Award-Winning Sunbanks Festival

The Sunbanks Festival is a four-day, semi-annual music festival located against the backdrop of Banks Lake near Grand Coulee Dam at the beautiful Sunbanks Lake Resort in Electric City, Washington. The prestigious event is a seven-time Washington Blues Society B.B. Award recipient for “Best Music Festival” in the state! Founded in 1995, local, regional, national, and international artists alike have performed on this diverse stage that features rhythm & blues, rockabilly, funk, roots rock, Americana, singer songwriters, and more.

Held biannually, the 2018 springtime version of the festival will take place on Thursday, May 17 through Sunday, May 20. It all begins on Thursday evening with Acoustic Music in the Cantina – an intimate rock garden amphitheater located behind the grand log cabin lodge. Then the main party continues Friday through Sunday on the main stage with featured acts performing in an awesome setting surrounded by the stunning scenery of the lake framed by the rolling foothills.

Performing at the festival will be The Delgado Brothers, Janiva Magness, Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps, LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends, Randy Oxford Band, TJ & the Suitcase, ​Black Lillies, James King & the Southsiders, Rod Cook & Toast, Cody Ray & the New Favorites, Billy Stoops & the Dirt Angels, The Hoyer Brothers, Mark Riley Trio, Octopus Ballet, Heather & Donny Jones, Be Tricky, Champagne Sunday, Rachel & Roger Williamson, Tod Lemkuhl, and Walker Sherman.

For more information, including tickets, lodging, camping and more, visit the festival website at