Gathering of the Vibes 2008
We close out the news today with one final festival story. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday March 11 for the Gathering of the Vibes, which will return to Bridgeport, CTs Seaside Park from July 31-August 3. The festival, which does a fine job of remaining true to its roots while building on its traditions, will feature appearances from Phil Lesh and Friends, Sam Bush Band, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi’s Soul Stew Revival, The Neville Brothers, Porter Batiste Stoltz, Assembly of Dust, Dark Star Orchestra, Deep Banana Blackout, Donna Jean & The Tricksters, Jackie Greene Band, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Strangefolk, Ryan Montbleau Band and Zappa Plays Zappa. The Gathering of the Vibes began in 1996 at SUNY Purchase as a memorial event for Jerry Garcia originally titled Deadhead Heaven – A Gathering of the Tribe.