KZAX 3rd Anniversary: Radio Isn't Dead

Poster by Prairie Sandblom

Poster by Prairie Sandblom

Bellngham Beer & Music Festival: Radio Isn’t Dead!

Make.Shift and KZAX 94.9FM will join the Whatcom Beer and Wine Foundation at the sixth annual Bellingham Beer and Music Festival: Radio Isn’t Dead. This year’s theme centers on community radio and local music in celebration of KZAX radio’s three-year anniversary! The event is open to guests ages 21 and over and will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 29th at the North Bellingham Golf Course located at 205 W Smith Road in Bellingham. Advance tickets are $30 per attendee, $35 if purchased at the event, and $20 for students.


The festival will include up to 35 breweries pouring up to 80 different beers, live music from Motus, Hot Wax, Withering Blooms, and Candace, as well as food trucks from a variety of vendors. Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass, beer sampling tickets, and access to live music and food vendors. Funds raised will be donated to Make.Shift and KZAX 94.9FM for their operational budget, equipment and event costs, and more. Tickets can be purchased online via the Facebook event here. For accessibility and additional event information, please email

Photo by Christopher Butcher at  BAMF 2019

Photo by Christopher Butcher at BAMF 2019


We need lots of volunteers throughout the event, see details about shifts and needs on the sign up here.


Make.Shift Art Space is a 501 ©3 nonprofit DIY venue dedicated to providing a space for all-ages art and music in Bellingham. The 8,000-square-foot space includes 21 studios, an award-winning gallery, a live music performance space and a low-power radio station KZAX 94.9.