The line up for Asheville’s Moogfest continues to expand as Brian Eno has just announced he will attend. 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.
World-renowned recording artist Moby will play at Moogfest 2011 in Asheville. The stellar music festival line-up also includes contemporary ground breakers like the Flaming Lips, Passion Pit, STS9, and rare US performances by 70’s electronic innovators including Tangerine Dreams, Hans-Joachin Roedelius, and Suicide.
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. 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 public 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.
The 1889 WhiteGate Inn, the closest inn to downtown Asheville, is within walking distance to all Moogfest venues.