Moogfest is the annual event that honors the remarkable vision of Robert Moog and his amazing musical inventions that changed the course of music. Moogfest is a 3-day, multi-venue event held in Asheville, NC – the place Bob Moog called home for the last 30 years of his life. The 2011 festival will be held the weekend of October 28 – 30. Moogfest will host artists and audiences from throughout the world in different venues across Asheville’s beautiful, historic downtown.
Moogfest celebrates Bob Moog’s legacy as a sonic pioneer, which will be the thread that unites the festival’s rich array of musical offerings. While the wide range of Moog instruments – the Minimoog Voyager, the Little Phatty, the Etherwave Theremin, Moogerfoogers, and the Moog Guitar – will play prominent roles throughout the festival’s events, the artists performing will certainly not be limited to those who create their work on Moog instruments. Instead, artists will be chosen for their role in creating unique and groundbreaking musical experiences that embody the essence of Bob Moog’s visionary and creative spirit.
In addition to fantastic concerts by renowned performers of all kinds, Moogfest offers opportunities to engage with the artists in panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and workshops. There will also be interactive experiences for the audience to explore their own musical creativity with a variety of Moog instruments. The festival also offers visual art exhibitions, installations, and film screenings throughout the weekend.
Get ready for a musical voyage into the fourth dimension!
Artist LineUp: The Flaming Lips
Suicide (performing their album Suicide)
Mayer Hawthorne & the Country
Adrian Belew Power Trio
Toro Y Moi
Oneohtrix Point Never
The Naked And Famous
Ford & Lopatin
Brandt Brauer Frick
Causing a Tiger
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