Yo La Tengo singing layered and whispery lullabies to hypnotize their Woods Stage audience. Wolf Parade kicking their six-year hiatus to the dust with a rocking Mountain Stage return. Adia Victoria singing hauntingly of a dead cat while the sunbeams glinted off her gold sequined dress. The Canadian teenage siblings of Tennyson winning over their elders in the Galaxy Barn. King Sunny Ade proving they were worth the hourlong wait with some high-energy, happy moves that pushed the Woods Stage to the limit. Death Cab for Cutie's Dave Depper in a bear suit. Meeting old friends in the line for Stumptown in the morning. Tents, tapestries, and tigers in the woods. The fried chicken steam buns that just hit the spot. Alvvays. Fruit Bats. Boulevards. Beach House. That was some festival, people.
Pickathon 2016 kept with the tradition of stand-out musical acts in intimate surroundings, making for a four-day party in the trees with a few thousand of your closest friends. Scroll through our slideshow for proof.