Gregg Allman to perform at summer concert in area

Gregg Allman will be among the performers at the 2015 Gathering of the Vibes from July 30 to Aug. 2.

Allman is perhaps best known for his years with the Allman Brothers Band, a southern rock band that reached the height of its popularity in the 1970s and early 1980s. The songs “Ramblin’ Man,” Melissa,” “Midnight Rider” and “Whipping Post” are among the band’s biggest hits.

Allman also has had a successful solo career.

An outdoor music festival

The Vibes is an outdoor music, art and camping festival held each summer at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. It attracts tens of thousands of music fans to the outdoor waterfront venue.

Some of the other musicians scheduled to appear at the 2015 Vibes include:

— Wilco

— Weezer

— The String Cheese Incident

— The Gaslight Anthem

— Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals

— Tedeschi Trucks Band

— Billy & the Kids

— Dweezil Zappa (Zappa Plays Zappa)

— New Riders of the Purple Sage

— The Word

— Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

— Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Learn more about the Vibs at its website,