Pickathon Line-Up Announced: Mavis Staples, Damien Jurado, Sonny & The Sunsets and More!
An early contender for local festival line-up of the year: Pickathon 2011. The annual festival celebrating indie roots music is held on an 80 acre farm in Happy Valley, Oregon and this year’s line-up boasts diverse acts such as Mavis Staples, Fruit Bats, Damien Jurado, Vetiver, Sonny & the Sunsets, Bill Calahan, Laura Veirs, AgesandAges, The Builders and the Butchers, and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West. The festival will be held August 5-7th this year and it is definitely worth the road trip.
Here’s the full line-up thus far:
Mavis Staples | Bill Callahan | Lee Fields & The Expressions | Califone | Thao | Fruit Bats | Vetiver | Damien Jurado | The Sadies | Danny Barnes | The Builders and The Butchers | Laura Veirs | Future Islands | Brownout | The Wilders | Richard Swift | Elliott Brood | Pine Leaf Boys | Sonny & The Sunsets | Whitey Morgan and the 78′s | Old Sledge | Mike + Ruthy | Bruce Molsky | AgesandAges | Charlie Parr | Pokey LaFarge | The Black Lillies | Strand Of Oaks | Rock Plaza Central | The Buffalo Killers | Ted Jones And The Tarheel Boys | Joy Kills Sorrow | Old Light | Truckstop Darlin’ | Cahalen Morrison & Eli West | Diane Ferlatte