Comedian, rapper and all-around smart/nice guy Open Mike Eagle was a pleasure to hang with when he swung through the Pickathon interview set this past summer. Whether talking Tights and Fights on his pro wrestling podcast, dropping self-described "art rap" records, or most recently landing a series slot on Comedy Central for his The New Negroes, the psych major is an intelligent, funny, conscious man so it was interesting to hear him and Portia Sabin of The Future of What talk about the business of music.
The Best Performances of Pickathon 2023Ryan J. Prado, Ignacio Quintana - Aug 8, 2023
The reimagining of the festival's grounds and the general flow of immersive neighborhood stages truly came into its stride for the 2023 edition, with perfect weather, a dizzying array of music and...
Rethinking Your Perfect Pickathon: 2022 Promises an Otherworldly Return for the Beloved Portland FestivalRyan J. Prado - Aug 1, 2022
Whether it’s your first time at Pendarvis Farm, or you misplaced a hoodie at your campsite in the before-times and are desperately hoping it’s waiting for you at the lost and found, Pickathon 2022...
Pickathon Announces 2022 LineupRyan J. Prado - Apr 12, 2022
After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Pickathon is back August 4 to 7 with a “genre-agnostic” lineup and revamped site design.
Save Our StagesChris Young - May 6, 2020
We need numerous independently owned venues and festivals to sustain our robust music ecosystem in Oregon. As the first to close but the last to reopen, these incubators of artistry are vital to...