WHAT IS FREAKOUT FESTIVAL?
Freakout Festival was formerly the Psychedelic Holiday Freakout Festival that stated in 2013 as an annual event curated in different neighborhoods of Seattle. Now in it’s 7th year and third in a row in Ballard Freakout returns on 11/14-17. The festival is produced by independent record label Freakout Records, owned by Skyler Locatelli and Guy Keltner with support of Festival Director, Nathan Casey. Since 2016 Freakout has showcased stages at SXSW, Treefort Music Fest, Off Beat Music Fest and presented shows in Seattle, NYC, LA, Portland, Reno, and Mexico City.
Will call tickets can be picked up at Salmon Bay Eagles Club (5pm), Conor Byrne (6pm) and the Sunset Tavern (7pm).
Tickets will be available both Friday and Saturday at Conor Byrne (credit cards only) and Salmon Bay Eagles Club (cash or credit cards). Tickets will still be available online throughout the weekend.
WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
WANT TO SPONSOR?
Freakout works with many local and national partners to create a unique activation for brands. Inquire by sending an email to our sponsorship team HERE.
WHO IS PLAYING?
Each year Freakout Records brings together a variety of bands, largely from the greater Pacific Northwest as well National and International touring bands. The 2019 festival will not disappoint! We look forward to seeing you there. Click here to see the full lineup.
IS IT ALL AGES?
YES! We're pleased to announce that we've added new venues this year that allow us to welcome underage music lovers. CC Filson, Caffe Umbria, Lagunitas and The Salmon Bay Eagles club will host some of our favorite acts and be open all weekend to those younger than 21. All other venues will require an I.D. for entry.
WHERE DO I GO?
Freakout Festival will take place in Ballard (Seattle) for 2019 and spread between several locations, including the Tractor Tavern, Conor Byrne, Sunset Tavern, Caffe Umbria, Lagunitas Brewing, The Salmon Bay Eagles Club and Filson Ballard. Click here to view our festival map and to learn more about the venues.
HOW DO I BUY TICKETS?
Tickets are on sale via Stranger Tickets. You can purchase single day tickets or save some dough and purchase weekend passes that cover both Friday and Saturday. We are also offering a 4 x day VIP pass this year. More info via Stranger Tickets. Day-of tickets will be sold at the venues with the option of purchasing a tickets to single venues.
IS THERE PARKING?
We strongly recommend that everyone use public transportation, whether King County Metro, Uber, Lyft, ReachNow, BMX pegs, etc. Street parking is available throughout Ballard on a first-come, first-served basis if you plan to bring a car.
NEED A PRESS PASS?
Click here to apply for credentials.
Possibly the greatest radio station in the world, our good friends at KEXP, specifically El Sonido, will be closely involved in curating strong local talent for this years fest.
VERA is an all-ages volunteer-fueled music and arts venue. By engaging participants at all levels of music production and community organizing, Vera fulfills its mission to foster a participatory creative culture through popular music concerts, arts programs, experiential learning and volunteer opportunities for all ages, especially young people.
Based in Austin Texas, Tito’s Vodka is distilled from corn and naturally gluten free! Tito’s will be featured at our Main Stage Bar with proceeds benefiting the Vera Project.
Topo Chico is sparkling mineral water sourced and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico since 1895. Freakout is excited to have Topo Chico quenching our thirst and mixed in our cocktails all weekend!
Without VWC, Freakout Records would spend a lot more time worrying about finances and a lot less time bringing you great music. We’re so thankful to have their support!
CC Filson in Ballard hosts a stage at Freakout and we are stoked for their support. Filson is a locally based, globally recognized outfitter and manufacturer of goods for outdoor enthusiasts.
Italian Coffee Roaster in Seattle via Perugia Italy, roast fine coffees, with Cafe’s in Seattle, Portland, Chicago and more. Umbria hosts a stage and keeps Freakout fueled on coffee and cold brew all weekend!