Gathering of the Vibes Announces Festival Lineup

Gathering of the Vibes, a four day music, arts and camping festival, will celebrate its 18th year with some serious music this summer. Vibes today announces a lineup with headliners that include: Phil Lesh and Friends featuring Jon Scofield, John Medeski, Joe Russo and John Kadlecik, The Black Crowes, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Roots, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Dark Star OrchestraJohn Butler Trio, the funky METERS, Railroad Earth, John Scofield, Fishbone, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Ryan Montbleau Band, Deep Banana Blackout, plus many more talented musicians and more artist announcements still to come. The festival will also feature late-night DJ sets from James Murphy and Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza as well as a Silent Disco.


Gathering of the Vibes has called Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT home for the past nine years and has become one of the leading music festivals in the Northeast. With roots inspired from the Grateful Dead era, Gathering of the Vibes continues to spread music, peace, and love to concert-goers year after year.

“Our 2013 lineup is a result of sorting through thousands of comments and surveys responses; we hope to deliver an experience that keeps our core fans happy while remaining diverse and current,” commented Ken Hays, festival founder. “It’s a model and approach that works for us.”

Tickets are still available at a discounted price for Way Advance Weekend Camping Passes, as well as Single Day, VIP, Kids and RV camping. Weekend, VIP and Kids Passes include the four days of music and three nights of camping from Thursday morning, July 25th until Sunday night, July 28th. For those who wish to get a head start for the weekend, there is a $20 Thursday Early-Entry Parking Fee if you plan on arriving on Thursday before midnight.

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