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Moogfest 2014 Announces Daytime Presenters Including Futurists, Musicians, Scientists, Authors, Filmmakers, and Pioneers of Electronic Music Instrument Design

Multimedia artist Laurie Anderson, disco pioneer Giorgio Moroder and film composer Cliff Martinez join futurist thinkers Jerome Glenn, Nick Bostrom, and George Dvorsky plus MIT Media Lab's Joseph Paradiso, Sonification Professor Bruce Walker, and more from Make Magazine, OMNI, and SETI (Search of Extraterrestrial Intelligence).

Plus appearances by Electronic Music Instrument Pioneers Herbert Deutsch, Roger Linn, Don Buchla, Tom Oberheim, Dave Smith, David Borden, Malcolm Cecil, Keith Emerson, and more.

Phase 1 General Admission and VIP Tickets On Sale Today at 11 AM EST

Phase 1 tickets start at $199 for 5-Day General Admission and $499 for 5-Day VIP Admission while supplies last through December 19 when Phase 2 GA tickets go up to $299. All prices exclusive of applicable fees.

ASHEVILLE, NC – November 14, 2013 – Moogfest is a five-day festival dedicated to the synthesis of technology, art and music. Since its inception in 2004, Moogfest has been a magnet for artists, engineers, and enthusiasts of Bob Moog and his legacy to meet, share, create and collaborate. With an experimental lineup of daytime conference programming featuring cultural, artistic and technological luminaries and punctuated by a diverse line up of landmark nightly performances, Moogfest honors the creativity and inventiveness of Dr. Robert Moog and pays tribute to the legacy of the analog synthesizer.

The daytime conference is guided by pioneers of music and technology with a participatory program of intervention and collaboration.

  • 5 days of talks, presentations, and film screenings with futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists, and musicians
  • 5 days of New Media art installations and interactive technology experiences/exhibitions
  • Synth building workshops and other interactive education

See all daytime presenters HERE

Moogfest by night presents five evenings of landmark musical performances by new trailblazers, early pioneers of electronic music and major headliners in over ten venues across the city including arena concerts, and new music showcases. Past Moogfest performers include Brian Eno, James Murphy, Richie Hawtin, Terry Riley, Massive Attack, M83, The Flaming Lips, MGMT, Suicide, TV On The Radio, Grimes, Sleigh Bells, Hot Chip, St. Vincent, Amon Tobin, Tangerine Dream, Keith Emerson, Orbital, Squarepusher, Flying Lotus and more.

Additional daytime programming and nighttime artists will be announced shortly.

TICKET INFO:

Moogfest 2014 will attract 50,000 people (10,000 per day) from a cross-section of creative professionals, hackers, influencers and trendsetters, circuit benders, designers, programmers, entrepreneurs, audio engineers, new media artists, coders, and bedroom producers, seeking to be inspired in their work.

General Admission and VIP tickets for Moogfest are available now at Moogfest.com. Phase 1 tickets start at $199 for 5-Day General Admission plus a limited number of $499 5-Day VIP Admission while supplies last up until December 19 when Phase 2 GA go up to $299. All ticket prices are exclusive of applicable fees. On November 21 Moogfest will announce music showcase curators, and on December 19 Moogfest will finally unveil the music headliners when Phase 2 GA ticket price goes in effect.

Moogfest VIP Package - $499*
VIP's Get in First EVERYWHERE
Priority Festival Check In
VIP Entrance at Each Venue
VIP lounge at US Cellular Center with Private Bar and WiFi
Reserved Seating and Areas for VIPs
Moogfest 2014 Program
Moogfest T-Shirt
Moogfest Gift Bag
Exclusive Invitations to VIP Only Events
Plus Much More To Be Announced…
*Plus Applicable fees

Moogfest is also offering a limited run of unique VIP experiences for the true synth aficionado at www.moogfest.com/tickets.

Moogfest also hosts free events open to the public:
4 day street festival, including new media art installations and live music
2 day North Carolina Tech Expo & Interactive Job Fair
5 day new electronic instrument pop-up shop