[Recap] 20th Gathering of the Vibes 2015
Aug20

[Recap] 20th Gathering of the Vibes 2015

There were so many things about this year’s Gathering of the Vibes that made it special. For starters, the festival turned 20 celebrating two decades of peace, love and music. Founder Ken Hays noted that he would have never dreamed his vision of a musical gathering would have made it this far. Read more of my interview with him, here. Milestones were a big theme this year as it took place shortly after the Grateful Dead’s 50th...

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[RECAP] This Weekend Was Beyond Peachy! On Montage Mountain
Aug19

[RECAP] This Weekend Was Beyond Peachy! On Montage Mountain

Images by Steven Philips // Writing by Alexis Sanfiorenzo We headed back up to Montage Mountain for the second time this summer to welcome the annual return of Peach Fest this past weekend. We were overjoyed to see that the damage done to the mountain and water park a few weeks ago by Camp Bisco was diminished and back to normal again! Hopefully Peach didn’t leave the mountain as disastrous, for water park season pass...

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First Liberation Music and Arts Festival 2015
Aug03

First Liberation Music and Arts Festival 2015

Photos by Steven Philips, Story by Sara Agnew As soon as I got to Liberation Music & Arts Festival, I knew I was in a special place. Greeted by smiling (and familiar) faces, each festival attendee was encouraged to pick a quartz crystal from a small basket of gems. After getting our wristbands, we made our way along the windy wooded paths of Sandy Valley Campground, a peaceful retreat away from every day life. The campground is...

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[Recap] Live From The Lot – An Ardmore Music Hall Festival – 7/19/15
Jul29

[Recap] Live From The Lot – An Ardmore Music Hall Festival – 7/19/15

Photography by Steven Philips, Story by Kathleen Orlando This summer was the first ever Live From the Lot show at the Ardmore Music Hall, and it certainly did not disappoint. The concert featured local food and craft vendors, and showcased local music talent in between sets from American Babies, Pink Talking Fish, Bustle in Your Hedgerow, and the legendary Dr. John and the Nite Trippers. American Babies, originally a side-project of...

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20th Gathering Of The Vibes Preview & Interview with Founder Ken Hays!
Jul29

20th Gathering Of The Vibes Preview & Interview with Founder Ken Hays!

By Kelsey Levenick and Steven Philips Paradise waits, just one day ’til gates. Then it’s four days of great music, camping, and being with friends in Seaside Part, Bridgeport, CT.  One of the best main stage concert fields in the country. The second stage (Green Vibes) is right on the water, and hosts sets all day and most of the night. Spectacular sunrises are the norm here. There’s the School of Rock stage, the...

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