Pretty Lights in His New Music Video Announcing the Soundship Spacesystem Tour

Cascade Equinox Festival 2023: A Cross-Genre Camping Experience in Oregon

From September 22 to 24, seasoned event organizers Gem & Jam and 4 Peaks Presents invite you to the first-ever Cascade Equinox Festival at Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, OR. The event will feature over 50 musical acts, spanning various genres, including Pretty Lights, Goose, Big Wild, Phantogram, Trevor Hall & The Great In-Between, Of The Trees, Emancipator, and Fruition.

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With its picturesque Central Oregon location, the festival promises to showcase a diverse lineup of jam, electronic, funk, soul, and bluegrass acts. Electro-soul pioneer Pretty Lights will return after a five-year hiatus, offering fans an unforgettable performance as part of his Soundship Spacesystem Tour.

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Additional headliners include electronic music heavyweights Big Wild, Phantogram, Of The Trees, and Emancipator, as well as jam and bluegrass acts Goose, Trevor Hall & The Great In Between, and Fruition. Cascade Equinox will also feature a stage dedicated to Pacific Northwest artists, providing a platform for regional talent.

Beyond the music, the festival offers various activities, such as workshops, kids zones, carnival rides, culinary commons, a healing sanctuary, yoga, beer and wine tastings, interactive art installations, and live art. The 340-acre venue boasts stunning views of snow-capped mountains, trees, and a creek, creating a unique, naturalistic music festival experience.

Various camping options are available, including glamping at the Alpenglow Campground, RV hookups at Expo Center RV Park, and areas for dry RVs, car camping, and walk-in camping. Off-site hotel packages are also available.

Upgrade your festival experience with The Inner Circle Upgrade, which includes express check-in, private parking, lounge access, complimentary snacks and beverages, a designated main stage viewing area, and more.

Tier 1 GA passes are sold out, but Tier 2 GA passes are still available, with payment plans offered for 3-Day GA passes. Get your tickets now and connect with Cascade Equinox Festival on their website:


Franz Hilberath is a writer, publicist, artist manager, and editor/founder of MP3 MAG. Franz's passion for telling creative's stories began as a journalist with local and national newspapers (Creative Loafing, USA Today), magazines (Marquee, Man of the Hour), and blogs (, CULTR). His byline spans live event coverage, music reviews and interviews with innovators such as ODESZA, Marc Rebillet, RUFUS DU SOL, Lee “Scratch” Perry, GRiZ, & SOFI TUKKER. Today, as an independent publicist (Franz.mp3), Franz has represented true creatives and esteemed labels such as Zeds Dead (Deadbeats), Gravitas Recordings, Mersiv (MorFlo Records), Night Tales (Ultra Records), Of The Trees (Memory Palace), Justin Jay (Fantastic Voyage), Meduso, KHIVA, RaeCola, THRASHA and more.