Gathering Of The Vibes 2008

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Gathering of the Vibes, the northeast's premier event for Funk, Jam Bands, Rock, Roots and Acoustic music, is back in 2008 for its 13th year. Be one of the 30 artists to perform at this annual weekend festival that attracts more than 20,000 people.

This year’s lineup includes: Phil Lesh and Friends, The Neville Brothers, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschy, Soul Stew Revival, Sam Bush Band, Dark Star Orchestra, Porter Batiste, Stoltz, Zappa Plays Zappa, Jackie Greene Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Deep Banana Blackout, Assembly of Dust, Donna Jean, The Tricksters, Strangefolk, Ryan Montbleau Band, King For a Day, and The Alternate Routes.

Artists that have performed at previous Vibes include: Bob Weir and Ratdog, Phil Lesh and Friends, The Rhythm Devils, Los Lobos, Burning Spear, Buddy Guy, Deep Banana Blackout, James Brown, The Allman Brothers Band. Gov’t Mule, moe, and many more.

For the 4th time in it’s history, Vibes will be returning to Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT on July 31 - August 3rd, 2008 - home of Vibes 1999, 2000 and 2007. Nestled in scenic Bridgeport, Connecticut with 370 acres of lush lawns, shady glades and sports fields rolling toward Long Island Sound, Seaside Park is a venue without peer on the Eastern Seaboard.

Gathering of the Vibes will have car-side camping, flush toilets, showers, playgrounds, Kids Corner and Teen Scene, an on-site art gallery, mist tents, craft and food vending, a skate park, and over a mile of pristine beach within a short walk - an ideal space for this highly anticipated 'family reunion.'

Please note: Some degree of festival experience (with references) is required. You will be prompted for this information during the submission process.