Pickathon 2016: The Music, the Magic, the Photos to Prove It

Our Pickathon weekend in pictures.

08/10/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 4–7

Aerialists spinning from the trees. Pink Martini crooning at the zoo. Coney Island photography in the Pearl. Pirouettes (and prima donnas, and Pee-wee, and Prospero) at the park. Ahoy, August.

08/04/2016 By Rebecca Jacobson and Lisa Dunn


Your Day-by-Day Pickathon Guide

The annually awesome Pendarvis Farm festival returns with a kick-ass lineup on six stages. We've combed through a packed schedule for musical highlights.

08/02/2016 By Portland Monthly Arts Team

Restaurant and Bar Updates

PREAM, Muselet, and the Bent Brick Call It Quits, Plus More PDX Food News

… including a flashy Ava Gene’s acquisition and Pickathon’s new dinner series.

07/18/2016 By Michelle Porter


The Latest in Portland Arts News—Powell's Expands on Hawthorne

Plus: Portland Art Museum promises Warhol and Rodin, and Pickathon starts the party.

01/14/2016 By Fiona McCann


Recapping Pickathon 2015—in Photos!

From a soulful Leon Bridges to Sinkane's sweaty psychadelia; from tUnE-yArDs' heart-pounding hypnotism to JD McPerson's retro rockabilly, Pickathon filled our ears, souls—and bellies—with delights. And we've got the pics to prove it.

08/03/2015 Photography by Brendan Duggan, Amy Martin, Andrea Tomasi, and Samuel Hunt By Benjamin Tepler and Allison Jones


PSU Students Designed this Awesome Pickathon Stage

A totally tubular backdrop reuses massive industrial materials.

07/31/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom


The Ultimate Pickathon 2015 Playlist

Eighteen hours of music, 271 songs: That’s our Pickathon playlist to get you tuned up for the annual festival.

07/27/2015 By Fiona McCann With Allison Jones

Music Festivals

Guide to 2015 Summer Concerts and Festivals

From Edgefield to Pickathon, Sasquatch to the Zoo, book your summer concert calendar with our 2015 guide!

05/04/2015 By Ramona DeNies


Arts Stories in PoMo's July Issue

Three new Portland TV shows, Pickathon redefines the concert video, Oregon Shakespeare Festival wins at the Tonys, and a PDX artist builds a monster, fire-breathing ship.

08/07/2014 Photography by Aaron Scott


Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31–Aug 3

Pabst sells tickets to Modest Mouse on the cheap, Pickathon rocks out, and the Great Horror Campout terrifies thrill-seekers for 12 straight hours.

07/31/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan


Can Pickathon Survive its Own Success?

The bucolic festival has always prized music over money. Can it find a way to thrive—and reinvent live concert video in the process? Aug 1–3

07/30/2014 By Aaron Scott


10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.



Slide Show: Pickathon 2013

Feist makes you cry (before rocking the amp), Andrew Bird strips down, and Sharon Van Etten compares Pickathon to summer camp. We have it all in pictures.



Pickathon Slide Show Recap

Feist makes you cry (before rocking the amp), Andrew Bird strips down, and Sharon Van Etten compares Pickathon to summer camp. We have it all in pictures.

08/12/2013 By Aaron Scott


Top Things To Do This Weekend: August 1-4

Trek in the Park, Opera in the Rose Garden, roots music in the woods, Ian Karmel on Portland—it's time to get out!

07/31/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff Edited by Claire Gordon


Pickathon Guide: 8 Bands to See

Sure, there's Feist and Andrew Bird, but we pick out 8 others you should make sure to catch this weekend as you revel at Pendarvis Farm.

07/31/2013 By Georgia Perry


Portland News to Chew

Harlow's debut, 2nd Story's shutter, Pickathon's culinary stars, and more of the week's Portland restaurant and bar news.

07/10/2013 By Allison Jones


Pickathon Schedule Released

Every moment counts so plan your Pickathon participation carefully!

06/11/2013 Photography by John Chandler


Portland Music Festival Field Guide

Be prepared with our Do's and Dont's for the best local music events: Waterfront Blues Festival, PDX Pop Now, and Pickathon.

06/02/2013 By Zach Dundas