Pickathon is excited to announce our partnership with Topaz Farm and FRQNCY to bring an incredible musical experience to Portland and around the world. This is the first opportunity since 2019 for the Pickathon community to reunite, and those watching from afar can join in on FRQNCY.live. Topaz Farm is an outstanding partner, and their summer series has kept music alive in this challenging time. Celebrate the change of the season with friends old and new, with families and music fans at the Harvest festival!
Antibalas has earned the title of “one of the world’s finest Afrobeat bands” (The Guardian). The Grammy®-nominated group is always evolving and has a sound that can’t be beat. In 2020, they released their 7th album, the transcendent Fu Chronicles.
Bill Callahan is one of the most highly acclaimed independent artists of the last few years. He’s been listed on Pitchfork’s best of the decade, and best of the year by Pitchfork, NPR, and Stereogum.
Rose City Band was founded by celebrated guitarist Ripley Johnson. A prolific songwriter, Johnson started Rose City Band as an outlet nimble enough to match the pace of his writing as well as to explore songwriting styles apart from Wooden Shjips and Moon Duo. Rose City Band allows him to follow his musical muses as they greet him.
Bedouine has a sound – Sixties folk meets seventies country-funk with a glimmer of bossa nova cool. Her music is lithe guitar picking and precise lyrical excursions paired with her mesmerizing voice and phrasing.