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Stereogum’s 10 Most Anticipated Fall Music Festivals Of 2011

The summer slate of festivals can surely get a little overwhelming, as year after year, more and more events are added to an already-saturated calendar.
Corban Goble | September 22, 2011 - 11:21 am

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Moogfest 2020 Cancelled “For Logistical Reasons”

Moogfest 2020 has been cancelled for "logistical reasons," according to a post on the company's blog. "As an organization, our purpose is to create deeply…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2019 - 5:05 pm

Moogfest Announces Initial 2019 Lineup

Moogfest has announced its initial 2019 lineup. Included in the first wave of artists are William Basinski, GAS, Tim Hecker, A Place To Bury Strangers,…
James Rettig | February 21, 2019 - 9:50 am

Caroline Polachek Clarifies Problem With Moogfest Lineup Announcement

Yesterday, Moogfest announced their initial 2018 lineup by highlighting the women and non-binary artists that would be performing at next year's event, and shortly after,…
James Rettig | December 7, 2017 - 4:21 pm

Caroline Polachek Pulls Out Of Moogfest Over Lineup Announcement

The Durham, NC-based experimental festival Moogfest announced its initial 2018 lineup today with a list focusing on the female, nonbinary, and transgender artists that will…
Peter Helman | December 6, 2017 - 7:20 pm

Moogfest Announces Initial 2018 Lineup

The Durham, NC-based experimental festival Moogfest has announced their initial 2018 lineup, focusing on the female, non-binary, and transgender artists that will be performing at…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Michael Stipe Explains Why He’s Participating In Moogfest Instead Of Boycotting North Carolina

Erstwhile R.E.M. frontman and prodigious beard grower Michael Stipe hasn't been making much music lately, but he's debuting his first solo composition at Moogfest in…
Peter Helman | May 19, 2017 - 7:22 pm

Moogfest Announces Rare Michael Stipe Solo Composition And Audio-Visual Installation

Since R.E.M. broke up six years ago, former frontman Michael Stipe has done a whole lot of beard-growing and made very little new music. So…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 1:29 pm

Moogfest Lineup 2017

This year, the synth-centric North Carolina festival Moogfest moves from Asheville to Durham, and it takes over its new host city 5/18-21. The festival has…
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Moogfest Announces Protest Stage In Response To HB2 & Trump’s Travel Ban

Last year's Moogfest happened soon after the North Carolina state legislature passed the discriminatory House Bill 2, and the Durham-based festival was vocal about protesting…
James Rettig | February 6, 2017 - 10:39 am

Moogfest 2016 Lineup

Moogfest makes the move from Asheville to Durham, North Carolina next year, but they're still packing the same eclectic and experimental lineup. Oneohtrix Point Never,…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 11:25 am

Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Moogfest 2014 Lineup

The original idea of the Asheville, North Caroline festival Moogfest was to honor Bob Moog, the synth pioneer and former Asheville resident. But the festival,…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 12:52 pm

MoogFest Lineup 2011

MoogFest, which debuted last year in Moog Music Inc.'s hometown of Asheville, NC, is a three-day festival celebrating the work of Robert Moog. In addition…
Brandon Stosuy | June 1, 2011 - 4:50 pm

MoogFest 2010 Lineup

MoogFest happens over Halloween weekend in Asheville, North Carolina (where the Moog Music company is headquartered). It celebrates Robert Moog and his many contributions to…
jessica | August 10, 2010 - 11:20 am