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.
Oregon’s Bluesman: Norman SylvesterJory Farr - May 7, 2020
In 1987, B.B. King told a 42-year-old Norman Sylvester to devote himself full time to music. The Boogie Cat heeded that advice and became his own ambassador of blues: "Musicians are messengers. We...
Captain Pabst Got MarriedOllie Collins, Roddy Jasa - Sep 8, 2016
I wasn’t excited about the marriage, but I got trashed and danced at the reception—reporting from Portland’s first festival mega-merger, MusicfestNW presents Project Pabst.
A Case For The Most Beautiful FestivalChris Young - Jun 24, 2016
Place, people and sensory stimulation coalesce at What The Festival and its beauty shimmers in times of sogginess and sunshine.
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