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  • 20th Anniversary Gathering Of The Vibes United Diverse Tribes, Stellar Talent

    Warren Haynes triple-dipped at this year's 20th Anniversary Gathering of the Vibes, sitting in during Grateful Dead co-founder Bill Kreutzmann's Saturday afternoon set, then playing a full set with his rootsy pals from Railroad Earth, then leading a late night jam with the Seaside All-Stars (pictured) super group featuring George Porter Jr, Branford Marsalis, Jackie Greene, Joe Russo, and Marco Benevento.

  • Concert Preview: Gathering Of The Vibes Continues Drawing Top Jam Band Talent To Bridgeport 20 Years On

    BRIDGEPORT — Two decades ago Connecticut entrepreneur and self-avowed Deadhead Ken Hays decided to mount a concert commemorating the passing of legendary Grateful Dead co-founder Jerry Garcia. He may never have conceived the musical celebration would become an annual tradition, never mind a four-day, jam-packed home state festival destination for the world's best musicians - and tens of thousands of fans.

  • Fair Weather Helped Thousands Groove At This Year’s Gathering Of The Vibes

    Grateful Dead co-founder Phil Lesh and his band thrilled audiences Friday and Saturday nights at the Gathering of the Vibes. Phil & Friends played more than six hours of Dead material, with a heavy sampling from the band’s early psychedelic era.

  • Free Peace, Love & Music At Vibes Sunday For Newtown Residents

    Newtown residents and anyone attending The Great Newtown Reunion have been invited to attend the Sunday performances of this year’s Gathering of the Vibes festival free of charge.