Written by Adam Keilbach
Moogfest 2016 Write-Up
Durham, North Carolina is home to this year’s installment of Moogfest, a 3 day festival in honor of Robert Moog, musician, engineer, and designer of the landmark Moog synthesizer. Moogfest’s lineup is devoted to the world of innovative electronic music both past and present, and those who are inspired by it. From May 19-22, Moogfest will be putting on a one-of-a-kind experience which meshes workshops, conferences, and music performances in a fusion of music, art, and technology.
Musicians from around the world like Gary Numan, Blood Orange, Odesza, Grimes, Miike Snow, Julia Holter, Oneohtrix Point Never, and dozens more are performing, with daytime talks and appearances by Mark Mothersbaugh, The Haxan Cloak, IBM’s Watson, former SiriusXM CEO Dr. Martine Rothblatt, and many more.
General Admission weekend passes include full access to to all festival venues for performances and conference programming: conversations, workshops, and installations. Prices start at $249. More information about the festival can be found at http://www.moogfest.com/ .