Gathering of the Vibes Festival

concert-336695_1280It’s a jam band convention!  Well, mostly jam band.  Some of the biggest names in the jam band genre are convening together this summer for the 20th anniversary of the Gathering of the Vibes.  This is a four day, multi-stage festival in Bridgeport, CT.  The festival will take place July 30 – Aug. 2.  The big headliners of the festival include Wilco, String Cheese Incident and Weezer.  Some of the other notable acts include Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Gregg Allman, Dark Star Orchestra and Tedeschi Truck Band.  Of special note, Billy & The Kids will be featured during the festival, which is the new band and project of Bill Kruetzmann, Grateful Dead drummer.

The full line up can be seen below.  There are more acts being added.  Fans can also more than likely look forward to a Grateful Dead tribune as this is the 50th anniversary of the band’s start.

Gathering of the Vibes Festival line up:
String Cheese Incident
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Gregg Allman
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Billy & The Kids
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
The World
Greensky Bluegrass
Zappa Plays Zappa
Dark Star Orchestra
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Deep Banana Blackout
The Gaslight Anthem
Kung Fu
The Nth Power
Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band
New Riders of the Purple Sage
Moon Hooch

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