MusicfestNW 2006

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With the departure of the North By Northwest music festival (NXNW) from Portland, Oregon, Willamette Week (Portland's Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative newsweekly and longtime co-producer of NXNW) teamed up with members of the local and regional music scene to create a new, non-profit, music festival in 2001: MusicfestNW. The goal was to create a festival, made by and for the Northwest music community that would be at once vital and commercially viable. The first five years of the annual September festival has made MusicfestNW synonymous with the region's best music and live music venues.

MusicfestNW 2006 will take over Portland September 7, 8 and 9. Fans get to experience musical brilliance and diverse genres with Indie rock, hip-hop, bluegrass, alt-country, electronica, DJs, gospel, tribute bands, prepubescent rock, rollicking street performers and everything in between! Last year's attendance was over 16,000!

This year, MusicfestNW is taking submissions EXCLUSIVELY through Sonicbids!

Bands selected to play festival will receive $100, one (1) wristband for each band member and any other perks we can wrangle.

MusicfestNW is sponsored by Willamette Week, Comcast, and Sonicbids.