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The Zen Tricksters

Kicking off Vibes 2004 in old school fashion, Friday at 4PM The Zen Tricksters will take the stage. From Deadhead Heaven to the amazing experience at Croton Point Park, up to Plattsburgh and onto Bridgeport, up to the Greig Farm in Red Hook & and finally to the Indian Lookout Country Club, what a long strange trip The Tricksters and VibeTribe have all traveled together.

Strangefolk

Following The Tricksters, will be a bunch of talented guys who have been with us from the start. This year, featuring Russ Lawton on drums, it wouldn't be the Vibes without our friends, Strangefolk!

Dark Star Orchestra

And to close out the main stage on Friday night with a 4 hour performance, please welcome Dark Star Orchestra. If you haven't seen DSO before, I mean really tuned-in and absorbed what they've got happening on stage, you need to. They'll be performing one entire Dead show, from start to finish. An old school Grateful Dead performance done like no other. Welcome guys!

Late Night Stage 1-3AM

The Assembly of Dust

After the main stage music closes down for the night, we'll fire up the Late Night Stage for a couple hours. Reid Genauer & The Assembly of Dust will kick off the Late Night Stage keeping everyone's Mojo riding high.

Scarecrow Collection

Scarecrow Collection, an up-and-coming, 5 piece jam-rock band will close out the Late Night Stage. There's a buzz about these guys, so be sure to check them out!

Michael DiMartino

If being part of a tribal drum circle is more your thing, Michael DeMartino and his World Beat Ensemble will launch the late night, early morning drum circle located at the far side of the concert field. Bring your instruments and let it all hang out!

Saturday July 17th

Bomb Squad

After you all get a good night sleep, wake up to some hot coffee, maybe even a hot shower, make sure you're down on the concert field by 11 because The Bomb Squad's going to jumpstart Saturday's festivities. The funky, high energy sounds of Jen Durkin & Friends is the perfect way to stretch out, get that blood pumping and ready for an amazing day at Vibes 2004!

Martin Sexton

Next up, Mr. Martin Sexton. What can you say, other than this guys been blowing people's minds for years. He's an absolutely amazing performer and we're psyched to be welcoming him to his first Gathering of the Vibes.

The Assembly of Dust

Following Martin Sexton, if you didn't catch Reid on the Late Night Stage, here's an opportunity to check out a full set with The Assembly of Dust. These guys are getting stronger, tighter and more inspiring with each performance.

Steve Kimock Band

As the sun begins to set Saturday evening, we're pleased to welcome once again to the Vibes stage the Steve Kimock Band. Steve is no stranger to the VibeTribe and his guitar work, backed by an outstanding group of musicians, will once again leave you spellbound.

Masters of Funk Session:

Featuring Deep Banana Blackout, George Porter, Jr., Melvin Sparks, Rob Wasserman, Fred Wesley

As nightfall takes hold, the time has come for an unprecedented Saturday night, Gathering of the Vibes event - a 4 hour Funk Session, paying tribute to the true Funk Masters of the World. The Masters of Funk Session will feature Parliament Funkadelic Hall of Famers Fuzzy Haskins, Ray David, & Grady Thomas as well as Mr. Fred Wesley (James Brown). Holding down the bass-line are the hugely talented George Porter, Jr. and Rob Wasserman. Throw Deep Banana Blackout into the mix coupled with Melvin Sparks and special guests throughout the evening, and you've got a good idea what the night has in store for you!

Late Night Stage 1-3AM

U-Melt

Time to fire-up the 2nd stage again! U-Melt or The Unbelievable Meltdown is another group of up-and-coming talented musicians you're going to be psyced to see.

Psychedelic Breakfast

To close out the Late Night Stage, our friends

The Breakfast, will keep rocking till 3 in the morning.

Sunday July 18th

Rafter Bats

So it's Sunday morning, maybe feeling a little worn around the edges. This is the perfect time to get a little bluegrass in you. Scott, Randy, Dave, Brian & MD will get you back in the groove, and feelin good!

The Slip

Next up is The Slip, whose music is at once gentle, soulful, and body shaking. It navigates through many emotions and, when all sails are up, rides the wind of inspiration gracefully and convincingly. From dirty syncopated dance beats to tender Americana lullabies, The Slip enables a journey for listener.

The Radiators

"All the way from New Orleans, Louisiana to be with us today, VibeTribe, please give a warm, Gathering of the Vibes welcome to the Radiators!" You heard it a couple years ago at beautiful Seaside Park in Bridgeport, when the Rad's took us all to another level. We look forward to you taking us there again. Welcome back guys!

And to close out the Main Stage at Vibes 2004, we've got a couple ideas in mind, but no band that we can announce just yet. Nope, it's not going to be The Dead, Phish or even The Rolling Stones (although Mick & Keith have a studio in Mariaville, so I'm told...not!) Hang tight folks, stay in touch and I hope you will join us and be part of an amazing weekend of great tunes, best friends & incredible community.

Tickets for Gathering of the Vibes 2004 go on sale Monday, May 17th and will be available through SCI Ticketing, Strawberries Music Outlets and mail order through GDTS TOO. All tickets will include car-side camping, although you are free to stay in a hotel if that is your preference.

Gathering of the Vibes is an all ages event. Kids 12 and under, who are accompanied by a parent or guardian, are admitted free! If your child is close to the age of 12, please bring proper age verification (i.e. birth certificate.) A parent or guardian must accompany people under the age of 16.

Tickets are general admission. There are no preassigned seats. Gates will open on Friday, July 16th at Sunrise.

Pricing

$80 Way Advance Price: A limited number of these tickets will be available on Monday, May 17th, and we expect this allotment to sell out quickly.

$85 Advance Price: Available through Wednesday, July 14th

There is a limit of 8 tickets per order.

There will be a $4.50 service fee per ticket for all orders place through SCI Ticketing. Tickets purchased through outlets will carry a $4.25 service charge. If you purchase using mail order through GDTS TOO, there will be a $3.00 service charge.

There are currently 4 methods to purchase tickets

1. Order Online: The easiest way to buy tickets is to order online. It's safe and secure and we will never sell or show your info to anyone.

2. Phone Orders: Our friends at SCI Ticketing will be handling our ticket sales and you can order over the phone using a major credit card. Their number is 303.544.5875.

3. Mail Order: Please visit our GDTS TOO mail order page for instructions on how to order by mail using a USPS or Western Union money order (sorry, no personal checks!) Orders by mail must be postmarked no later 6/30/2004 in order to be processed.

4. Ticket Outlets: There are many ticket outlets accessible throughout the northeast where you can purchase tickets in person using cash. Please visit our ticket outlet page for locations near you.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:

Ticket Order Turnaround Time

All orders made prior to Wednesday, June 30th will be shipped out on Friday July 2nd via UPS. All tickets purchased after that time will be shipped within 3 days of purchase.

Ticket Quantity Limit

There is an 8 ticket limit per person for all orders.

Service Charges

There will be a $4.50 service fee per ticket for all orders place through SCI Ticketing. Tickets purchased through outlets will carry a $4.25 service charge. If you purchase using mail order through GDTS TOO, there will be a $3.00 service charge.

Shipping Charges and Shipping Information

All orders place through SCI Ticketing will be shipped via UPS 2nd Day Service, starting Friday, July 2nd, and will require a signature upon delivery. There will be a $6.95 shipping fee per order to cover costs. We cannot deliver to USPO Boxes. You must use a street address for your delivery. Delivery times are during business hours, so please remember to give us the street address where you will be before the hours of 9:00AM and 5:00PM on Tuesday, July 6th (or two - three days after you order if you are ordering anytime after Wenesday, June 30th). Please have your tickets delivered to a work address if possible!

Parking Fees

Parking fees are incorporated into the ticket price. There is, however, a $60 fee per each large vehicle over 20’, which you may purchase at the gate when you arrive at Gathering of the Vibes.

Payment Methods

SCI Ticketing accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover for all phone and internet orders. To order via mail through GDTS TOO, you must send a USPS or Western Union money order ONLY! Please see the Mail Order instructions, above, for further information. Ticket outlets accept cash only and not credit cards.

Online Security

Ordering online is secure and safe. We would never sell your names or info to anyone. Please be on the look out for e-mail confirmation of your order! If you do not receive the confirmation e-mail, your order has not gone through properly.

Refunds

Gathering of the Vibes is scheduled rain or shine; the ticket purchaser/user bears all risks of inclement weather. This is an all weather event. Times, artists and programs are subject to change. We will only honor refunds for events that are canceled. Tickets that are lost or stolen cannot be replaced.

Where Can I meet my friends to get them their tickets?

You must have your own ticket, in hand, in order to enter the venue for Vibes 2004. Please do not make plans to meet your friends outside the show to give them their ticket! There is no parking lot, box office or any other landmarks outside of the gates. Please - either send your friends their tickets via mail or make plans to meet your friends in advance of the festival (try a rest stop on the highway?).

Questions About Your Order?

If you do not receive your tickets by Thursday, July 8th or you have any questions about your order, please call SCI Ticketing at 303.544.5875. For questions that aren't answered, please feel free to call us at 800.677.8650.

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Looks like Terrapin's Finacial problems over the past year has taken its toll, this fest is seriously scaled down compared to the 2 night PLQ headline at GOTV 2002, that said I still might go.

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Ya I loved ILCC, every biker I met was solid gold, though some didn't have it so good. It's a shame the good people at TP are having so many problems while corporate-whores like Superfly are rolling in the cash. I want to go, though I feel the ticket price (as always) is to high, and I guess they won't be doing the day pass system this year....I'm just glad The Vibes didn't die, it wasn't looking good all winter.

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