News release from Gathering of the Vibes: The Gathering of the Vibes and the City of Bridgeport have confirmed an agreement to hold the annual music, camping, and arts festival at Seaside Park for five more years, through 2017. The 18th Gathering of the Vibes will return to the shores of the Long Island Sound [...]
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December 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
December 18th, 2012 · 11 Comments · News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Concert promoter Ken Hays returns to Seaside Park this July, but he’s going to pay. The City Council approved a new contract Monday allowing Hays to stage his Gathering of the Vibes music festival for another five years. But in return his rent is increasing and the Vibes–not taxpayers–will shoulder [...]
December 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · City Budget, City Council, Cops, News and Events
CT Post reporter Brian Lockhart chronicles the police overtime bonanza from Gathering of the Vibes, the annual hippie-fest salute to the Grateful Dead staged at Seaside Park. Despite claims from the mayor’s office, the annual Gathering of the Vibes music festival has been an overtime payday for the city police at taxpayers’ expense.
November 25th, 2012 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: The University of Bridgeport banners lining Park Avenue at the seaside campus read: “A World of Opportunities.” For Democratic Mayor Bill Finch, UB’s 56 acres, 4,877 students and 900 employees might as well be a world away, not in the city’s South End.
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July 23rd, 2012 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Where else can you enjoy a music festival like this? Seaside Park, P.T. Barnum’s waterfront gift to the city, is a jewel of a venue hosting the Gathering of the Vibes that has attracted tens of thousands throughout the years and showcases the state’s largest city as an emerging cultural arts and music destination. Will [...]
July 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events
The Gathering of the Vibes has touched down in the state’s largest city. The Vibes is offering discounted tickets for city residents and city employees. A three-day pass is just $75. Sunday is just $20. Check out www.govibes.com.
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July 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Gathering of the Vibes: Sunday is “Family Day” at the Vibes Celebrating CT Residents, Vets & Active Military. Kids 15 & Under are Free; Connecticut Residents, Veterans & Active Military Receive Half Price Tickets ($20). Gathering of the Vibes’ School of Rock Teen Vibes Stage Returns July 19-22, 2012 Sunday is “Family Day” at [...]