Ryan Montbleau Details Gathering Of The Vibes Band

By Scott Bernstein Jul 8, 2014 10:30 am PDT

Singer-songwriter Ryan Montbleau will make his tenth appearance at Gathering Of The Vibes on July 31. This time around he’ll be joined by an impressive backing band for his Vibes set in Bridgeport, CT.

Ryan will be backed by bassist Marc Friedman (The Slip), drummer John Kimock (Steve Kimock), vibes and percussionist Mike Dillon (Mike Dillon Band), keyboardist Marco Benevento, percussionist Yahuba (Ryan Montbleau Band) and percussionist Johnny Durkin (Deep Banana Blackout) on July 31.

The 2014 installment of Gathering Of The Vibes runs from July 31 -August 3 at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT. Widespread Panic, John Fogerty, The Disco Biscuits with Mickey Hart & Bill Kreutzmann, Lotus: Talking Heads Deconstructed, Ziggy Marley, Slightly Stoopid, Maceo Parker, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Dumpstaphunk are among the 60+ acts set to play Vibes this year. For more info, the full lineup and to buy tickets, head to the festival’s website.

Check out our recent Art Of The Sit In column on Marc Friedman for the bassist’s thoughts on performing with Montbleau.

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