Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfundi­ng initiative­s

Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a new documentary about Bob Moog’s life, as explored by his daughter; a collective jazz concert where six local composers’ works will be premiered by a 40-person orchestra; and a couple’s plan to bike 2,774 miles while supporting Homeward Bound.

Happy birthday to Moog

Tribute concert raises funds for Dr. Bob’s Sound School Synthesist Erik Norlander first met the late Robert Moog in January 1997 at the annual National Association of Music Merchants trade show in Southern California. At the time, Norlander was the synthesizer product manager for instrument company Alesis and was designing an analog polyphonic synth called […]

Early Girl Eatery Gets Down for Bob Moog’s birthday

In celebration of Bob Moog, the Bob Moog Foundation and Early Girl Eatery joined together and threw quiet the birthday bash on Wednesday, May 23. There was synth music by Marc Doty, a raffle and delicious food, of course. Early Girl donated 20 percent of restaurant profits to the Bob Moog Foundation. The restaurant was buzzing with conversation about the musical innovator, Moog, and the foundation that shares his ideas with the world. Here are some photos from the party.

You are always welcome at Moog

Moogfest is about celebrating the innovative spirit of Bob Moog and its lineup seeks to set the stage for amazing performances that change the way we listen to and experience music. Along with AC Entertainment and the Bob Moog Foundation, Moog Music is very proud of the diverse artists that came to Asheville to help […]