Northwest String Summit (NWSS) celebrates its 19th Annual event this summer as it returns to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) as the Pacific Northwest's largest Americana and String Music camping festival in the Pacific Northwest with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 - 19, 2020. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country providing unmatched camping options under the old growth fir forests of the Tualatin Hills in the northern Willamette Valley; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout. One of the Pacific Northwest's most family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS caps its capacity at 5000 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival-goers at an incredible ticket price. The Northwest String Summit hosts over 40 bands on 5 stages with 80+ hours of near contiguous music, yoga and mediation offerings beginning early in the morning, running throughout the day and well into the night. There is something for everyone, all the time! Due to the overwhelming popularity of our late night shows, full production sets (including light shows) at the Cascadia Stage and Kinfolk Revival Tent will commence simultaneously right after the Main Stage shows featuring additional sets by headlining acts. Our Kid's Area will feature exclusive kids and family oriented workshops, kid's oriented music, arts/crafts, and activities all day long. At the Cascadia Stage, new food and beverage offerings will complement the standout up-and-coming talent beginning in the morning and running well into the night. Also located at the Cascadia Villiage, the wildly successful Troubadour Lounge Stage, a singer-songwriter focused intimate performances daily , as well as late night music running concurrent with the other stages around the grounds.Northwest String Summit partners with singular Portland organizations, food vendors and emerging Pacific Northwest-based musicians as a way to support the various thriving local communities.
2020 Initial Lineup
Greensky Bluegrass (2 Sets)Umphrey's McGee (Acoustic Set + Electric Set)Yonder Mountain String Band (x2)The Infamous Stringdusters (x2)Colter WallSam Bush BandFruition (x2)Keller & The Keels Dave Bruzza: Unsafe At Any SpeedLarry Keel Experience w/ Kyle TuttleCascade CrescendoBrad Parsons Gospel HourHandmade MomentsUpstateRob Ickes & Trey HensleyBenny Burle GallowayKyle Tuttle (Artist At Large)Them Coulee BoysArmchair BoogiePixie & THe Partygrass BoysBowregardChicken WIre EmpireLost OxOne Way Traffic (2019 Band Competition Winner)
Many more TBA!