Gathering of the Vibes Festival adds to lineup

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Organizers for the annual Gathering of the Vibes have added another slate of performers for this summer’s festival lineup. Over twenty artists have been added to the lineup, which is led by headliners Furthur, Jane’s Addiction and Elvis Costello & The Imposters.Gathering of the Vibes is scheduled to take place from July 21 though 24 at Seaside Park, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Big Sam’s Funky Nation, The Mother Hips, The Infamous Stringdusters, Tea Leaf Green, Roots of Creation, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Sam Kininger Band, The Bridge, Rubblebucket, Kung Fu, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, David Gans, Waylon Speed, Lo Faber & Aaron Maxwell of God Street Wine, Caravan of Thieves, Darian Cunning Band, King for A Day, Andy the Music Man, Band Together, Nicos Gun and The Primate Fiasco have been added to perform on multiple alternating stages throughout the weekend. Grateful Dead vocalist, Donna Jean Godchaux returns to join Dark Star Orchestra as a special guest Thursday evening.

Perpetual Groove completes the “Late Night Stage Throwdown Trifecta”, joining The New Mastersounds and Big Gigantic, to keep the music going until 3:00 a.m. each morning.

And that’s not all, according to the press release issued by the festival, more bands and special guests announcements are forthcoming. The complete lineup, as of now, is available below.

“We’re extremely pleased with the way the line-up evolved this year,” said festival founder Ken Hays in a press release. “Festivals are more popular than ever, and with this cutting edge lineup, we continue to reinvent ourselves, while keeping our core base engaged. It’s the best of both worlds. There’s something for everybody at the Vibes.”

It was also announced that Woodstock’s Wavy Gravy will return as Master of Ceremonies. He’ll be share the MC role with Vibes co-founder Bob Kennedy, who will take over for the late Michael James Potashnick.

Tickets for the Gathering of the Vibes are now on sale through the festival’s official website with a price of $75 per a day for Friday and Saturday or $40 for Sunday. Weekend passes with on-site camping can be purchased for $205. A variety of VIP packages are also available

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