Articles by Kevin Friedman
Outlaw Country, Saharan Folk, and Cosmic Sorcery: Into the Woods for Pickathon 2018
The Happy Valley music festival once again stands out during festival season by embracing its natural surroundings and simply enlisting musicians who fit the scene.
The Two Sides of Pickathon’s Happy Valley
It was a festival filled with dualities: that Charles Bradley is not a lone eagle, that J Mascis can blow out an amp and shred on acoustic within a matter of hours, that the pleasant Pacific Northwest can still get really freakin’ hot.
The Initial Agony and Ongoing Ecstasy of Pickathon
Reflections after three days on the farm in Happy Valley, Oregon.