PDX Pop Now! Unveils All-Ages Festival Line Up

9th Annual Festival Happens July 20-22nd

By bePortland
Jun 19 7:21am


PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier local music advocacy organization - has announced the line up for the 9th annual festival.


PDX Pop Now! will be returning to Refuge PDX (116 SE Yamhill, Portland, OR 97214) on July 20th - 22nd for the free, all-ages festival that showcases Portland's diverse musical talent. This year's festival will feature indoor and outdoor sets from 1939 Ensemble, AAN, Arohan, AU, Batmen, Battle Hymns and Gardens, Bruxa, Charts, Chrome Wings, Cloudy October (with Hostile Tapeover & Rasheed Jamal), Dana Buoy, Edna Vazquez, Eight Bells, Grandparents, Hausu, Illmaculate, Jeffrey Jerusalem, JonnyX and the Groadies, K-Tel '79, Like A Villian, Litanic Mask, Lord Dying, the Miracles Club, Neal Morgan, Old Wars, Onuinu, the Parson Redheads, Pulse Emitter, Pure Bathing Culture, Radiation City, Sassparilla, Sean Flinn & The Royal We, Secret Drum Band, the Shivas, Shy Girls, Smegma, Sons of Huns, Strategy, Support Force, TxE, Vice Device, White Fang, White Hinterland, XDS, and Youthbitch.


The full festival schedule is available online at pdxpopnow.org/summer-festival-schedule or below.


The 2012 PDX Pop Now! compilation is now available for purchase as well. Proceeds from sales of the album go towards funding the festival and the rest of organization's activities.  The 9th installment of the heralded compilation features 40 tracks, including music from M. Ward, Y La Bamba, Onuinu, Radiation City, AU, Sun Angle, Rose, Tu Fawning, and more.


PDX Pop Now! is brought to you in part by adidas, opbmusic.org, vitaminwater, Willamette Week, RACC/Work for Art, Oregon Cultural Trust, CD Baby, StageDive, Cravedog, KZME, KBOO, Postano, Reign Audio, Biamp Systems, Distiller Promotions, Jackpot Recording Studios, Magnolia Management, NAIL Distribution, Presonus, and Sound Advice. To receive updates on the festival lineup, and other PDX Pop Now! happenings, sign up for PDX Pop Now! e-news at http://www.pdxpopnow.org and become a fan on Facebook. Fans are encouraged to tag Tweets and Instagram posts with #pdxpopnow to contribute to our Social Buzz powered by Postano which will be streaming live during the festival.


Friday – 7/20

6:00: The Parson Redheads
6:40: 1939 Ensemble
7:20: Old Wars

8:05: Arohan
8:45: Litanic Mask
9:25: Lord Dying

10:15: TxE
10:50: The Shivas
11:30: AU
12:10: Radiation City

Saturday – 7/21

12:00: K-Tel ’79
12:40: Bruxa

1:25: Support Force
2:05: XDS
2:45: Chrome Wings

3:30: Neal Morgan
4:10: Like A Villain
4:50: Eight Bells

5:35: Grandparents
6:20: Smegma
7:00: Youthbitch

7:45: Vice Device
8:25: Strategy
9:05: Cloudy October

9:50: Secret Drum Band
10:30: Jeffrey Jerusalem
11:10: Illmaculate
11:50: The Miracles Club

Sunday – 7/22

12:00: Sassparilla
12:40: Charts
1:20: Batmen

2:05: Sean Flinn & The Royal We
2:45: Pulse Emitter
3:25: Shy Girls

4:10: Edna Vazquez
4:50: Battle Hymns and Gardens
5:30: Sons of Huns

6:15: JonnyX and the Groadies
6:55: White Hinterland
7:35: Dana Buoy

8:20: AAN
9:00: Hausu
9:40: White Fang
10:20: Pure Bathing Culture

11:00: Onuinu