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PDX POP NOW!: 2008 Compilation CD
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Our Mission

PDX Pop Now! is dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in Portland music. As an all-volunteer organization committed to being accessible, current, and local, we provide and support live performances and recorded materials. We aspire to advance a sustainable community which values inclusivity and a high caliber of artistry to enable a creative dialogue between artist and audience.

Festival Videos

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Festival Photos

Here are some photos taken at past PDX Pop Now! festivals and events. If you have some you’d like to add, please chuck them into our Flickr group.


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"Make It Pop!" a benefit for PDX Pop Now!

07:19PM on Monday April 06, 2009

PDX Pop Now! Announces “Make It Pop” Fundraiser

PDX Pop Now! — Portland’s premier DIY music festival, compilation and music advocacy organization – has announced the “Make It Pop!” fundraiser. The all-ages event will be held in the Cleaners at the Ace Hotel in Portland (1022 SW Stark St.) on April 30th from 7:30-11pm. The event will feature performances by Brandon Summers of the Helio Sequence, Ryan Sollee of The Builders & The Butchers, Loch Lomond, and live video DJing by Dantronix.

“Make It Pop!” is brought to you in part by generous sponsorships from the Ace Hotel Portland, Artemis Catering, Bakery Bar, St. Cupcake, Captured by Porches Brewing, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Bladen County Records, and Rontoms. Tickets for the event can be purchased for $30 at Brown Paper Tickets.

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