GreenNote Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesWashington
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Seattle, Washington, USA
Festival Contact Information

Info Line: 877-774-3382
Fax: +01 206-299-3512

Festival Description

"Seattle's own Acoustic Music Festival and Green Expo" — One Degree Events, the producer of PrideFest at the Seattle Center, announces GreenNote, a green music festival that takes place at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle, Washington. The festival is free, and each night, One Degree will present a ticketed fundraising concert for environmental non‐profits, each featuring headlining national talent.

The GreenNote main stage area will hold 4000 attendees and will be the summer’s only concert series on the Downtown Waterfront along PugetSound. With over 100 local and national performers on 3 stages, over 100 vendors compromised of nonprofits, corporations, and small businesses, and daily workshops on green gardening and tips on composting and recycling, GreenNote will bring environmental consciousness to the urban music festival. With educational forums, workshops, green food and crafts vendors... plus more...

GreenNote will be a family-friendly event, with programming for both kids 12 and under and for teenagers, and food and music that will appeal to the whole family.

Festival Dates July 8 - 10, 2011
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Festival Events:

Featured performances 2011:
  • Saturday, July 9 — Headliner
    GreenNote welcomes singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson (Come On Get Higher, Car Crash) to perform for all of you. If you’ve never heard him live, it’s a treat for sure, and he’s a classic storyteller and entertainer. To top it off, he releases his new album in June, so he’ll be blowing up at the time and just ripe for the GreenNote pickin’.
  • Saturday, July 9 — Special Guest
    Our special guest for Saturday of GreenNote this year is Joshua James (Crash This Train), another unique singer-songwriter who will no doubt blow you away. As we’ve learned from concerts in the past, from openers like Jon McLaughlin and James Blunt, sometimes you go to see the headliner and come away remembering the opening act.


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  • Crosscut Tout: No electric guitars at new festival, by Travis Hay (Crosscut blog, January 25,2010)


Practical Info:

Band information:
  • ARE YOU A PERFORMER OR IN A BAND THAT WANTS TO PERFORM? We’re looking for great local bands to be part of this exciting new acoustic music festival. Find out more about how to participate. Contact Egan Orion, Festival Director, GreenNote at
  • Mural Amphitheatre
    Seattle, Washington
Greening initiatives:
  • GreenNote will promote green energy and sustainability as an integral part of the festival program. Electricity useage is saved by GreenNote’s exclusive music program of acoustic music. Any electricity usage at the festival will be powered by biodiesel generators. Green Food booths maned by local vendors will feature sustainable foods. Non-vehicle transportation is encouraged by providing biking valets. In addition, Green-friendly and gardening workshops will take place.


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