MusicfestNW allows re-entry. Here’s how to use this privilege.
Food Reviews & Stories
Did you eat at past editions of MusicfestNW? It’s hard to
remember. Maybe, while scurrying between venues, you were able to stuff a
burrito down your gullet. Maybe you waited until the house l
The art, food and exfoliation to sample between bands.
It might seem counterintuitive, but MusicfestNW isn’t only
about watching a bunch of bands. There’s also breakfast sandwiches to
eat, local art to admire and humanitarians to support. It’s
The members of Phantogram used to make music for the movies playing in their heads. Now they write songs for actual movie stars.
“Bill Murray,” from the electro-pop duo’s lavish new album, V
Erika M. Anderson fills the void of the internet era with noise—and fake palm trees.
Considering her predilection for unironic lyrics about “the innerwebz,” one would think the harsh binary static that opens The Future’s Void
is Erika M. Anderson’s nihilistic anti-statemen
How punk’s most progressive band brought itself back to life—at least for now.
Rumors of Fucked Up’s demise have been greatly exaggerated,
most of all by the members of Fucked Up. Coming off the road for its
most ambitious achievement, the 2011 double album David Comes to
After nine years, MFNW's Executive Director is stepping down.
If you’ve ever had a blast at MusicfestNW, you have Trevor Solomon to thank. He’s acted as the festival’s executive director since 2006, and his sense for booking strong, diverse lineups has helped grow MFNW into not just Portland’s biggest music festival but one of the great annual events in the entire Pacific Northwest. This year’s MFNW, happening Aug. 16-17 at Tom McCall Waterfront ...
Which MusicfestNW headliner does the New York Times love more?
It's no secret that the New York Times loves pretty much everything concerning the city of Portland—foofy whiskeybar with a ladder? NYTOnIt!—but it's still interesting to see just how much the paper of record loves the headliners of Portland's largest music festival, MusicfestNW.This Sunday's edition of the New York Times Magazine contains a 3,000-word profile of Sunday headliner Spoon, headlined ...
What do Intel Social Scientist Genevieve Bell, Mike "Dollar Shave Club" Dubin, Nike chief technical officer Chris Satchell, Portland start-up founders Mara Zepeda, Nat Parker and Sam Blackman, tech journalist Kara Swisher, Vox guru Trei Brundrett and Drone master Tad McGeer have in common? They all will be speaking, along with a number of other luminaries of the start-up and tech scene, at TechfestNW, ...