Raves in the woods, parties in the boonies and other music events to add to your summer calendar.
What the Festival
June 19-22 at Wolf Run Ranch in Dufur, whatthefestival.com.
Think of it like Pickathon, except there’s a giant wading
pool and no one knows what a banjo even sounds like. Now
THURSDAY JULY 31
[MUSIC] Executing semi-danceable electronic dreamscapes live is difficult, but Tycho’s synth-laced, post-rock Miami Vice
soundtrack comes with an intense psychedelic vid
Can he bring Etsy, 4Chan and Kickstarter to Portland?
Arts & Books
Andy Baio is one of Portland's most influential geeks. The former Chief Technology Officer of Kickstarter, he's been writing his hugely influential blog waxy.org for a decade and done a bunch of other stuff you can read about on his Wikipedia page.This morning, Baio—along with Belfast-based Build festival organizer Andy McMillan—launched one of his most ambitious projects to date: a "disruptive ...
Foot Traffic Flat: Sauvie Island[Outdoor] Compared to Portland proper,
Sauvie Island is mercifully flat. That makes it a great place for
farmers who grow pumpkins and strawberries, and for runners
Saturday in Texas stands for college football, long lines at the liquor store, and, on this particular Saturday, live music. The AntlersWhat I like most about this dreamy, melancholic Brooklyn band is that its live sets are of a different species than its recorded material. This amounted to a stellar, somewhat improvisational ACL set. Recent release Burst Apart leaves just as much vastness for live ...
Arts & Books
Sellwood's the Woods will host This! Fest, a new literature and music festival, this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, with readings from more than 26 prominent Portland writers and 18 musical performances. (Read more about the festival in this week's Headout.)Jeremy Hadley, the festival's official organizer, says the idea was spawned by himself and three friends: Wilson Vediner (of local band Point ...
Another music festival? I can already hear you groaning. But hear me out on this one. Starting on April 11, the first annual Soul'd Out Music Festival will take place over the course of two weeks and eight venues. And instead of the usual deluge of indie rock, this things got some diversity—jazz, hip-hop, funk, electronic, blues, soul. The best part? Some big time headlines, including Gil Scott-Heron ...