by Sean Jewell :: In just its fourth year, the riotously successful Chinook Fest has birthed a sister festival: Chinook Fest Summit. Held at Snoqualmie, Chinook Fest Summit is looking hot for its inaugural year featuring alternative rock up and comers X Ambassadors and soul singer Allen Stone, plus country folk stalwarts The Maldives, and blues destroyers Tango […]

By Sean Jewell:: Cody Beebe & the Crooks don’t do anything halfway. Their western Americana is a relentless, guitar driven affair; punching through blues, country, and southern rock influence to achieve their ardent, fiery sound. You get the feeling listening to their tunes that they aren’t crooks at all, that, as Charlie Daniels said, they “don’t want […]