Our Favorite Moments from This Year’s Pickathon
For a festival headlined by Phil Lesh and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats—and where seemingly half the audience brings toddlers and would rather sit in REI camping chairs than mosh—this year’s Pickathon was strangely dominated by post-punk. The dissonance between the idyllic setting and the rowdy sets. That doesn’t mean any set with a fiddle was a wash, though, or that this year’s festival was all doom and gloom. Held during a blistering hot weekend, there were just as many moments of respite as their were eardrum-busting performances. Here are some of the best sets we saw.