moe. | 06.15 | NYC
Words by: Rich Lieberman | Images by: Dino Perrucci
:: Governor's Island :: New York, NY ::
Board a ferry from the financial district along Manhattan's southern coastline and in five short minutes you're docked at Governor's Island. A National Historic Landmark, the island was home to the Army and Coast Guard for over 200 years. It boasts two 18th century forts, a prison for captured Confederate soldiers, pre-Civil War arsenal buildings, Victorian structures and early 20th century neo-classical architecture. On this beautiful evening there was a planned invasion of tie-dye and peaceful vibes as fans of jam band powerhouse moe. stormed the shoreline.
As the NYC summer concert season begins to roll with big time artists taking to open air spaces amongst the steel and concrete skylines, moe. stood poised and ready to christen a new outdoor venue and summer concert series. This evening's show represented the first-ever large-scale performance on Governors Island. Over two consecutive days, moe. packed in tons of music for NYC, adding a visit to the Sirius Satellite Radio studios and a Headcount benefit acoustic performance followed by a full show at the Highline Ballroom. continue reading...