Fest Experience

Upstream Music Fest + Summit is a three day music fest where attendees can discover acclaimed national artists performing alongside 200+ rising stars from the Northwest and beyond. Our open campus in the heart of Seattleā€™s historic arts and entertainment district allows for serendipitous moments for fans and musicians alike, and our variety of ticket options means you can curate your perfect weekend of music.

The Sound Lot features TWO stages—the Amazon Music main stage and KEXP stage—featuring sixteen main stage acts including The Flaming Lips, Cut Copy, Valerie June, and Zola Jesus as well as a variety of food, libations and activities. The Sound Lot is the perfect home-base for three days of music discovery in the heart of Seattle.
Amazon Music Main Stage
KEXP Stage
Head into the heart of Pioneer Square to one of our 15+ venues, many guest curated by a wide range of music experts including Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic, Consequence of Sound, and Sub Pop Records. Along the way you could bump into your favorite local artist crossing Occidental Park or grab a drink next to the drummer you saw perform hours before—Upstream offers a truly unique and personal attendee experience.
Jenn Champion at Buttnick 1st Ave.
MASZER at J&M Cafe
Black Stax at House of Sparkling Ice (Buttnick Building)
Acid Tongue at AXIS