PDX Pop Now! at AudioCinema

July 24 - 26, 2015

AudioCinema226 SE Madison St. PortlandOR97214

all ages

Returning to AudioCinema for the second consecutive year, the 12th annual edition of Portland’s premier all-ages, free music festival—which features only PDX-based acts—will once again be a yearly snapshot of our scene’s sights and sounds. With a reputation for offering a diversity of genres back to back, each year the three-day fest features an amazing array of up-and-coming talent—some of which go on to national acclaim while others, who may have sounded equally impressive on that July afternoon, fizzle out and return two years down the line in a different band. That’s the beauty of the regenerative musical process on display at PDX Pop Now! Plus, the band-versus-band basketball tournament, Rigsketball, will return to the concrete concert grounds again in 2015. Best known for this fest and its annual compilation (2015 comp submissions will be accepted from February 1 to March 15), the volunteer-run nonprofit also supports music education in schools and access to live performances for fans of all ages.

Check out highlights from last year's fest below as well as an alphabetized lineup of this year's 40-plus performers.

Amber Moon
Big Haunt
Blue Cranes
Catherine Feeny and Chris Johnedis
Chanti Darling
Coco Columbia
Cool Nutz
The Domestics
Dylan Stark
En Taiko
Golden Hour
Hands In
Holy Grove
Hot Victory
Jackson Boone
The Last Artful, Dodgr
Long Knife
The Lower 48
Marriage + Cancer
Mic Crenshaw
Modern Kin
Moon By You
Mope Grooves
Muscle and Marrow
No Kind Of Rider
Phone Call
Rap Class
Roselit Bone
The Shivas
The Stops
Vice Device
Vinnie Dewayne
White Glove

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