Calling all yacht-rockers, Big Floaters and hobo pirates: MusicfestNW is taking it to the river. Finally.
It’s a move several
years in the making. The 15-year-old urban music festival—one of t
The 12 most crucial songs from rock’s most consistent band.
It’s possible—and probably correct—to say that Spoon is the
most consistent, if not the outright best, rock band of the last 20
years. Since forming in Austin in 1993, the group, led by
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 ...