What is Volume?

Volume is an annual music festival in downtown Spokane featuring local and regional talent. It’s organized by the Inlander, the weekly paper for the Inland Northwest, and it’s hosted in music venues throughout downtown.


When is it?

June 1-2, 2018.


Which venues are involved this year?

Acts will be performing at the following venues: Baby Bar (all ages until 9), The Bartlett (all ages), The Big Dipper (all ages), Mootsy’s, nYne, The Observatory, Red Room, Washington Cracker Co. Building (all ages).


Who’s playing the festival?

Find the full lineup here.


Where is each act performing?

A venue-by-venue schedule will be released in May.


How much are passes?

In advance, two-day festival passes are $25. At the festival, the price is $35. Individual day passes will be sold at the festival for $20.


How do I buy a festival pass now?

Buy tickets at Volume.inlander.com/tickets, and pick them up at the festival. On Friday, pick up your tickets outside the Washington Cracker Co. Building (304 W. Pacific Ave.) from 4:30 to 9 pm. On Saturday, ticket pick-up is from 4:30 to 8 pm. Don’t miss those pick-up times! You can also buy in person at Paper and Cup (1227 W. Summit Parkway) and at any Global Credit Union location.


How do I get from venue to venue?

Well, use your own two feet. Or, better yet, display your festival pass and hop a free ride on the Spokane Party Bus.


How do you keep the festival passes so cheap? Are the musicians getting paid?

Yes, performers get paid. Volume is able to keep the price low in part thanks to our presenting sponsor, Global Credit Union, and hotel partner, Hotel RL.


Are kids allowed? Are they free?

Many of the venues are open to all ages. Kids 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult with a festival pass.


What if a performer I want to see cancels?

We will do our best to notify everyone of any schedule changes, but lineups are subject to change, at any time, without notice. All sales are final.


What is the refund policy?

All sales are final for all Volume passes. Volume reserves the right to cancel any parts of the event, in circumstances Volume deems unsafe for festival goers and musicians. In case of such a cancellation, tickets will not be refunded.


I’m a working member of the media. How do I get credentials?

Fill out this form to request a media pass.


Can I volunteer with Volume?

Yes, Volume needs a handful of volunteers to help us set up for the festival and run the will-call booth. In return, volunteers can free passes and a festival T-shirt. Fill out this form if you want to receive more information.


Can I play Volume?

Volume is booked for 2018. Check back this summer for details on the submission process to be considered for 2019.


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