Vibes 2011 – Thursday, 8:30 p.m.

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I have to say, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk was a blast. I didn’t get to see the band from back  in the press tent, but they sounded phenomenal. I’ve always shied away from all things Neville because I’m not a fan of Aaron Neville’s voice, but that was rectified a couple of years ago when The […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Thursday, 9:30 p.m.

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The Vibes has officially started. Sure, there was music on the Main Stage and the Green Vibes Stage since early in the afternoon and the sets I caught from The Infamous Stringdusters and Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk were great. But the festival doesn’t really get going until Dark Star Orchestra hits the stage. The Grateful Dead […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Thursday, 6:30 p.m.

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Once again, Bridgeport’s WPKN-FM 89.5 is broadcasting live music from the Vibes. I talked to a woman at the station’s tent and she said they will air all of the Main Stage performances during the day and from the Green Vibes Stage at night. Apparently, the event headliners aren’t too keen on having their shows […] [Read More]
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Vibes 2011 – Thursday, 5:45 p.m.

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Though us less-than svelte people usually stay home in air-conditioned splendor on days like this, it’s actually not too bad here at Seaside Park. The occasional breeze off Long Island Sound helps a lot. The campers have arrived and are slowly making their way to the main staging area, where they are being treated to […] [Read More]
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This Warrants some attention

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When I interviewed Motley Crue singer Vince Neil for the story in Thursday’s Go section, I asked him about any rivalries between other bands of the hair-metal era. He claimed that he never worried about what the other bands were doing and that the rivalries were basically just an invention of the media. “It’s never […] [Read More]
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2 Live Nation shows going on sale

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Live Nation has tickets for two concerts going on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Blink 182, My Chemical Romance and Manchester Orchestra will be at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Aug. 14 with tickets $69 general admission pit, $31-$69 reserved and $26 lawn. Volbeat, Cold and Anchored will be at the Dome at Oakdale […] [Read More]
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Kid Cudi coming to Bridgeport

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Kid Cudi will perform at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport on July 24, with special guest Chip Tha Rapper. Tickets are $39.50-$49.50 and are on sale now at the box office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.) or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. July 24 also is the last day […] [Read More]
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Kings of Leon coming to Hartford

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Kings of Leon will perform at the Comcast Theatre in Hartford on Saturday, Aug. 13, with Band of Horses opening. Tickets ($60 pit, $30-$60 reserved, $26 lawn) go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or through www.LiveNation.com. [Read More]
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