inTouch Entertainment, in cooperation with Moog Music Inc. of Asheville, N.C., presents Moogfest 2008 on Monday, October 13 at the Hammerstein Grand Ballroom 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.
“This is our fifth year presenting this tribute to Bob, and we’re excited about moving to the Hammerstein, which is more than twice as large as our previous venue,” says Moog Music president Mike Adams. “Every year, the artists who play at Moogfest tell us what a fun event it is, and as a result we have been privy to many fine performances. This year’s lineup and our annual ‘Bob Tribute’ award will make for another fantastic evening for music fans.”
Moogfest 2008 will also feature Moog Music’s new 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 (Benevuto/Russo) and others.
Moogfest 2008 offers an opportunity for artists to play alongside the world’s leading Moog players. Entry submissions should be made by September 10, 2008; artists selected will be compensated an amount to be determined based on draw, experience, etc. For more information visit www.sonicbids.com/Moogfest.
Tickets for Moogfest 2008 are available through Ticketmaster.