Bridgeport, CT (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Crosby, Stills & Nash has been announced as one of the headliners at this year's Gathering of the Vibes festival, July 23-26, 2009, at Seaside Park, Bridgeport, Connecticut. In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival, CSN will be joined by fellow Woodstock participants Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead, Levon Helm, former drummer and vocalist for The Band, and activist Wavy Gravy, who will serve as master of ceremonies.
CSN will perform as a part of the festival's "Family Day" lineup on Sunday, the final day of the fest that will also features performances from the Harlem Gospel Choir, John Brown's Body, Gracce Potter and the Nocturnals, and Buddy Guy. As a part of this event, children will be admitted free to the festival, when accompanied by their parents on Sunday.
"This is a great opportunity for families to get out and some spend quality time with each other in an absolutely beautiful environment," said Ken Hays, executive director of Gathering of the Vibes. "Last year, we had over 1,200 attendees under the age of 13 join us for an incredible weekend on the shores of Long Island Sound. This is a chance for parents to share some of the music that makes up the soundtrack of their lives with the next generation."
The Vibes 2009 Main Stage line-up includes: Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir & RatDog, winner Buddy Guy, funk legend George Clinton, Boston's indie-rockers State Radio and Guster, moe., drummer Levon Helm, and the Harlem Gospel Choir with more artists to be confirmed.
For more information, check them out online at gatheringofthevibes.com – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers