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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.

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


PSU Students Designed this Awesome Pickathon Stage

A totally tubular backdrop reuses massive industrial materials.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/31/2015


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.

  • By Fiona McCann and Allison Jones
  • Published 07/27/2015

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!

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 05/04/2015


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.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/07/2014


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.

  • By Schuyler Keenan, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/31/2014


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

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 07/30/2014


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.

  • Published 12/02/2013


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.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/12/2013


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!

  • By Claire Gordon and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/31/2013


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.

  • By Georgia Perry
  • Published 07/31/2013


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.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 07/10/2013


Pickathon Schedule Released

Every moment counts so plan your Pickathon participation carefully!

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/11/2013


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.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 06/02/2013


Ticket Alert: Pickathon 2013

"Country music" doesn't begin to cover the range of artists picking and singing at this annual al fresco festival.

  • By Jessica Shulsinger
  • Published 02/25/2013

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Weekend Picks!

Farm-fresh roots rock, arborial acrobatics, Buddhist revels, and Broadway classics

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 08/06/2010

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Pickathon Founder Speaks Volumes

Indie Roots Music Festival founder Zale Schoenborn expounds on big ideas. Edited by Anne Adams.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 08/04/2010
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