Tag Archives: Pickathon

Pickathon 2016 Lineup Announced

This morning, Pickathon announced its 2016 lineup, and it’s a doozy! Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy headlines along with Yo La Tengo, Beach House, and Ty Segall & The Muggers, plus so many other KEXP favorites – like Black Mountain, Thee Oh Sees, Dan Deacon, Ibeyi, Fruit Bats, My Bubba, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Julia Holter…Read more…

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Live Video: Israel Nash – LA Lately

It’s a song we’ve recently featured as a podcast and one that’s gorgeously captured on their new LP, but to hear Israel Nash perform “LA Lately” live is like visiting the galaxy rather than viewing it from afar. This summer, KEXP caught up to the Dripping Springs, Texas-based singer-songwriter at Pickathon and recorded him andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 28th: • Danzig, Pennywise, Cancer Bats at Showbox SoDo // All Ages (more info) • Breathe Owl Breathe, Shenandoah Davis, Sean Nelson at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Barton Carroll, Wolf People, Joseph Giant at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Helms Alee, Coliseum at El Corazon // 21+Read more…

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Live Video: Valerie June at Pickathon

Earlier this month, KEXP returned to the magical space of the Bunny Glade during Pickathon 2014 to capture intimate acoustic sessions in this wooded oasis. Each of the 17 exclusive performances were special, but one of the most endearing moments for sure took place during Valerie June‘s set when a very young and enthusiastic listenerRead more…

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Video Premiere: Ty Segall at Pickathon 2013

Pickathon, an innovative weekend music festival located in the aptly-titled Happy Valley, Oregon, will open on the 1st of August and run through the 3rd. Over the course of the weekend, you can see bands like X, Parquet Courts, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Courtney Barnett, Angel Olsen, Warpaint, Jonathan Richman, Mac DeMarco, and many others. RecentlyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

iTunes Radio is now streaming Real Estate‘s brand new album Atlas a full week before its official release. This is the New Jersey outfit’s first new collection in three years. Listen HERE. And don’t forget: Real Estate will be the next band featured on KEXP’s Live Video Stream on Thursday, March 6th at 1:00 PMRead more…

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Live Video: Ty Segall at Pickathon 2013

If you’d been following the prolific career of Bay Area musician Ty Segall, you might have been surprised when he was announced to perform Pickathon earlier this year. But the 26-year-old Bay Area musician, whose discography is as labyrinthine as an 80’s record contract, and whose most recent recordings are full of heavy riffs, sonicRead more…

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Pickathon 2013: A Photo Field Guide

It’s the kind of thing you’re told all the time: “you just have to go there, do it, see it.” But it’s true: describing the experience of attending Pickathon is kind of like writing about music itself. Too much is lost in translation. That the festival remains a hidden gem in the Northwest seems bothRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2013 this weekend!

There’s probably no other festival as intimate, communal and sustainable in the Northwest like Pickathon. This weekend at the Pendarvis Farm just outside Portland, Oregon, a diverse gathering of bands like Feist, Andrew Bird, The Devil Makes Three, Divine Fits and Shabazz Palaces will perform as part of the 15th annual Pickathon Music Festival. AmpleRead more…

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Pickathon 2012 Schedule Released!

Pickathon 2012 is only a little over a month away, but you can start planning your weekend right now! The schedule for the Portland, Oregon event was released this morning, and alongside the set times for all of its great acts, they’ve announced a slew of previously unannounced non-musical activities to make this year’s PickathonRead more…

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