Featured artists include Yonder Mountain String Band, The Rhythm Devils with Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart of The Grateful Dead, and moe. The live music schedule also features Danny Barnes and Friends; The Infamous Stringdusters; Republic of Strings; Crooked Still; Benny "Burle" Galloway and Jessica Kilroy; Urban Monroes; and 2009 band contest winner Crunchy Western Boys. Additional bands may still confirm to play the festival.
All ages advance 3-day passes are available now at all Ticketswest outlets and online for $125, if purchased before May 15; $145 if purchased from May 15 through July 15; and $155 if purchased day of show. Ticket price includes three days of music and camping. Children ages 10 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Two-day passes for Saturday and Sunday only will be available for $100 beginning May 15 and includes two days of music and camping.
The gates will open to the public beginning at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 16, 2010. Gates will close Monday, July 19, 2010 at 12 p.m. The camping areas will be separate from the parking areas. Drinking water will be available without charge.
Considered the Pacific Northwest’s premier boutique music festival, the Northwest String Summit provides three days of mostly acoustic music and camping in a family-fun atmosphere nestled in one of the most gorgeous festival sites on the west coast, Hornings Hideout, a beautiful forested site located just 20 minutes from Portland in North Plains, Ore. at the edge of Horning Reservoir.
A kid’s tent will provide activities for young folks, including arts and crafts, use of Horning’s Hideout playground equipment, volunteer chaperones and a kid’s parade featuring giant hand-crafted puppets.