In its first year on the waterfront, MusicfestNW featured Portlanders Shy Girls, EMA, Wild Ones and Modern Kin alongside headliners Girl Talk, Spoon, HAIM, Phantogram and many more over the course of two hot August days. Check out photos from day one and day two.
A Portlander’s Guide to the Best NW Festivals in 2017Chris Young - May 2, 2017
From summer camp for adults to family-friendly campouts to city living, find wooded, immersive experiences as well as free, all-ages action during our favorite season in Portland and the greater...
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.
The Rise of MisterWivesBrendan Swogger - Sep 5, 2015
From opening for The Royal Concept and American Authors at the Hawthorne in 2013, indie pop outfit MisterWives showcased their growth as performers post-album release at Portland’s MusicfestNW....
Nick Waterhouse and DJ Cooky Parker at the Doug Fir LoungeRoddy Jasa - Aug 17, 2015
Ready for Nick Waterhouse to bathe the Doug Fir in his soulful flames before burning it down, again? Be there on August 20.
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Scenes from the Splash Stage at What The Festival on June 17-19, 2016Photos by Drew Bandy
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Dweezil Zappa at the Roseland Theater on Nov. 30, 2015Photos by John Alcala
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