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Gathering of the Vibes

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Warren Haynes Examines His "Spots of Time" on New Record

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

For a musician who's spent most of his life improvising on stage and in the studio, it's quite ironic - and gloriously so I might add - that Warren Haynes' latest album was planned for nearly a decade with songs that have sort of a fixed beginning and end.

An Interview With the Magic Man Behind Gathering of the Vibes, Ken Hays

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 06.30.2016 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Gathering of the Vibes is one of the biggest music festivals of the Northeast and one of my personal favorites. I have been attending Vibes for fifteen years and have seen the ebb and flow of it.

Why Twiddle Just Might Be Your New Favorite Band

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

Twiddle is a band that I have been seeing for awhile now. The group consists of a bunch of dudes that started a band in college. They have grown and blossomed into something amazing that everyone and their mothers are talking about.

Music Genre Mashups Draw New Fans Through Crossover Appeal

David Meerman Scott | Posted 09.10.2014 | Entertainment
David Meerman Scott

It seems to me that many artists don't tap the idea of crossover. They stay comfortably in their niche and play to their established fan base. But in today's world, reaching out to new audiences has never been easier.

Electronic Dance Music and Jam Bands Tap the Same Fan Vibe

David Meerman Scott | Posted 09.26.2012 | Entertainment
David Meerman Scott

The music pumps and pulses while tens of thousands of fans all tune into the vibe, dancing, becoming one organism where the line between artist and audience blurs.

The Motherlode: A Conversation With Jessica Staveley-Taylor, Plus JP's Video Exclusive and 2012's Gathering of the Vibes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The eclectic and communal nature of Gathering of the Vibes makes it a unique event and destination. The continuing communal aspect, set forth by the fans during the Grateful Dead's heyday, is equally as important as the music itself.

Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival Moves the Grateful Dead Tribe Forward

David Meerman Scott | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
David Meerman Scott

In 1996, Ken Hays formed Gathering of the Vibes, a place for Grateful Dead fans to come together, rock out to live music by bands in the Dead's jam band tradition, and keep the spirit of Jerry Garcia alive.