Chinook Fest Summit ’16: Sophomore Year

  Need something to do this weekend that's close by, super fun, and feels like a retreat in some far-off musical outdoorsy land?  Look no further! Chinook Fest is having their second "Summit" summer music festival this weekend at The Summit at Snoqualmie, Summit Central base area (say … [Read more...]

Elkfest 2014: 10 Years in the Bag

FOLKINCEPTION Elkfest 2014 kicked off with such a bang that the generator literally blew.  Seriously... the generator blew, and FOLKINCEPTION did the first part of their set on the patio of The Elk while they replaced it.  It turned out to be a really great, intimate set that captured the playful … [Read more...]

Video Roundup: Hoof it to Spokane for Elkfest 2014

As you may remember from last year, Elkfest and Gleason Fest are two hometown music festivals that I can't help but feel "school spirit" for.  With an old high school buddy, John Blakesley of Northwest Music Group, booking the bands and taking on the festivals with such enthusiasm. It's hard not to … [Read more...]

Megan’s Most Memorable Meltdown Moments With Musicians

I have this habit of  just hanging out with people when I know I should probably be interviewing them.  Awesome for me… not so much for you, our readers.  I never record a conversation, the musicians rarely know that I am a writer and I never want to share the full details of our conversations … [Read more...]

Recovering From the Meltdown, Day One

This year's Summer Meltdown Festival was nothing short of amazing... and hot.  Where do I begin?  From the musicians that performed, to the dust-loving, sun-kissed, water-floating attendees, to the deliciously refreshing foods, to the surprises that they had in store for us, to the way that I was … [Read more...]

Gearin’ up for the Summer Meltdown Festival Aug 10-12

If you are anything like me and have been hiding under a rock until earlier this year, then slap your face and pay attention to the Summer Meltdown Festival that is going down this weekend, Aug 10-12 at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheatre in Darrington, WA. With new announcements continually … [Read more...]