Last week, we suggested Pickathon as a must-do this summer. The Portland-area festival is announcing its 2014 lineup this month, revealing just a few bands each day. This morning, they’ve announced the return of Parquet Courts, a favorite of KEXP listeners and DJs in 2013, and one of last year’s highlights at Pickathon. Their encore appearance is one of the many reasons you’ll want to grab tickets soon. There are 26 other reasons listed below.
To celebrate the return of Parquet Courts to Pickathon, we’re offering the video premiere of “Yr No Stroner” from their Pickathon performance last year in the Galaxy Barn:
Here are the other bands already announced. Look for more revealed each day on Pickathon’s Facebook page.
Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer
Gregory Alan Isakov
Love As Laughter
Possessed By Paul James
The Barr Brothers
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Ural Thomas & The Pain