Northwest String Summit


One Month

Still need passes?

Get your discounted ($15 off each) 4-day passes now and be entered to win the Ultimate String Summit Camping Experience from Yonder Mountain String Band!

Buy before July 1st and you will be entered to win one of many prizes including the grand prize clamping kit and gifts worth over $1000!

Use promo code: GLAMPME

All music schedules have been announced!

In addition to our incredible Main Stage and Further Bus Sets we are excited to announce the 2016 Workshop & Troubadour Stage schedules! Workshops and “casual concerts” will happen FridaySaturday and Sunday from 12:30PM until about 6:00PM under the Kinfolk Revival Tent. These workshops are hosted by Arthur Lee Landand are meant to provide and intimate setting to inspire unique collaborations and encourage interactivity with patrons and other players. This year we are showcasing some all new themes with incredible talent from the Ben Kaufmann Cocktail Hour featuring Ben Kaufmann on multi-instruments along with some comedic contributions, to Song Writing workshops, to Instrument based focus groups like Banjer Camp featuring Danny Barnes, Dave Johnston, Andy Thorn, Chris Pandolfi, and Mike Bont, or Cello Voice with Ben Sollee, Gideon Fruedman, and Kina Muir, to inspired duets like Paul Hoffman & Joshua Davis (The Voice) or Happy Hour with Jon Stickley & Travis Book. There will also be theme based one-of-a-kind concerts that you will not find anywhere else, like Grateful Twang: A Celebration of the Grateful Dead’s Country Music Roots featuring Vince Herman, Scott Law, Arthur Lee Land, Silas Herman, Gregg Garrison and Alwyn Robinson, or Fallen Heroes with Tim Carbone & Friends: Songs of Merle Haggard, Prince, David Bowie, and more, and Danny Barnes’ NW Allstars with Scott Law.
We are also very proud to announce the addition of the NEW Troubadour Stage @ Cascadia! Hosted by String Summit alum and celebrated troubadour Pete Kartsounes and located within the Cascadia Pavilion, the Troubadour Stage will look to celebrate the art of singing and songwriting with special showcases of solo, duo and trio performances. Enjoy these sets while lounging on couches and beanbags in the all new Ninkasi Perpetuate Better Living Room environment housing the Troubadour Set. EarTrumpet Labs is graciously providing their high-end condenser mics for these unique performances, happening Fri-Sun from 3pm to 8pm.Come out and support all these amazing songwriters and revel in the comfort of our latest unique environment while enjoying a delicious Ninkasi beer, a Coava coffee, or Brew Dr. Kombucha from the Cascadia Coffeehouse, one of the many NEW food vendors in Cascadia!
There is something for EVERYONE to enjoy and learn so make sure to schedule in some of these while at String Summit! Visit the schedule page to start planning your days!


Yonder to play Pink Floyd’s Animals in full!

We are pleased to announce that on Saturday July 16th at Northwest String Summit, Yonder Mountain String Band will unfold a rare electric set featuring the Pink Floyd album Animals played in its entirety!
You can expect a Yonder-fied depiction of this classic Floyd album, accompanied by visual elements that will make this the most unique Yonder set in String Summit history. More info here.

Limited Ticket Release to the Kickoff Party

Very few Kickoff Party with Fruition and the Return of the Peacock movie premier ONLY passes will go on sale Wed, June 29th at 10am PT. These will go very fast so get yours right away!