Recreational Boating Information for the Northwest
Covering Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Underwater Music Festival
Underwater Music Festival - 2013
Newly sponsored by the
is the largest watercraft
rendezvous & concert in
the Pacific NW; bringing
live music via tug & barge
to +/-10K music loving
boaters - held on
Puget Sound, near
Gig Harbor, WA.
Though the concert is
held on a Saturday (12-6pm),
many watercraft arrive to the greater South Sound, as early as Thursday/Friday. By Friday/Saturday, most head to the greater region of Gig Harbor, Fox Island & Carr Inlet to rendezvous 'off shore' Rosedale, WA - near Raft Island, Cutts Island & Kopachuck State Park. Bands lined up to entertain the amazing crowd this year include National Award Winning local artists, Perry Acker, winner of Ford’s Gimme the Gig 2011.
UMF ON FACEBOOK:
If you're on Facebook, go "Like" the festival's page, for all the UMF updates and pre-event happenings.
UMF FUNDRAISING & SPONSOR PROGRAMS:
Though UMF is an all volunteer event, it is NOT free. There are basic Costs to cover and a charity which they support each year.
To continue this fantastic 'annual' watercraft concert, and charity fundraiser, folks are asked to reach into their pockets - to help support the UMF & Charity. All donations & proceeds, after hard costs, go to the charity. UMF Basic Costs: Tug & Barge, Security Skidos, Honey Buckets, Equipment.
Our greater boating community, businesses, and other groups, support the UMF via Fundraisers and Sponsor Programs. Yacht clubs, watercraft owners, and other organizations, can organize UMF Auctions, Collection Parties, and other fun events.
For more info on SPONSOR PROGRAMS and FUNDRAISING:
Gilda Duncan - 253-370-4846
Boat Launches - South Puget Sound
Fox Island Public Launch
South of Bridge
Gig Harbor Public Launch
South of Bridge
Point Defiance Park
South Des Moines
Steilacoom Public Launch
Next to Ferry Dock
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UMF is proud to donate all proceeds to one of their favorite charities - The Melodic Caring Project ! They stream live music events and concerts to terminally ill children in hospitals around the country.
Please remember this wonderful and charitable event, that is FREE TO ATTEND, only happens through business sponsorship and your donations. Thanks for your continued support!
2012 UMF CANCELED
Re-launch scheduled for 2013