Pretty Lights will kick off his signature Episodic Tour at the legendary Gorge Amphitheatre next weekend, bringing his live band cross-country for a series of stops featuring an impressive rotating lineup of acts in the realm of electronic and beyond. Following the Gorge, the pioneering producer will hit Red Rocks, Chicago, New Hampshire, and finally Texas. Support acts on the unconventional tour include Atmosphere, Tipper, STS9, Lettuce, Big Wild, Manic Focus, Ganja White Night, Twiddle, The Floozies, Marvel Years, Maddy O’Neal, and more.We’re teaming up with Pretty Lights to give away a flyaway trip for two to the show of your choice! One lucky winner will receive:-Roundtrip airfare for two (Continental US Only)-(2) nights of accommodations for two-(2) GA tickets to winner’s city of choiceEnter below, then follow the instructions for sharing to increase your chances of winning. The contest ends on Thursday July 27th at 11:59 PM MST. A winner will be announced on Friday July 28th. Good luck!
Northwest String Summit will live up to its name once again when many of the country’s most beloved string bands and more gather at North Plains, OR’s picturesque Horning’s Hideout on July 18th through 21st, 2019.On Thursday, the four-day music and camping festival added Dark Star Orchestra to their already extensive bill. DSO will offer up “In The Spirit Of 8/27/1972″, a special recreation of the Grateful Dead’s legendary August 27th, 1972 concert, which took place at Veneta, Oregon’s Old Renaissance Faire Grounds (now the Orgeon County Fair). Longtime friend of the Grateful Dead, author, and counterculture figure Ken Kesey served as the evening’s emcee, as the Dead offered up a three-set musical marathon over five hours.As previously announced, Yonder Mountain String Band (x2), Trampled By Turtles (x2), The Infamous Stringdusters (x2), Fruition(x2), Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Lil Smokies, Shook Twins (x2) and more will perform at the 18th annual edition of the festival.Other artists on the bill include Sideboob (featuring Allie Kral, Mimi Naja, and Shook Twins); The Dead South; Kitchen Dwellers; Ghost Light; Daniel Rodriguez (Elephant Revival); Trout Steak Revival; Lindsay Lou; River Whyless; Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio; Rumpke Mountain Boys; Steve Poltz; Brad Parsons; Benny “Burle” Galloway; Pete Kartsounses; Arthur Lee Land; The Good Time Travelers; Hillstomp; Dirty Revival; Five Letter Word; Handmade Moments; Deep Fried Pickle Project; Warren G Hardings; Scratch Dog String Band; Kind Country; Armchair Boogie; Laney Lou & Bird Dogs; Ley Line; Sweet Lillies; and Wood Belly.Tickets for the 18th annual Northwest String Summit are now on sale via the festival’s website.