Festivals

Gathering of the Vibes 2007 Finalizes Artist Lineup & Schedule

Gathering of the Vibes 2007 has finalized the lineup for the 12th  Annual Music, Camping and Arts Festival, taking place August 9-12 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT.  The diverse genres of musicians and bands performing on four stages include Legendary Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir and Ratdog, five time Grammy Award Winner Buddy Guy, Latin Rockers Los Lobos, New Orleans based Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bass Virtuoso Les Claypool, Roots Reggae Favorites, The Wailers,  Southern rock

THE DISCO BISCUITS' CAMP BISCO 6

The Disco Biscuits have announced Camp Bisco 6 - the sixth year of the band's always-anticipated annual music festival.  Reputed for each year offering music's most cutting edge and experimental innovators, Camp Bisco 6 will host three nights of music and camping at the Indian Lookout Country Club in upstate New York.

Grateful Garcia Gathering in August!

The "Grateful Garcia Gathering" will be returning back to the natural surroundings of "Camp NCN" on August 2nd through the 5th 2007, in beautiful Black River Falls Wisconsin. This annual mellow gathering will be our 7th in a celebration of Jerry Garcia's 65th Birthday, plus the 12th Anniversary of Jerry's untimely passing. This is going to be a very deeply humble and special time for camping and gathering with friends of old and new!

Jam on the River - Day 2

After another day of great music and great weather, the rain attacked STS9 and once again stopped the headliner's set a little early. Overall, it was a beautiful day of music and dancing on the river. This festival is quietly one of the best small festivals that I have attended in a long while. The food was affordable and delicious. There was variety and quality, even using Philadelphia's own Amoroso rolls for sandwiches. Yum! In addition, the vendors were diverse and special as well.

Jam on the River – Day 1

It was a beautiful day for most of festival until the headliner; the Disco Biscuits came on only to play two songs before the monsoon like conditions canceled the show. It was disappointing for the hometown band because they came out on fire. Earlier, people walked through the large vending area, sat in the fountains, and enjoyed the gorgeous view of the Delaware River as boats sailed by all day. Here's a run down on each band that played.

10KLF Adds The String Cheese Incident, Trey Anastasio Cancels

The 10,000 Lakes Festival (10KLF) announces the addition of The String Cheese Incident to the lineup, confirming a Minnesota performance on their summer tour. The Colorado-based group has spent more than a decade making innovative, genre-defying music and will perform two sets at the 10,000 Lakes Festival Friday, July 20 on the Main Stage.

"The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to be returning to 10KLF for the third time and are looking forward to performing in the North Woods once again," says SCI manager Mike Luba.

The Bands of 10,000 Lakes 2006, Part 2

In our looking back at last year's 10,000 Lakes Festival in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, we turn to Day Two of the four-day event.

Gathering of the Vibes 2007 Coming Soon!

Continuing its tradition as the Northeast's premier summer music and camping festival, The 12th Annual Gathering of the Vibes taking place August 9th through August 12th at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT—is proud to announce additional artists to supplement its already diverse line-up.  New additions include former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart with The Mickey Hart Band; bass virtuoso Les Claypool; funk legends Geo

Wakarusa Kicks Off First Annual Sustainability Symposium

The 2007 Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival will partner with Zephyr Energy, a program of the non-profit Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and New Belgium Brewing Company to offer a Sustainability Symposium, the goal of which is to bring environmental issues into mainstream discussion.  This year's Festival will take place June 7 – 10 at Clinton Lake State Park outside Lawrence.

Wakarusa 2007: Festival to Feature over 100 Top Acts

In little more than one month, the grasslands of northeastern Kansas will be filled with the sounds of electric music and fun-loving party goers. While organizers put the finishing touches on the 2007 Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, set for June 7-10 at Clinton State Park in Lawrence, Kan., music lovers from across the country are planning their trips to the Midwest.