Festival organizers AC Entertainment, producer of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Big Ears Festival, and Vegoose, announced today MoogFest 2010, a three-day festival celebrating the innovative vision of sonic pioneer, Robert Moog.
MoogFest 2010 will be held Halloween weekend, October 29-31, in Asheville, NC. Yes – you can come dressed as your favorite Moog player!
Confirmed artists Massive Attack, MGMT, and Thievery Corporation will be joined by over 25 additional acts, performing in multiple venues throughout downtown Asheville, including the Asheville Civic Center Arena, the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, and Asheville’s renowned world-class club, the Orange Peel.
In addition to the festival’s musical offerings, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, engage with artists in panel discussions, enjoy visual art exhibitions, installations and film screenings, and explore their own musical creativity with a variety of Moog instruments.
The complete schedule of artists and events for MoogFest 2010 will be announced on July 27th. Tickets will go on sale July 30th.
‘Bob Moog changed the course of music as we know it,” says AC Entertainment’s founder, Ashley Capps. “He put new worlds of sound literally at the fingertips of musicians, unleashing a creative revolution. We’re thrilled and honored to be able to celebrate his extraordinary legacy in the place that he called home and we hope to do so for many years to come.’
Details will be posted at the MoogFest site.
So – who’s going to be there?