Pickathon Announces 2016 Lineup, Watch an Exclusive Video from Heartless Bastards

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Pickathon has announced its first round of artists for the woodsy festival on the outskirts of Portland. This year’s Pickathon will be held Aug. 5-7 on Pendarvis Farm, Happy Valley, OR, across six performance venues set among the scenic views of the Pacific Northwest forest.

Headliners include Jeff Tweedy, Yo La Tengo, Beach House, Ty Segall & The Muggers and more, with plenty of stand-out indie rock and folk acts that also include the likes of Alvvays, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Protomartyr and Ultimate Painting. Additional bands are listed below:

Black Mountain
The Oh Hellos
Patrick Watson
Thee Oh Sees
The James Hunter Six
Fruit Bats
Dan Deacon
Julia Holter
Yemen Blues
La Luz
Daniel Norgren
Mount Moriah
The Deslondes
Golden Rules
Moon Duo
Margo Price
C.W. Stoneking
Ezra Furman
Adia Victoria
The Cairo Gang
Lindi Ortega
My Bubba
10 String Symphony
Kacy and Clayton
Foghorn Stringband
The Easy Leaves
The Wild Reeds
Sir Richard Bishop
I Draw Slow
The Woolen Men

Tickets for the festival are now on sale, with prices ranging from $80 to $290, camping reservations not included. The season 6 premiere of Portlandia airing Thursday, Jan. 21 will also feature the festival, as it was filmed during last year’s event and features The Flaming Lips.

We also have the pleasure to bring you an exclusive performance video from last year’s Pickathon. Here’s Heartless Bastards performing “Gates of Dawn,” surrounded by both the trees and an adoring crowd.