Spoken Word

Poets at Pickathon? We're In.

Shayla Lawson may be best known as a poet, but that doesn’t mean she can’t play a music festival.

08/02/2017 By Bryanna Briley

The Essentials

12 Portland Shows, Events, and Pure-Genius Things to Know This August

See a different kind of eclipse, get your family heirlooms assessed at the Antiques Roadshow, and belt tunes from the Revolution Hall roof.

07/10/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann

Music

Charles Bradley, Dinosaur Jr., and Drive-By Truckers Are Pickathon Bound

The annual Happy Valley hoedown has announced its initial lineup of 42 international and local acts.

01/19/2017 By Lauren Kershner

MUSIC

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

Music

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

CULTURE CALL SHEET

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

MUSIC FESTIVAL

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

ARCHITECTURE

PSU Students Designed this Awesome Pickathon Stage

A totally tubular backdrop reuses massive industrial materials.

07/31/2015 By Rachel Sandstrom

FESTIVALS

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

IN THE MAGAZINE

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

EDITOR'S PICKS

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

DISPATCH

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

NOD TO NOSTALGIA

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.

12/02/2013

Slideshow

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.

08/12/2013

CONCERTS

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

EVENTS

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

CONCERTS

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