nationally touring jazz-fusion band since the early 1990’s and have released 5 Cd’s, playing regularly at clubs and theaters up and down the east-coast, mid- west and west coast over the mid ’90’s and early 2000’s....
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...
Ratdog

Ratdog

“It started out with Rob Wasserman and me as a duo and we played that way for six or eight years, and then one day I was working on a project and we needed a drummer. And Rob said, ‘I know this drummer that I met last night and he was pretty good. You want...
Original P

Original P

The Original P is an American funk band formed in 1998 by four founding members of Parliament-Funkadelic, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, Ray Davis and Grady Thomas. All four have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Band members include: Ben Powers Jr.,...
Percy Hill

Percy Hill

Founded at the University of New Hampshire in Durham in 1993, Percy Hill originally consisted of guitarists Tom Powley and Joe Farrell, keyboardist Nate Wilson, drummer Tim Leavy, percussionist Zack Wilson and bassist Jeremy Hill. Powley and Farrell tackled most of...
Merl Saunders

Merl Saunders

Born in San Mateo, California, Saunders attended Polytechnic High School. In his first bands that played in San Francisco during high school was singer Johnny Mathis. He served in the Air Force from 1953 to 1957. He worked as musical director of the Billy Williams...
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...
Les Claypool and the Rat Brigade

Les Claypool and the Rat Brigade

The Supergroup took the stage in 2000 as a collaboration between members of RatDog and Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade. The Group consisted of Les Claypool, drummer Jay Lane, keyboardist Jeff Chimenti; with guest appearances by saxophonist Kenny Brooks and Bob...
John Scofield Band

John Scofield Band

John Scofield’s guitar work has influenced jazz since the late 70’s and is going strong today. Possessor of a very distinctive sound and stylistic diversity, Scofield is a masterful jazz improviser whose music generally falls somewhere between post-bop,...
Joules Graves

Joules Graves

Joules Graves was born on the move! She was born in Missouri, then was an ‘army brat’ in Europe, and then went to school in the Chicago area. At age 18 she hitchhiked across the country (NOT RECOMMENDED!), eventually to set her roots in the Northwest. She...
Harlem Gospel Choir

Harlem Gospel Choir

Performing contemporary gospel with a touch of jazz and blues, The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir is synonymous with power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy. For over two decades they have been America’s premier gospel choir and have toured the...
Gordon Stone Trio

Gordon Stone Trio

Seven Days’ “Best Instrumentalist 2009” and Emmy Award winner Gordon Stone. The music that comes from Gordon Stone’s imagination is simply uplifting. He and his Vermont-based, world-traveling band, combine bluegrass and jazz with African, world...
Gibb Droll

Gibb Droll

Quiet and softspoken, the introverted Gibb Droll is transformed into someone quite different once you put a guitar into his hands. The pure unscripted performances that have shaped his career have given him mainstream success without compromising his trademark sound...
David Grisman Quintet

David Grisman Quintet

Founded in 1990 by mandolinist, composer, bandleader and producer extraordinaire David Grisman, Acoustic Disc is an independent record label dedicated to the preservation and integrity of acoustic music, musicians and instruments. Varied releases cover acoustic music...
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...
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...