On June 22, B.B. King’s Blues Club in New York will be a synthesizer fan’s heaven. Some of the world’s most renowned keyboardists will take the stage to honor Bob Moog at the 3rd Annual Moogfest. The all-star cast for this celebration, which begins at 7:30 p.m., includes Keith Emerson, Jan Hammer, The Mahavishnu Project, The School of Rock, DJ Logic, Roger O’Donnell (The Cure) and Jordan Rudess (Dream Theatre). During the event, Moog Music will present a lifetime achievement award to an artist who is recognized as having expressed their unique artistry through their Moog instrument.
Artists and bands are invited to submit their music for a chance to open the show with a performance of their own. The deadline for submissions is May 15th, and the decision will be made public on May 31st. For details visit www.sonicbids.com/moogfest2006
B.B. King’s Blues Club is located at 237 W. 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenue. Tickets for this special event, produced by Charles Carlini of the Carlini Group, are $45 and are available at the box office (212-997-4144) or at all Ticketmaster outlets. For details on Moogfest visit www.moogfest.net
Moog Music and our customers carry on the legacy of Bob Moog, the inventor of the synthesizer. We design and manufacture electronic musical instruments with unlimited sonic possibilities, including Etherwave® theremins, Moogerfooger® effects modules, Minimoog® Voyager® and Little PhattyTM synthesizers, and the Moog PianoBar®. Founded by Robert Moog, Moog Music is located in Asheville, NC.