The countdown to MoogFest 2010, the extraordinary three-day festival that celebrates the innovative spirit of sonic pioneer Robert Moog, during Halloween weekend, Oct. 29 – 31 in downtown Asheville, NC, is officially underway! With just under three weeks to go, it’s time to start preparing your costumes! Extra treats for Moog-inspired disguises. As the, ahem, Moog-ster Mash draws near, AC Entertainment has rounded out the ultimate lineup, including many special late night performances to be held at Club 828 and the Moogaplex. It’s going to be a scream!
Friday’s MoogFest additions include Javelin, Star Mountain, Lorn and Paper Tiger, plus the MoogFest exclusive, Dan Deacon’s Ambient Analog Moog Set. Saturday welcomes Alex B, The Volt Per Octaves w/ Special Guest Bernie Worrell, Nosaj Thing, Projek Moog w/ Brian Kehew, Pnuma Trio, Strut & Friends Perform “Check Your Head”, RBTS Win, Virtual Boy and DJ Bowie. And Sunday will now feature Dark Party, Shout Out Out Out Out, Headtronics, MartyParty, Mindelixir, THUMP, Dâm-Funk DJ Set, Gramatik and Michael Menart.
In addition to the Red Bull Music Academy Moog Workshops and Panels, MoogFest has announced the addition of a fine arts component to the festival weekend. SYNTH: A Group Art Show Inspired by Bob Moog is a showcase of hand made limited-edition prints inspired by Bob Moog’s legacy. Confirmed artists and more information can be found here.