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A Year in Music Festivals 

Outdoor and indoor events for every type of wallet and ear

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Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival

WHAT TO EXPECT: There aren't nearly as many music festivals happening in the winter, which is what Timbrrr! Fest is trying to address. The event held in Leavenworth, Wash., is put on by the guys who brought you Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, but this one offers up-and-coming regional acts.

WHO GOES? Winter sports enthusiasts

GENRE: Indie

COST & DATE: $45

Jan. 10-11


Northwest Bach Festival

WHAT TO EXPECT: A variety of classical concerts fashioned for every ear. Music ranging from Early Baroque — including quite a bit of Bach — to modern works are performed in some of the most beautiful venues around Spokane.

WHO GOES? Those who understand the brilliance of classical music

GENRE: Classical

COST & DATE: $25 to $220 per performance; a couple film screenings were free. Two weeks, from the end of Feb. through March



WHAT TO EXPECT: The ultimate Washington state music festival, Sasquatch! brings the best national & regional talent to the beautiful outdoor Gorge Amphitheatre.

WHO GOES? All-ages of Northwest music fans, and lots of Canadians

GENREL Everything

COST & DATE: 3-day pass $325, includes camping

May 23-25



WHAT TO EXPECT: The Inlander's very own music festival features more than 80 regional & local bands performing at various downtown Spokane music venues over two days.

WHO GOES? Everyone, but some venues are 21+

GENRE: All kinds

COST & DATE: 1-day pass $15; 2-day pass $25 May 29-30



WHAT TO EXPECT: A free neighborhood block party put on by the Elk Public House in Browne's Addition.

WHO GOES? All-ages and maybe a dude with a snake

GENRE: Mostly rock, indie and hip-hop

COST & DATE: Free June 5-7



WHAT TO EXPECT: Surrounded by glorious views of Idaho mountains and water, it brings in some of the top talent in the country to War Memorial Field.

WHO GOES? College-aged kids; the show is 18+

GENRE: EDM (electronic dance music)

COST & DATE: GA $150; VIP $150-$250 per day; camping $85 June 26-27


The Festival at Sandpoint

WHAT TO EXPECT: Surrounded by glorious views of Idaho mountains and water, it brings in some of the top talent in the country to War Memorial Field.

WHO GOES? People who like to BYOB to a festival.

GENRE: Diverse and alternative acts

COST & DATE: $40 to $65 per show; Family concert night is $6 Aug. 6-16



WHAT TO EXPECT: The goal of this brand-new music festival is to bring in the best regional & local indie talent to the Bartlett and nYne stages for an intimate experience.

WHO GOES? Hipsters, but it's all-ages

GENRE: Indie, electronic

COST & DATE: Fri. $40; Saturday & Sunday $60 each; 3-day pass $90 Sept. 5-7

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