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,...
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....
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...
Zox

Zox

Spencer Swain (violin), Eli Miller (vocals/guitar), John Zox (drums), Dan Edinberg (bass) From the beginning, Zox has managed to build cohesion out of contrast. You need look no further than the band’s twin frontmen to find these not-so-subtle differences: one...
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...
Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers

Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers

My name is Stephen Kellogg. I’m thirty-six years old. I say that I’m from Northampton, MA because that’s where I got my start, though now I live in Southern Connecticut. I’ve spent the better part of the last ten years on the road or in the...
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...
RAQ

RAQ

Self-described as high performance rock n roll, RAQ has been touring as a four piece band for over a decade now. Their unique sound featuring complex song structure and quirky-yet-accessible lyrics has their older fans wishing the band was still full time and the...
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...
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...
New Deal

New Deal

theNEWDEAL first began in Toronto in 1999, and came up through the American Jam scene in the decade that followed. Since the theNEWDEAL’s beginning, it has been hard to categorize this band, which shows in the wide range of artists that they have played with...
Ominous Seapods

Ominous Seapods

Meeting in the late ’80s while attending college in Plattsburgh, New York, the members of the neo-jam band Ominous Seapods soon found themselves at the head of a grass roots following fueled by their more than 200 live appearances each year. Just as...
Medeski, Martin and Wood

Medeski, Martin and Wood

Wide open: That’s the phrase John Medeski uses to describe his bandmates’ musical sensibilities, the attitude he seeks in himself, and the spirit of musical adventure that Medeski Martin & Wood have pursued for two decades. The trio’s amalgam of...
John Scofield

John Scofield

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,...
Juggling Suns

Juggling Suns

Once referred to as one of the Jam Scene’s “Best Kept Secrets” by Relix magazine, Juggling Suns have been abducting fans from New Jersey to Japan since 1997. Their roots lie in the diverse musical styles of old school psychedelia, jazz, bluegrass,...
Jonah Smith

Jonah Smith

“You’re the real deal. You can play, you can sing you are terrific” Howard Stern “One of the most important voices in modern soul music” La Vanguardia, Spain Jonah Smith is that rare musician with the range to write a big rock song or a...
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...
Jazz Mandolin Project

Jazz Mandolin Project

How Much Land Does a Man Need? That is a great question, and one that The Jazz Mandolin Project is posing to audiences now in an exciting new chapter of its already illustrious career. This timely performance is a unique combination of literature, video and live...
Depth Quartet

Depth Quartet

There arose a want, or perhaps a need that fate would instill in four seasoned musicians. While each had had many respective successes in their careers, the need remained for something more. The need was for a playground a place where they could each be the gifted...
Del McCoury Band

Del McCoury Band

Vince Gill says it simply, and maybe best: “I’d rather hear Del McCoury sing Are You Teasing Me’ than just about anything.” For fifty years, Del’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans-count Gill among them-as well...
Chuch

Chuch

To get together and do it like it’s your last day to do it.” This is how one should “Chuch it up,” describes Matt Hayes, who plays pedal steel, lap steel and dobro and sings for the Burlington, Vermont-based band Chuch. Hayes, along with the...
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...
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...