Summer, don’t go: Reliving one of our favorite parts of a PNW August.
The wooded campsites and dusty trails of Pendarvis Farm might have felt a wee bit more packed this year, but who can blame the brand-new converts for joining Pickathon’s crew of longtime, loyal fans? When word gets out about a really, really good thing, it turns out—people listen.
The latest tips to help you savor the season’s sweet sounds.
It’s no secret that Seattle’s expanding population has also increased sold-out shows throughout this music-loving town. Especially in summertime, tickets sell like hotcakes to cool venues featuring even cooler performers—from talents on the cusp to already-established legends. We’ve gathered a few helpful hints for scheduling a season full of delicious tunes.
A blissful, wooded weekend of talented musicians jamming amid the trees.
After my interview with Pickathon founder Zale Schoenborn, I had the strong suspicion I had serendipitously stumbled upon something pretty darn special. But I still had very little idea what to expect as my friends and I pulled into Happy Valley’s Pendarvis Farm two Thursdays ago, dust kicking up behind us into the gray Oregon sky.
THE FESTIVAL FOUNDER DISCUSSES A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE YOU WON’T SOON FORGET
When Zale Schoenborn talks about Pickathon, his passion is palpable, his excitement contagious. If you didn’t already think this annual music fest sounded like a blast before speaking with him, chances are you’ll be bee-lining to get your ticket the second you and Zale end your conversation.
Summer is in full swing and Seattleites know that the summer months are the best time to be in the northwest. With back-to-back weekends of activities, sometimes it’s hard to schedule that outdoor getaway. The Summer Meltown Festival takes us out of the city and into the mountains