Moogfest 2014

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Moogfest, a popular music festival that takes place every year in Asheville, North Carolina, has expanded to a five-day festival.

The festival is set to begin on Wednesday April 23rd and run until Sunday April 27th, bringing music lovers from around the world to the eclectic and cultural city of Asheville.

Moogfest is a celebration that honors the creativity and inventiveness of Moog Music founder Dr. Robert Moog.

For over 50 years, Robert Moog and Moog Music have "pioneered technology that has advanced popular music and culture, and ushered in a new era of artistic expression through sound and experimentation".

Now rising from the great talent of Robert Moog, is an event strictly dedicated to the convergence of technology, art and music - Moogfest.

Since beginning in 2004, the festival has been a magnet for artists and engineers to come together, meet, share and collaborate ideas. In 2008, Moog brought the festival to his home in Asheville, with a three-day and multi stage event.

This year, Moogfest will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a now five-day festival, with a further extended program and an innovation conference featuring leading futurist thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, artists and musicians from all around the world.

"We have evolved our thinking to create an event that truly celebrates the pioneering spirit of Bob Moog - uniting art, music and innovative technology to explore the dimensions of creative expression.

This is the heart of what makes Moog Music special and our fans around the world", Mike Adams, president of Moog Music, explained.

Day and night are totally different at Moogfest. During the day, conferences are packed full of mind-expanding conversations, experiments and collaborations for creative and technology professionals.

During the evenings, attendees can enjoy live musical performances across ten different stages and venues around the city.

Previous big name performers at the festival have included MGMT, The Flaming Lips, M83, Sleigh Bells, Hot Chip, TV On The Radio, Grimes - among many others.

Also during the festival, Moogfest hosts free events open to the public, including a street festival, job fair and electronic instrument pop-up shop.

Moogfest brings in a crowd of around 50,000 people from a wide range of professional backgrounds. For tickets, schedules and more information on the festival, be sure to visit