Indie Bands News

Summer Meltdown Music Festival to be Held August 9th-12th at Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater

Summer Meltdown begins Thursday August 9th at Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, WA and runs through Sunday August 12th, Headliners and notable acts at the festival include Beats Antique, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, EOTO, Blitzen Trapper, Pickwick, Lukas Nelson & the Promise of The Real, Vicci Martinez, The Moondoggies and more. (see complete line up below) The festival will close out with a midnight screening of Matthew Lillard’s film Fat Kid Rules The World, shot in Seattle, WA. and featuring an original score composed and performed by Pearl Jam’s lead guitarist, Mike McCready.

The event has added electronic music for the first time, including, EOTO, Kraddy, VibeSquaD, Spaltinum and Mr Rogers. Summer Meltdown organizers expanded the grounds this year by 50% in order to create a world class venue for both electronic dance music and traditional live acts. Spread across four days and four stages, Summer Meltdown offers an outstanding ticket and outdoor experience unlike any other music festival in the region.

Single day tickets including camping for one night are available for only $50-65. Weekend passes are $140 adv., $160 gate. Tickets are available at

Summer Meltdown’s Full Line Up

Beats Antique
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Blitzen Trapper
The True Spokes
Vicci Martinez
Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real
Kraddy (Original Member of the Glitch Mob)
Elephant Revival
Mr Rodgers
That 1 Guy
The Moondoggies
The Silent Comedy
Acorn Project
Five Alarm Funk
El Ten Eleven
Ha Ha Tonka
Skerik’s Bandalabra
Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons
Current Swell
Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground
Hot Bodies in Motion
Dead Winter Carpenters
Kore Ionz
Medium Troy
Pepper Proud
C-Leb & The Kettle Black
Annie Ford Band
Scott Pemberton Trio
Kimo Muraki
Snug Harbor
Aaron Daniel & The Bloody Knuckles
The Bhajands
After Midnight Cabaret

Visuals by:

Gary Radakovich
Slick Lasers
The Root System


Source- Summer Meltdown Publicist


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