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Pickathon at Pendarvis Farm, Photo by DREW BANDY //
Pickathon at Pendarvis Farm, Photo by DREW BANDY //

Pickathon 2017: OMN Picks

By MEGHAN KEARNEY // Just over a week until this year’s Pickathon, and we’ve got a handful of must-sees to catch on the farm

The annual Pickathon Music Festival is nearly one week away and we are gearing up to catch some of our most anticipated acts, long-time favorites, and new discoveries. The best part about this homegrown festival is the opportunity to catch artists in multiple time slots, and across the varied Pickathon stages - each offering a unique experience from the last and it's time to make that schedule!

The festival, which takes place at Happy Valley's Pendarvis Farm (just a 30 minute drive south east of Portland, OR), is a family-run, DIY, environmentally conscious weekend adventure. Bring your tent and camp alongside the Woods Stage or sprawl deep into the wooded landscapes of the farm, just a short trek away from the festival's central square. Bring your friends, bring your family - and don't forget, kids 12 and under get in free! 

Tickets are close to selling out, but if you rush, you can still join your Pickathon family and the amazing artists set to play this year at Pendarvis Farm. This year’s festival is headlined by Dinosaur Jr., Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Drive-By Truckers, and Deer Tick with performances from stand-out local acts like The Last Artful, Dodgr, Y La Bamba, 1939 Ensemble, Coco Columbia, and many more. Check out the full lineup here.

Come eat, drink, meet, greet, and most importantly - listen with us, at one of Oregon’s best summer music festivals. Snag your tickets here, and don’t forget to start planning your schedule, with a little help from us!

OMN’s Top Picks for Pickathon 2017

Pinegrove - Addictive, twangy vocals over indie-folk with a stabbing lyricism
Saturday, 9:20-10:20pm, Woods Stage
Sunday, 7:10-8:10pm, Mt. Hood Stage

Tank and the Bangas - Energetic mix of all-out soul party and crooning with a message
Saturday, 4:20-5:20pm, Woods Stage
Sunday, 7:50-8:50pm, Treeline Stage

Jay Som - Indie rock with equal parts attitude and charm
Friday, 4:50-5:50pm, Treeline Stage
Saturday, 12-1pm, Galaxy Barn

Cat Hoch - Bone-chilling psych-rock fronted by fairy-tale vocals
Friday, 2:40-3:40pm, Lucky Barn
Sunday, 1:40-2:40pm, Galaxy Barn

RY X - Atmospheric and haunting; peaceful minimalism
Thursday, 1:05-2am, Starlight Stage
Friday 7:40-8:40pm, Woods Stage

Xenia Rubinos - Pure rock n’ roll with a soulful, sassy spin
Friday 8:10-9:10pm, Treeline Stage
Saturday 5:30-6:30pm, Mt. Hood Stage

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Tom Jensen

With regret I need to sell my Pickathon tickets.

I would like to sell them as a package if possible.

I have;

1 RV pass

2 weekend passes

3 (accidentally as I only was after two) early entry passes

Sad as I am to miss the show I will be sadder still to lose my $1168 purchase price.

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