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Cedric Burnside is the hill-country blues icon we’ve been looking for.
Cedric Burnside February 2018
Cedric Burnside is the hill-country blues icon we’ve been looking for.

Two time-Grammy nominee Cedric Burnside continues to realize his own musical identity. As the grandson of legendary hill-country blues man RL Burnside, Cedric has had both ample opportunity, and a difficult path establishing his own destiny. Over the past twenty years Cedric has succeeded his father in RL Burnside’s band, lost his brother, his father, […]

Mountain Man are a perfect fit for the Woods Stage at Pickathon.

Mountain Man is mountain music. Informed by Appalachian singing traditions, this Vermont trio prove less is more, making whole albums with just vocal harmonies, sometimes sparsely accompanied by acoustic guitar. Mountain Man is Amelia Meath, Molly Sarle, and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig. The Vermonters met in college and their first recorded effort had them on tour with […]

Doom Metal Titans YOB Make Pickathon Debut This Summer

YOB at Pickathon August 3rd & 4th. Galaxy Barn (21+) Saturday Night + Epic Woods Stage Debut On Sunday. Eugene based metallurgists YOB have always made cathartic, mystical drone metal that sets them apart. After the transcendent pain and near death experience of a gnarly health scare in 2017 leader Mike Scheidt began making notes […]

Pickathon welcomes Preservation Hall Jazz Band for two nights this August.

Making a mighty Pickathon debut on August 2nd & 3rd. Recently signed to Sub Pop Records and set to reissue ‘So It Is’ and ‘That’s It’ on June 28. Since 1963 The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has served as a platform for musicians in New Orleans. Founded by tuba player Allan Jaffe as a way […]

CAAMP x Pickathon on 8/1 & 8/2

It doesn’t take much for CAAMP to make a huge sound. Evan Westfall’s banjo, and Taylor Meier’s booming, raspy voice have been filling rooms since 2013. The childhood friends began putting together songs in Athens, Ohio. Propelled by encouragement from their fans they’ve added the extra (so extra) guitars and harmonies of Matt Vinson, and […]

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