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July 28, 2013 at 2:04 PM

Rock music in the woods: Images from Timber! 2013


Portland rock veterans Quasi took the stage for a raucous set at Timber! on Saturday. Photo by Owen R. Smith.

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival was a giant, well-organized party in the woods. Everything from the corporate and community partnerships to the facilities on site made the weekend safe, fun and memorable.

Oh, and then there were the bands. So many great bands played. See my review here and enjoy some of the indelible moments from the festival after the break.


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July 28, 2013 at 1:17 PM

Timber! Outdoor Music stands tall its first year | Festival review

As the sun set Saturday on the second and final night of Timber! Outdoor Music Festival and a throng of humanity pushed toward the stage, dancing with abandon, it was clear the festival’s inaugural run had been a tremendous success. The Helio Sequence at Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2013, by Owen R. Smith. The Helio Sequence, in…


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July 23, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Timber! Festival weds music and nature

Eric D. Johnson, main man in the Fruit Bats (Annie Beedy) You might think that creating another music festival to tempt Washingtonians this summer would be overkill. After all, Capitol Hill Block Party is happening this weekend, and so are Jazz Port Townsend and an all-day smooth jazz festival at Chateau Ste. Michelle; country extravaganza Watershed is…


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