Neko Case, Dr. Dog top Pickathon Music Featival line-up

The 2012 Pickathon Music Festival, which will be happening August 3rd through August 5th at Pendarvis Farm near Portland, Oregon, is thrilled to announce this year’s line-up! Pickathon welcomes Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Blitzen Trapper, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Heartless Bastards, Vieux Farka Touré, The Wood Brothers, Phosphorescent, The Cave Singers, Abigail Washburn, Cass McCombs, Bowerbirds, Handsome Furs, Langhorne Slim, Lost Bayou Ramblers featuring Gordon Gano, and so much more! The (nearly) full lineup is listed below with a few additional gems being added in the coming weeks.

Three-day passes are currently on sale. Be sure to pick them up at the introductory price for $175. Single-day tickets will be available for sale closer to the event date, but the country’s most inviting music festival has made it clear with their line-up and unbeatable attendee experience that the whole weekend is the way to go. Purchase tickets at

Also, go to Consequence of Sound, Paste Magazine, and No Depression today and read interviews with founder Zale Schoenborn to learn a little more about this unique event. It may not be the biggest festival in the country, but it’s sure to provide an experience unlike any other this summer.

Watch “Pickathon: A Day at Pickathon” here:


PICKATHON 2012 LINE-UP (in alphabetical order)

AA Bondy

Abigail Washburn

Alela Diane

Blitzen Trapper


Bruce Molksy Band

Cajun Country Revival, ft. Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy

Captain Bogg & Salty

Cass McCombs

CW Stoneking

Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass

Doug Paisley

Dr. Dog

Foghorn Stringband


Handsome Furs

Heartless Bastards

Hot 8 Brass Band

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

Lake Street Dive

Langhorne Slim

Laura Gibson

Lonnie Walker

Los Cojolites

Lost Bayou Ramblers, ft. Gordon Gano

Midtown Dickens

Neko Case

Petunia & The Vipers


Reverend KM Williams

Robert Ellis

Shovels & Rope

Sonny & The Sunsets

Southeast Engine

Ted Jones and the Tarheel Boys

The Barr Brothers

The Cave Singers

The Mynabirds

The Wood Brothers

Two Man Gentlemen Band


Vieux Farka Touré

White Denim

Whitey Morgan & The 78’s

Y La Bamba