The 17th annual Gathering of the Vibes festival will deliver a four-day extravaganza that includes performances from over 40 bands on multiple stages located throughout the 370-acre beachfront venue. Vibes favorites Dark Star Orchestra, Zappa Plays Zappa, and Bridgeport’s own Deep Banana Blackout will return to the stage. The festival will also welcome Primus, Phil Lesh & Friends, Sound Tribe Sector 9, The Avett Brothers, Steel Pulse, and more.
Continuing its tradition of embracing new, undiscovered artists, Vibes is letting its 130,000 Facebook fans select one up-and-coming band to perform in front of 20,000+ music enthusiasts. Fans are encouraged to vote by June 1st using the Road to the Vibes App and the winner will be announced in early June.
Gathering of the Vibes is an all ages, family friendly event, offering an exclusive Family Camping area, Kids Corner, Teen Scene including interactive programing and a “School of Rock Teen Vibes Stage,” featuring musical instruction and jam sessions with Main Stage artists.