Festivals, Concert Series, and Mega-Shows

Seattle Big Ass Boombox. The Crocodile and The Rendezvous, Seattle, January 3-4
Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, Leavenworth, WA, January 10-11
The Moe 20, Celebrating Neumos 10th Anniversary, Neumos, Seattle, January 9-16
Seattle Improvised Music Festival, Chapel Performance Space, Seattle, February 6-8
Genre Bender, Cornish Playhouse, Seattle, February 15-16
Magma Fest, curated by Hollow Earth Radio, Seattle (multiple venues), March
Treefort Music Fest, Boise, Idaho (multiple venues), March 20-23
'Mo-Wave, Seattle, (multiple venues), April 11-13
Debacle Fest, Seattle (multiple venues), Cairo (Friday) and LoFi/Black Lodge/Victory Lounge (Saturday), May30-31
Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle Center, May 23-26

Magma Fest, Seattle (multiple venues), March Fridays and Saturdays
Treefort Music Fest, Boise, Idaho (multiple venues), March 21-24
'Mo-Wave, Seattle, (multiple venues), April 12-14
Debacle Fest, Seattle (multiple venues), May 3-5
Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle Center, May 24-27
Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Port Angeles, WA, May 24-27
Portland Rose Festival RoZone Shows, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, May 25-26
Sasquatch! Festival, The Gorge, May 24-27
Lawnstock, WWU, Bellingham, WA, June 2
Noise For The Needy, Seattle (multiple venues), June 20-23
Anacortes Unknown #3, Anacortes (multiple venues), WA, June 19-21
Fremont Fair (aka Solstice), Fremont neighborhood, June 21-23
Honk Fest West, Seattle (multiple venues), June 21-23
Wildrose Pride, Wildrose in Seattle, June 28-30
Paradiso Festival, The Gorge, June 28-29
Olympia Experimental Music Festival, Olympia, WA, June 28-30
Jambase, The Gorge, July 5-6
Keloha Music and Arts Festival, Kelowna, BC, July 5-7
Vancouver Island Musicfest, Comox Valley Fairgrounds, BC, July 12-14 
Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, OR, July 12-14
PDX Pop Now!, Portland, OR, July 19-21 
West Seattle Summerfest, The Junction in West Seattle (neighborhood), July
Motion Notion, Golden, BC, July 25-29
Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, July 26-28
Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, Carnation, WA, July 26-27
What The Festival, White River Canyon, OR, July 26-28
Pickathon, Pendarvis Farm, Happy Valley, OR, August 2-4
Watershed Festival, The Gorge, August 2-4 
Center of Gravity, Kelowna, BC, August 2-4
Shambhala Music Festival, Salmo, BC, August 7-12 
Squamish Music Festival, Squamish, BC, August 8-10 
Doe Bay Fest, Doe Bay Resort on Orcas Island, August 8-11
Summer Meltdown, Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater, Darrington, WA, August 9-11, 2013
Arts in Nature Festival, Camp Long in West Seattle, August 10-11
Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival, Salmon Arm, BC, August 16-18
Catapult Music Festival, Anacortes, August 16-17
Helsing Junction Sleepover, Rochester, WA, August 16-18
VanFest, Royal Arch Park, Renton, WA, August 17
Bummershoot, Seattle (multiple venues), August 30-September 1
Bumbershoot, Seattle Center, August 31-September 2
Music Fest NW, Portland (multiple venues), September 4-8
Rifflandia, Victoria, BC, September 12-15
Decibel Festival, Seattle (multiple venues), September 25-29
City Arts Fest, Seattle (multiple venues), October
Macefield Music Festival, Ballard, Seattle (multiple venues), October 5
Hypnotikon: Seattle Psych Fest, Triple Door, Seattle, October 11-12
Barsuk Records 15th Anniversary Festival, Various Locations, Seattle, November 7-10
Psychedelic Holiday Freak Out, Various locations on Capitol Hill, Seattle, December 6-7 


(one-day shows that have a festival-feel, with many different acts)
Winter Fireside Party, A Benefit for Northwest Folklife,Vera Project in Seattle, January 25
PUSAFEST '14, several nights of the Presidents of the U.S.A. playing the Seattle Showbox and Triple Door, February 15-16

Penumbra Beer Bash, Kings Hall, Seattle, March 16
Olympia Acoustic Fest, Olympia Ballroom, March 23
Hood to Hood: Red Square at the UW, April 19
Around The Block Party, Chop Suey in Seattle, July 28 
Big Busk, the streets of downtown Portland, July
Sub Pop's Silver Jubilee, Georgetown Neighborhood. Free! July 13
Little Gerbils 123 Block Party, Bellevue, WA, August 9
107.7 The End's Summer Camp, Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA, August 10
2nd Annual Summit Block Party, Summit Ave between E. Olive and Howell on Capitol Hill, Seattle, August 10
Slack Fest, Stanwood, WA, August 24
Redhook Sausage Fest 2013, Redhook Brewery, Woodinville, WA, September 14
107.7 The End's Deck the Hall Ball, Key Arena, December 3

Downtown Sounds
Concerts in the Parks
Woodstock Farms Concert Series
Music in the Parks
Street Tunes
Sets in the West, Wednesday nights, July 10 - September 11, 2013
Sundown @ Ecotrust
Music on Main Street
Noontime Downtown Concerts during Rose Festival
Nordstrom Flagship Store Free Lunch Concerts
Out to Lunch Concert Series
Concerts at the Mural (co-sponsored by KEXP)
Seattle Peace Concerts
Seattle Festal - Seattle Center-hosted cultural festivals
Columbia City BeatWalk - 2nd Sundays, June thru October, 4-9pm

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