Sasquatch Through the Eyes of a Fest Newbie and Seasoned Photographer

Despite my years of music photography, it was my maiden voyage to Sasquatch (and the Gorge!); I had absolutely no idea what I was in for. The moment I stepped through the gates I nearly had a run-in with a swerving snake, and minutes later was taunted by several human-sized neon green catfish. There … [Read more...]

Maiden Voyage at Sasquatch: Day 1

It was my maiden voyage to Sasquatch and I had absolutely no idea what I was in for. The moment I stepped through the gates, I nearly stepped on a swervy snake, and minutes later was taunted by several human sized neon green catfish. There were people everywhere in giraffe costumes, wearing … [Read more...]

Bumbershoot 2013 Preview: Four Ways to Enjoy Seattle's Best Fest

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Capitol Hill Block Party vs Timber (Everyone Wins)

This weekend we are covering two festivals at once. It's not the first time we've attempted such a feat but it is the first time that the city of Seattle has been so "split" along with us. Timber Music Festival is in its inaugural year attempting to bring a Doe Bay Festival feel to the mainland and … [Read more...]

The Gang’s Back Together: Acoustic Night at Neumos

There's been a shift in the music scene lately, have you felt it? In the heady days of The Head and the Heart (HATH), Hey Marseilles, Campfire OK and Bryan John Appleby we couldn't get enough of the "americana" sound. Now it's almost a punchline as we're gnashing our teeth and wishing for something … [Read more...]

South By Southwest: A First-Timer’s Wish List

Natalie, one of IRW's fantastic photographers, has been in the throes of life over the last couple weeks and one of the major things sucking up all her time is preparing for the South by Southwest music festival down in Austin, Texas. For those of you unfamiliar with this particular festival, it's … [Read more...]

Doe Bay: Unfiltered

From the food to the shows, the facilities to the parking spots, the folks from Doe Bay Resort and Artist Home invest hours and hours and hours of preparation to ensure everyone has an incredible time at Doe Bay Fest. But no matter how much planning festival-goers do in advance, the moment you step … [Read more...]

Doe Bay Fest 5 Announcement Party & Line Up

Last night, a couple hundred people gathered at The Tractor to find out who was playing Doe Bay Festival 5. It's been over a month since we bought our tickets—tickets hard won and without a guarantee of what entertainment would await us come August. Throughout the night, the crowd was treated to … [Read more...]

Catapult Fest: A Summer Experience You Can’t Miss

Once upon a time, there was a little music festival in the seaside town of Anacortes, and it was called Bumberpalooza. It was held at the charming Washington Park and hosted a slew of local bands such as The Lonely Forest, The Oregon Donor, The Globes, Land of Pines and Candysound, among others. … [Read more...]

Bellingham Boys: The Learning Team

Living in Seattle, we tend to forget about the outer-reaches of our area like Everett, Bellingham, Renton and Tacoma. Despite the fact that they have fewer options when it comes to venues and so less opportunities to work musical magic for the public, that doesn't mean artists are less talented. I … [Read more...]