Posts byNick Bowman

Live Nation Unveils New Memorial Day Gorge Festival

Sasquatch Music Festival’s final year came to a close in 2018, but Live Nation was quick to promise a replacement for the popular Northwest fixture. “Details will follow in the weeks to come, but put it in your calendars: May 24-25-26, 2019 will see a

USC Events Unveils Lucky 2019’s Star-Studded Lineup

Lucky 2019 is approaching quickly, and now we have finally know who will be gracing the stage. Headlining the annual St. Patrick’s celebration will be Galantis, Adventure Club, 3lau, and Ganja White Knight, joined by Alex DiStefano, Solarstone, a special Feed Me DJ set, and more. You

Paradiso 2019 Tickets Go On Sale This Friday!

Summer may be a ways away, but it’s never too early to get excited for our yearly June excursion to the Gorge for Paradiso! After the official announcement and trailer, we can now confirm that starting Friday, January 18th at 11 a.m., tickets for Paradiso

Owner of Foundation Nightclub Arrested on Conspiracy Charges

Seattle Police arrested Foundation Nightclub’s owner on conspiracy charges Friday, in connection with an undercover operation from law enforcement in 2018. According to the SPD Blotter, “detectives and agents uncovered evidence that the owner himself was supplying large amounts of cocaine and other drugs” to

Inside Portland’s No Vacancy Lounge

Redefining what's possible in the Oregon nightlife market (and beyond)

Running a successful club in 2018 is a tall order, forcing a venue to answer a handful of key questions. Can you bring in enough headliner-quality artists to regularly draw a crowd? Can you balance the price of first-rate talent with the cost of running

How to Beat the Heat At Paradiso This Weekend

Many of our favorite weekend festival experiences take place in regions where the sun shines and summer reigns supreme. Paradiso is of course no exception to this, held at the Gorge Amphitheater in what amounts to the desert of Eastern Washington. This year more than

Upper Left Brings Us Back to Basics With Source NYE (Exclusive Interview)

"A series of events designed to tell a story in the language we are best versed in: Music and atmosphere"

The festival scene throughout the last few years has evolved into something unrecognizable from its original form. Large-scale production values have taken center-stage, with most events doubling down on the idea that bigger equals better. That being so, it’s been exciting to see our own

Seattle Spotlight: Super Square Teams Up With Impossible Records

A local favorite makes their Impossible Records debut

There’s nothing we love more here at DMNW than supporting our talented locals. The latest comes to us courtesy of KJ Sawka’s Impossible Records: Super Square. The Seattle-based progressive bass trio has long been a local fixture, opening for Marshmello at Bumbershoot just a couple months

USC’s FreakNight 2016 Lineup Features a Host of Exciting New Names

Stay tuned for our all-inclusive Freaknight giveaway!

20th anniversaries are always an exciting affair. EDC Las Vegas celebrated theirs in style just this year. Shambhala’s two-decade party kicks off in 2017. For FreakNight, 20 years went by in a flash. In that time, we’ve seen everything from Nero’s live band on the mainstage,

These Seattle Bars Can Now Help You Test Your Drink For Date Rape Drugs

Two Capitol Hill bars have a new way to keep their patrons safe

We’ve talked in-depth about the dangers of spiked drinks in the past. In Seattle, it’s become something of an epidemic, with The Stranger polling 10 separate people who were victimized just this summer. Local bar and nightlife spot Chop Suey is looking to solve that

USC Unveils Phase 1 of the FreakNight 2016 Lineup

FreakNight has been a Seattle fixture for years, as the go-to Halloween celebration for the Northwest’s rave scene. USC Events has also made a habit of gifting us with bigger and better lineups on a yearly basis. In 2013, we got Dash Berlin, Destroid, and

7 Reasons Why Dubstep Isn’t Dead

Contrary to popular belief, bass music is alive and thriving

The prevailing opinion among many so-called “experts” over recent years is that dubstep is a dying genre. We’re here to refute this claim. In fact, we’re of the opinion that bass music is experiencing a golden age the likes of which the genre’s never seen. It’s

DMX to Usher in Summer in Style With Aston Manor and Upper Left

Grab your best board shorts and tank tops

The Northwest’s music scene is nothing if not eclectic. The hip-hop scene is led by the likes of Blue Scholars and Macklemore (among tons of other talent), while rock music has been buoyed by legends like Jimi Hendrix and Nirvana. Suffice it to say, we’ve never been

Paradiso 2016: Your Guide to the Lineup, Tickets, and More

Everything you need to know (including the best way to buy the cheapest tickets)

Ahh yes. Festival Season. That special time of year when the weather starts to get warmer, and the summer planning begins. Let’s not forget one of the most exciting parts of that either: The lineups. We’ve already gotten them for festivals like Shambhala, FVDED in

The Shambhala 2016 Lineup is the Most Eclectic One Yet

We hope you didn't sleep on tickets, because this one is huge

It may only be Spring, but that hasn’t done anything to temper our excitement about Shambhala this August. As one of the best festival experiences you’ll ever find, it’s a festival unafraid to push boundaries when it comes to its lineups. Last year, we were