Online Festival Pass sales have ended, but you can purchase them in-person at the Broadway Performance Hall (1625 Broadway) anytime between 12pm-10pm Wed 9/25 – Fri 9/27 or Sat 9/28 from 12pm- 5pm. You can also purchase tickets to most events online before hand or at the door the night of the show (see Individual Event Ticket information below).

The Decibel Festival Pass gives you access to 27 club showcases (11 venues, featuring 140+ artists), 4 OPTICAL A/V events, the three-day dB Conference and, for the first time ever, ALL 6 AFTER HOURS EVENTS ARE INCLUDED!

As with previous years, the boat parties are not included with your pass (please see individual ticket links below).

Individual Event Tickets

If you prefer to purchase individual tickets, below are links to all Decibel Festival events, ranging from club showcases, to seated OPTICAL A/V events, to boat parties, to after parties, to the opening gala. For more detailed information on these events, please explore our Program and Venues.

Will Call & Box Office

This year’s will call will be located at Broadway Performance Hall (1625 Broadway – centrally located on Capitol Hill). In addition to serving as will call this year, Broadway Performance Hall will house the box office, press area, merchandise, dB Conference and dB in the Park (BPH Plaza). In other words, you can consider Broadway Performance Hall the the official hub of the 2013 Decibel Festival. If you have questions, go there and dB staff will be able to assist you, or you can email

Will call hours are as follows:

Tues, Sept 24 ~ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Wed-Fri, Sept 25-27 ~ 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sat, Sept 28 ~ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM


Tickets for individual events may be purchased in advance through the venue or at the Will Call/Box Office area at Broadway Performance Hall. For most events you can also purchase tickets at the venue the night of the event, but it is encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to avoid being denied entry to a sold out event. Credit cards will be accepted at will call and merchandise areas.


Green Statement

Decibel’s Green Efforts grew out of collective values of environmental stewardship and sustainability. Every event inevitably creates an environmental footprint and the Decibel team, in collaboration with all of you, wants to take green steps to reduce our impact.

Green Pass

‘Green Pass’ contributions will go towards Decibel’s Greening Efforts, such as, but not limited to: increased recycling/waste management, compostable cups and sustainable merchandise.

Green Pass holders will be entered into a raffle to include: A pair of tickets to “dBx 10th Anniversary Opening Gala” at Chihuly Garden and Glass, Klean Kanteen products & Color Cloud hammock.