Good news for bluegrass fans, Yonder Mountain String Band will continue their annual Northwest String Summit at the majestic Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, OR. The 13th annual summit will take place from July 17th-21st. The initial lineup for NWSS has been announced, and joining Yonder at the Hideout will be YMSB side project Wicked Messenger as well as Steep Canyon Rangers, Shook Twins, Fruition and many more. Colorado’s The Motet has been tapped as the Saturday late night performers. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

Four-day passes and RV passes go on sale February 7 at 10 a.m. PT via the event’s website.

Here’s the full initial lineup for this year’s Northwest String Summit:

Yonder Mountain String Band

Wicked Messenger Featuring Adam Aijala and Ben Kaufmann

The Motet (Saturday Late Night)

Steep Canyon Rangers

Shook Twins


Dead Winter Carpenters

Burle & The No Brainers

The Blackberry Bushes


Rumpke Mountain Boys

Big E’s Majik Morning Show

The Lil’ Smokies 2013 Band Competition Winners

[via Yonder Mountain String Band Facebook Page]