Moogfest: Umph, Russo, Magner

Moogfest 2008 Honors Bob Moog, Features The Moog Guitar

Umphrey's McGee
Metropolitan Talent and In Touch Entertainment, in cooperation with Moog Music, Inc. presents Moogfest 2008, Monday, October 13 at the Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center in New York City. A stellar lineup of top Moog users will gather for an evening of ground-shaking music to honor Bob Moog and commemorate his groundbreaking achievements.

Moogfest 2008 will also feature Moog Music's transforming new instrument, The Moog Guitar.

Performers scheduled to participate include Umphrey's McGee, Eric McFadden Trio, Bernie Worrell (P-Funk), Aron Magner (Disco Biscuits), Jamie Shields (The New Deal), Joe Russo (Benevento/Russo) and others.

Bob Moog's namesake analog synthesizers helped catapult the careers of such diverse artists as rockers Todd Rundgren, Edgar Winter, Gary Numan and Devo; funksters Parliament-Funkadelic and Zapp; disco producer Giorgio Moroder with disco diva Donna Summer; fusioneers Chick Corea with Return To Forever, Herbie Hancock with The Headhunters, Jan Hammer with the Mahavishnu Orchestra, Klaus Doldinger with Passport and Joe Zawinul with Weather Report; New Age icon Tomita and classical performer Wendy Carlos.

Tickets for Moogfest 2008 are available through Ticketmaster.

[Published on: 9/11/08]

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frinkazoid Thu 9/11/2008 02:49PM
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Need to bring the party to Asheville! The home of Moog Music Inc.

HoodooVoodoo starstarstarstarstar Thu 9/11/2008 03:44PM
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The moog guitar sounds pretty sweet. Maybe I'll go into my local guitar center and play one very badly (and very loud).

drdank551 starstarstarstarstar Thu 9/11/2008 03:53PM
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Just got my tickets for this cant wait, Jake on the moog guitar is finally going to be the epic of all things face melting, check out Umphs Moog Set, from this years NYE set @ the Aragon, ridiculous!!!!

Danimal Thu 9/11/2008 04:03PM
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Is it on archive?

Jeff Kash Thu 9/11/2008 06:01PM
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Jeff Kash


phishluvr starstarstarstar Thu 9/11/2008 06:22PM
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Sweet, wish I could make this one.

OrganicRhythm Fri 9/12/2008 12:43AM
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why would you thumbs-down danimal's comment? ol' boy is just asking is the umph moog show is on archive. help a brotha out and stop being dickheads.

the Horse Fri 9/12/2008 04:43AM
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the Horse

Its up, hell, most of of their shows are. This looks sweet.

King Rhino starstarstarstarstar Fri 9/12/2008 08:58AM
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MOOG! MOOG! MOOG! I upgraded to the Gold Ticket for this. Early admission. Cool poster. Meet & Greet and Autograph session with the artists and reserved seats in the Mezzanine.

Plus, the night before on the 12th will be at Toad's Place in New Haven, CT for Electron, Omega Moo's and OMEGATRON ....Featuring members of The Disco Biscuits, Umphrey's McGee, The New Deal, The Duo & Brothers Past!!

drdank551 Fri 9/12/2008 10:48AM
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Danimal, you can get it off their website go to their music and search for 12/31/07 show and look up the "Jimmy Stewart" on set two

mmmFriedFrogLegs starstarstarstarstar Fri 9/12/2008 10:55PM
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keep a tab on this event people, can you feel the potential?

Troy3 Wed 9/17/2008 07:01AM
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They need to come to Trumansburg! The home of Bob Moog