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Ginger Ninjas bringing bicycle music fest to Seattle

You may remember the Bicycle Music Festival post that was posted a little while ago? Well Seattle get ready, because the Ginger Ninjas will be coming through August 22nd on a 500 tour. Eugene to Vancouver BC.


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The mission of the Bicycle Music Festival tour is to promote sustainable culture in general and bicycle culture in particular, by physically engaging and immersing communities in the magic of bike culture, and cultivating and nurturing networks of local sustainable musicians, through our staging of free, community participatory, bicycle-based music events.

The Pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Festival Tour follows in the tire tracks of the San Francisco BMF—”the largest 100% bicycle-powered music festival in the world”—and the Ginger Ninjas’ globe trotting bike music shenanigans. San Francisco’s free, all-day (and late into the night) event takes place annually on the Saturday closest to the summer solstice.

A Bicycle Music Festival typically features: a 1–2000 watt pedal-powered PA system, as many as 15 bands, up to 7 festival stops, outrageous Critical Mass-style bicycle party caravans between festival stops, and zero use of cars or trucks.

With its completely bike-haulable stage, the event is packed up and deployed numerous times: staged sequentially at different public parks and also on a moving “Live On Bike” stage which rolls down city streets.


  • bikejuju

    July 6, 2009

    That’s also the day Bicycle Film Festival is screening here, hopefully the scheduling of the two will complement each other and not conflict.

  • Ryan

    July 6, 2009

    Yeah- I would hope that they’ve looked at the dates for the BFF- they have been posted for a while. That weekend is going to be ridiculous for bike events. There is different stuff going on on Fri, Sat. And Sun!

  • bikejuju

    July 16, 2009

    Bike film festival Seattle is now August 8.

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