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Gathering of the Vibes

Band's Fans Just Won't Quit

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The Gathering of the Vibes festival raises some challenging aesthetic questions: Among them, is it possible for a 1960s vete...

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.