Moogfest 2012 partners with Slacker to create online festival radio station

Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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Press release here:

Slacker, Inc. launched Moogfest 2012, the official radio station of the 2012 Moogfest festival in Asheville, NC. Featuring music from the Moogfest lineup, this Slacker station includes artists such as Orbital, Santigold, Explosions in the Sky, Nas, Miike Snow and many more.

The Moogfest 2012 station can be found in the “Festivals/Events” station category everywhere Slacker is available, including all major smartphones, the iPad, Sonos wireless systems and on the web at

“Moogfest is one of the most unique and important music festivals around,” said Scott Riggs, senior director of radio at Slacker. “The lineup includes an amazing list of influential artists that descend upon Asheville to celebrate the legacy of Bob Moog. It is a privilege to be on site during the festival, interacting with the artists and sharing insight into their passion for music.”

The annual Moogfest event takes place Oct. 26-27, 2012 in various venues around downtown Asheville, NC, celebrating Bob Moog’s legacy in the place he called home. For more information about Moogfest, the full lineup, and ticketing information please visit:

“We’re truly excited to be partnering with Slacker Radio again this year. The dedicated festival station allows our fans to discover new artists and experience the essence of Moogfest online and on the go, not only through the music, but through artist interviews and exclusive content gathered on site,” said Jeff Cuellar, Director of Connectivity at AC Entertainment. “Most importantly, Slacker Radio allows our fans to enjoy Moogfest outside of the festival grounds and get excited about Moogfest year round.”

Slacker Radio has the most varied and compelling range of customizable content offered by any radio service, while maintaining the most personal listening experience. This includes over 200 expert-programmed and interactive music stations, along with customizable stations featuring ESPN Radio and live programming, ABC News, comedy, custom artist-hosted showcase stations and leading music festival stations. In addition, Slacker listeners can create their own personalized radio stations featuring their favorite music, news and sports. Slacker Premium Radio also includes on-demand access to the entire Slacker music library featuring millions of songs.

About Slacker, Inc.

Slacker offers the world’s most complete range of radio services, from millions of songs to custom content from ESPN Radio, ABC News and much more. Whether it’s the award-winning free Slacker Basic Radio, the fully-loaded Slacker Radio Plus, or Slacker Premium offering on-demand access to Slacker’s music catalog, listeners enjoy a unique, custom listening experience. Slacker enables music lovers to play highly personalized music online at the Slacker web site, in Ford vehicles with SYNC AppLink, on connected home devices or on-the-go with free Slacker Personal Radio applications. Slacker mobile applications are available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry smartphones and more. For additional information visit:


Jason Sandford

Jason Sandford is a reporter, writer, blogger and photographer interested in all things Asheville.

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