Now accepting 2024 Festival Artist Applications

We are happy to announce that we’re now accepting applications for the Second Annual Washougal Songcraft Festival, happening August 15-17, 2024. We will also be sponsoring daytime performances the prior Saturday, August 10 2024, as part of the Washougal Arts Festival. Please share the link with the songwriters in your community! The application is here: 2024 Washougal Songcraft Festival Application

Washougal Song Circle #12 – Feb 1st

Celebrating regional songwriters is a mission of Washougal Songcraft Festival. We are thrilled to present three artists who are joining our series for the first time! Join us Thursday, Feb. 1st at 54-40 Taproom in Washougal, 6-8 pm, for the songs of Leo Moon, Pythias Braswell, and David Pollack. RSVP / Invite Friends on Facebook

Washogual Song Circle #11 – Jan 4 2024

Join us for the first song Washougal Song Circle of 2024 – triple-duo edition! Laska (Hannah and Mookie Morton), Dumpster Joe and Taylor (aka ‘the boys’) Moon, and Washougal’s own Raven Fables. Original songs, free, all-ages! RSVP on Facebook and invite your friends!

Washougal Song Circle #10 – Dec. 7 at 54-40

Our final song circle of 2023 brings a fantastic line-up of creative performers to Washougal! Join us for Jet Black Pearl, Michael Gerard Levasseur, and Karyn Ann. Free, all-ages! Jet Black Pearl is a creator of alternative worlds filled with surreal humor and wry observations. Michael Gerard Levasseur is a guitarist, singer, and poet originally from Brooklyn NY whose band […]

Thanks for an awesome Song Circle #9!

We had a fantastic time hosting songwriters Heather Christie, Owen Kortz and Quinton Parker on Thursday Nov. 2nd and 54-40 Brewing in Washougal. It’s inspiring to hear the wonderful songwriting… and did we mention the gorgeous voices? This song circle was angelic! We can’t wait til the next one on Dec. 7th.

‘Gala’ BBQ and Fundraiser, Sunday July 9!

Culture is made by community! We invite you to become a part of this community producing the first annual Washougal Songcraft Festival. Join us on Sunday July 9 for a Gala BBQ Fundraiser! We’ll have a fun private garden party with food, beverages, songs, and raffle items. We are asking all attendees to make a $25 donation to help jump-start […]

Editorial: Washougal needs performing arts

The Columbian newspaper published a letter to the editor last week from Washougal Songcraft Festival co-founder Christopher Corbell, on the lack of any performing arts space in Washougal. Read the letter online and share the link if you agree! Read about our Washougal Venue Initiative for more data about regional cities and arts venues, and join us in our long-term […]