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...
Third World

Third World

Third World started when keyboard player Michael “Ibo” Cooper and guitarist (and cellist) Stephen “Cat” Coore (son of former Deputy Prime Minister David Coore), who had originally played in The Alley Cats then Inner Circle, subsequently left to...
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...
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...
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,...
Steve Kimock

Steve Kimock

Combining Steve Kimock, one of the leading improvisational guitarists around, with Bernie Worrell, co-founding keyboardist of Parliament/Funkadelic (and a performer with Talking Heads) delivers synergistic funky music, along with inspiring soulful sounds. Steve Kimock...
Reid Genauer

Reid Genauer

Reid Genauer is best known as a singer and songwriter. In that capacity he first hit the national stage fronting the band Strangefolk in the mid nineties. Since then he has gone on to cement his reputation as a prolific songsmith and band leader, fronting a second...
Rafter Bats

Rafter Bats

The Rafter Bats were a five-piece band based in Southern Connecticut. Using the traditional sounds of bluegrass as a foundation, they drew on their diverse musical backgrounds to create a truly unique sound of their own. Whether playing to a crowd of thousands or to 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....
NRBQ

NRBQ

NRBQ is an American rock band founded in 1967. It is known for its live performances, containing a high degree of spontaneity and levity, and blending rock, pop, jazz, blues and Tin Pan Alley styles. Its best known line-up is the 1974_1994 quartet of pianist Terry...
Lucy Chapin

Lucy Chapin

Since she started playing out in bars at the age of 13, Lucy has toured the country playing music–from busking in the streets of New Orleans to securing coveted festival slots. Upon moving to Brooklyn in 2006, Lucy teamed up with the lauded multi-...
MoFro

MoFro

The early days of Mofro can be traced back to the mid-nineties when John “JJ” Grey and Daryl Hance signed with a United Kingdom label and played shows in Europe as Mofro Magic. Grey and Hance met in their hometown of Jacksonville, Florida while working for...
Lightnin’ Wells

Lightnin’ Wells

Mike “Lightnin'” Wells breathes new life into the vintage tunes of the 1920s and depression era America employing various appropriate stringed instruments in a dynamic style which he has developed in over thirty years of performing experience. Raised in...
John Mooney

John Mooney

Throughout the years John Mooney has developed one of the most distinctive and easily identifiable guitar and vocal signatures of anyone alive today. Part of the original impetus for his interest in music may have filtered down from his grandfather, a musician...
Les Claypool

Les Claypool

Leslie Edward “Les” Claypool (born September 29, 1963 in Richmond, California, U.S.) is a singer, lyricist, bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, best known for his work with the alternative rock band Primus. Claypool’s mastery of the...
Lake Trout

Lake Trout

Throughout the course of their 12-year existence, Lake Trout has consistently defied genres within the music industry. The Baltimore five-piece has displayed a unique, multi-dimensional blend of rock, creating ambient soundscapes over ferocious rhythms that channel...
Jess Klein

Jess Klein

Jess Klein says of her new album Learning Faith. “It’s edgy and brutal, but it was inspired by a genuine love for this world.” Over a career that spans more than a decade and a half and has won her a devoted worldwide fan base, Klein, who possesses...
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...
Deni Bonet

Deni Bonet

Imagine your favorite singer-songwriter, with a violin and a better sense of humor. You’ve just described Deni Bonet. Not every classically-trained musician plays the violin like an air guitar! Deni Bonet is a college radio favorite who’s performed with...
Andrew Gromiller

Andrew Gromiller

“Andrew Gromiller and the Organically Grown” is a Vocal and Horn Powered / Rhythm & Blues / Funk & Soul Band, guaranteed to bring any event or dance party to a serious boogie!! It is enchanting to hear Andrew’s soulful voice surrounded by...
Aaron Katz Band

Aaron Katz Band

Aaron Katz was born into a family of actors and musicians. By age three Aaron was playing drum-set and piano. While attending Worcester Academy prep school Aaron was asked to perform with the W.P.I college stage band as first seat drummer . The group toured Europe in...
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...