At 6 AM Portland time I wake up to my phone blowing up with messages from the my fellow BUKU festivalgoers. As my eyes are barely functioning, I make out the words “the lineup is out.” Suddenly awake, with my heart racing, I scan BUKU Music + Art Project’s first phase lineup release. Kid Cudi, Pretty Lights, Fetty Wap, Earl Sweatshirt — . . .
FreakNight, put on by United State of Consciousness (USC) Events, is known as Seattle electronic dance music’s “sinister circus,” and for good reason. Featuring carnival rides, themed performers, world renown DJs, and the best vibes around this is one of the best ways to spend Halloween in the Pacific Northwest. USC’s Marketing Director, Gabe Ossa takes . . .
Like its predominantly eccentric, hipster, and LGBTQ friendly residents, Capitol Hill Block Party prides itself on staying away from what’s considered mainstream. Held on the main streets of Seattle’s iconic music and arts center, the event spans three days and a variety of genres made up of (mostly) local artists. CHBP is a true block . . .
The 150-mile journey from Seattle to Sasquatch! Music Festival begins in towering high rises, climbs up steep mountains, and winds down through massive wind turbines on desolate land. George is a small city perched above the Columbia River; we (300,000 festival-goers and myself) are the only sign of life for miles. In its thirteenth year, . . .