Festivals

Posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 - 1:18 pm
All good things must come to an end. Right? So they say. And Sunday, July 22nd was the last of the four-day 17th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival held in Bridgeport’s lovely Seaside Park off of the Long Island Sound. The festival this year was peaceful, safe, and rowdy at the right times. All...
Posted on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 - 11:28 am
Saturday Vibes. The festival is well into full swing at this point. Rowdies who enjoyed late night shows in the wee-hours of the morning such as the Gigantic Underground Conspiracy will start to peek out of the holes at around 1PM. As much as I’m sure it was a blast, I had to save my energy for my...
Posted on Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 - 5:54 am
On Sunday, most of the city slinked out of bed with a “careless whisper” and just enough gas left in the tank for one more day. Fans flocked to the Louisville village where they could hair-the-dog at the Kentucky Bourbon tent with some Woodford Reserve and then roll over Starboard Stage where Moon...
Posted on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 - 2:24 pm
Thanks for continuing to check out our coverage of the 2012 17th Annual Gathering of the Vibes festival. Friday started off rainy. Quite the opposite from my experience last year of being the hottest I have ever been in my entire life (record breaking 100 degree temperature with all humidity?!...
Posted on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 - 6:19 am
Saturday was the day that the looming threat of rain finally hit the festival.  A strong downpour from noon to four postponed the entire day back an hour, however, it didn’t shut down the event or cancel any performances. In fact, it provided a nice cloud canopy of protection from the sun for...
Posted on Friday, July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 pm
Hello Festivarians! This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web coming at you from the 17th Annual Gathering of the Vibes Festival held for its fifth consecutive (and eight total) year at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This is festival enjoyment down to a science. Ken Hays and the production...
Posted on Friday, July 20th, 2012 - 11:38 am
The rain held off and the crowds flooded in, on Friday's kickoff to the tenth anniversary of the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Kentucky.  Down to the very last minute volunteers and staff worked diligently to place each piece of ship wreckage in its specific location for a record crowd...
Posted on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 - 6:21 pm
Back for a second straight year the Harvest Festival will feature the 2nd annual Fiddlin' and Pickin' Contest! Categories include mandolin, fiddle, banjo and flatpicking; winners receive a cash prize and gift basket. Submissions are available online in advance and will also be accepted up to 15...
Posted on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 - 4:32 pm
The 38th Annual Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days Festival will be held September 19-22, 2012 at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Brown County, Indiana.  The 4-day event includes a stellar line-up of over 25 bluegrass bands, instrument and vocal...
Posted on Thursday, July 19th, 2012 - 1:12 pm
MAN IT IS HOT. SUMMER IS SOOOOOO HOT. We can't wait for the cool breeze of September. We can't wait for POP. Here are some more flashy names to add to the list of super high calibre artists playing the festival.We are very happy to announce that the special David Byrne & St. Vincent tour will...