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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 R...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: Happyness at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Pickathon's 2015 Fall Season continues. Each week, the rustically set, Portland-area festival is running an ambitious program of four new episodes every week through February 2016. Through twelve individual channels of content, you can experience this one-of-a-kind festival in the most intimate o...


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Pickathon

Live Video: Fruit Bats at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Pickathon's 2015 Fall Season is in full steam. Each week, they're running an ambitious program of four new episodes every week through February 2016. Through twelve individual channels of content, you'll be able to experience this one of a kind festival in the most intimate of ways... you'll go, ...


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Live Video: Edna Vazquez at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Pickathon's 2015 Fall Season has just begun. This week, they're kicking off an ambitious run of four new episodes every week through February 2016. Through twelve individual channels of content, you'll be able to experience this one of a kind festival in the most intimate of ways... you'll go, On...


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Live Video Pickathon

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...


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Live Video Pickathon KEXP Suggests

Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or ...


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Pickathon KEXP Suggests

Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don't let the name fool you. Pickathon isn't just about banjos and guitars... well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today's best purveyors of old timey sounds, you'll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sun...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: Ages and Ages & Quilt at Pickathon

We've recorded a lot of unique performances during Pickathon over the past few years, but there's nothing quite like lush orchestration and natural harmonies to complement the gorgeous wooded oasis that is the Bunny Glade. Two of the bigger ensembles this year were also two of the most enjoyable,...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: Those Darlins at Pickathon

Nothing like dirtying up a pristine wooded oasis with some gritty rock from Those Darlins. The Nashville band joined us in the Bunny Glade during Pickathon last month for an acoustic set of twang-tinged girl group meets garage rock songs from their latest album, Blur The Line, and a chilling cove...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: Hiss Golden Messenger at Pickathon

Considering his past, The Lightness of Being might be a suitable alternative to name Hiss Golden Messenger's new album, The Lateness of Dancers. Whether he's has found answers to the questions haunting his darker, folkier albums or just accepted the mystery and moved on, the Durham, NC, songwrite...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: The Barr Brothers at Pickathon

You might never expect this to happen to you: strolling through the woods, lulled by an enchanting melody, sorrowful yet sweet, and finding not some wandering minstrel strumming in a sun-dappled clearing but a 5-member band set up with an organ, an upright bass, and a full-sized harp. That's the ...


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Live Video Pickathon

Live Video: Mac DeMarco 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 we couldn't have asked for a better way to end our final day than with the charming s...


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