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2016 was the first year RTP partnered with Moogfest on the inaugural tech, music and arts celebration in downtown Durham, NC. Over four days thousands of attendees had the opportunity to experience a vast arrange of futuristic panels, immersive art exhibits and music on stages big and small. Adults and children alike were able to experience entertainment in a way that has never before enveloped the region. Check out the video above to catch a glimpse of the energy provided by Moogfest, and see all the media buzz generated by RTP’s partnership with the festival. (If you weren’t able to see the Convergence sculpture at the festival, be sure to check it out in its new permanent home at The Frontier!)

 Moogfest’s 121 music performances and 155 workshops generated a ton of media and social content. More than 366 stories were published about the festival. Below we’ve included just a few that called out or highlighted Research Triangle Park, the Future Cities Panel and the Convergence sculpture. 

APM’s Marketplace Tech | Monday, May 23rd Edition  (Beings at 1:51)

APM’s Marketplace | Morning Report   (Begins at 4:04)

Exit Event | “Future Cities” Like Durham, RTP Are Purposeful, Techie & Inclusive, Moogfest Panel Concludes

Moogfest’s Official YouTube Account | Day 1 Recap feat. Bob Geolas 

WRAL Techwire | RTP should be a mashup of The Magic Kingdom and Tomorrowland

Magnetic Magazine | Moogfest presents the full scope of innovation within the realm of music and technology

Billboard | Techno-Optimism and the Wide, Wide World of Weird Music

PSFK | How Technology Opens New Possibilities For Musical Experiences

INDY Week | Moogfest 2016, Delight and Disorganzation, Protests in the Street & Sleep in the Ballroom

Sound and Silence | Highlights from Moogfest 2016