Pickathon Expands 2019 Lineup With Phil Lesh & More


Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will bring The Terrapin Family Band to the 2019 Pickathon music festival. Phil is one of the additions to the lineup for Pickathon, which returns to Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon August 2 – 4.

Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band will perform two days at the festival. In addition, a tribute to the late Richard Swift will take place at Pickathon. The Richard Swift Hex Band is said to feature “an all-star list of collaborators backed by Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado, Dr. Dog’s Eric Slick and members of Pure Bathing Culture. “Many special guests” are expected to participate in the one-time-only set. Other additions include Makaya McCraven, Ibibio Sound Machine, Dan Mangan and Reptaliens.

The acts revealed today join previously announced headliners Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Khruangbin, Mandolin Orange and Tyler Childers as well as dozen of other musicians on the Pickathon 2019 lineup. Check out the full lineup in the graphic below. Tickets are on sale now here.