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Nick Delffs

Nick Delffs

Saturday | 6:40pm | South Stage This Shaky Hands and Death Songs alum offers a new spin on folk-rock with rhythmic shifts and dreamy pop hooks.

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2019 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

Check out this year's artists for the 2019 Festival here!

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Adebisi

Adebisi

Sunday | 4:00pm | North Stage Jazz influenced neo-soul with laid back hip-hop rhythms and lush vocals.

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B.R.U.C.E.

B.R.U.C.E.

Saturday | 4:00pm | South Stage Hardcore femme punk that is upapologetically raw and wild. STAY PISSED by B.R.U.C.E.

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Body Shame

Body Shame

Saturday | 2:00pm | North Stage Experimental, industrial electronic layering vocal distortion, drum machines and chaotic melodies. Look At Me I'm Beautiful by Body Shame

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Brown Calculus

Brown Calculus

Saturday | 6:00pm | North Stage Interstellar R&B that pairs experimental beats with rich vocals and uplifting vocals. Live at The Map Room by Brown Calculus

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Coast2c

Coast2c

Saturday | 4:40pm | North Stage Genre-bending dance music that effortlessly blends Latin, house, and techno.

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Cobra Thief

Cobra Thief

Saturday | 3:20pm | North Stage Fuzzy stoner rock combining classic rock influences with a dose of heavy riffs COBRA THIEF by CobraThief

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Cry Babe

Cry Babe

Sunday | 4:40pm | South Stage This indie-punk trio serves up fiercely femme anthems and dreamy, omnichord-backed melodies. "Be Cool" by Cry Babe

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Danny Sky

Danny Sky

Saturday | 8:40pm | North Stage Soulful beats mixed with the smoothest of flows from one of Portland's up-and-coming hip hop stars.

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ePP

ePP

Saturday | 10:40pm | South Stage Veteran rapper ePP's rhymes are as raw and honest as they are lushly melodic. There's a Place for People Like You [LP] by ePP

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Federale

Federale

Sunday | 9:20pm | North Stage Ride off into the sunset with Federale’s cinematic, western-tinged instrumentals & soaring vocal stylings. All The Colours Of The Dark by Federale

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Gaytheist

Gaytheist

Sunday | 6:40pm | North Stage Clever, catchy anthems played loud & fast, bouncing back and forth between punk, metal, and thrash. Let's Jam Again Soon by Gaytheist Gaytheist -…

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Help

Help

Saturday | 11:20pm | North Stage Members of And And And, Hustle & Drone and The We Shared Milk get back to their punk roots in this noise punk trio.…

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J Prodigy

J Prodigy

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Mane of the Cur

Mane of the Cur

Saturday | 5:20pm | South Stage Heavy prog rock featuring ominous vocals and a healthy touch of doom. Retreat Of The Glaciers by Mane Of The Cur

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Mo Troper

Mo Troper

Saturday | 7:20pm | North Stage Catchy powerpop melodies layered with unexpectedly baroque arrangements that are sure to get stuck in your head. Never Dream Of Dying by Mo Troper

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Mope Grooves

Mope Grooves

Sunday | 5:20pm | North Stage Lo-fi art pop that blends post punk and new wave influences. The Waves by Mope Grooves

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Neybuu

Neybuu

Saturday | 2:40pm | South Stage Tabla-influenced dance music combining vocals, synths, beats and effects into an energetic live mix.

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Plastic Brains

Plastic Brains

Pretty Bitchin’ - Split w/ Good I’m Glad by Plastic Brains

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Plastic Cactus

Plastic Cactus

Sunday | 8:00pm | North Stage Shadowy surf rock with dreamy western riffs and angelic harmonies. Mystery Boy by Plastic Cactus

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Pleasure Curses

Pleasure Curses

Saturday | 8:00pm | South Stage

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Raquel Divar

Raquel Divar

Sunday | 8:40pm | South Stage Hard-hitting rhymes that mesh effortlessly with influences ranging from old-school hip hop to dubstep & trap.

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S.E.C.R.E.T.S.

S.E.C.R.E.T.S.

Saturday | 10:00pm | North Stage Surrealist, performance-based experimental pop from Nurses' Aaron Chapman.

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Schaus

Schaus

Saturday | 9:20pm | South Stage Avante-garde electronic pop with a DIY aesthetic. Quite Okay EP by SCHAUS

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SSOLD

SSOLD

Sunday | 2:40pm | North Stage Intense noise combining some of Portland’s punk veterans (Rabbits, Marriage+Cancer, Honduran, Atriarch). Ssolid Ggold by SSOLD

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Statik

Statik

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Stevo The Weirdo

Stevo The Weirdo

Sunday | 7:20pm | South Stage Laidback flows and soulful vocals deftly layered over smooth beats.

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Voodoo Dollz

Voodoo Dollz

Sunday | 3:20pm | South Stage An up-and-coming pop trio that combines R&B, folk, and soul influences with pitch perfect harmonies.

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Vueltas

Vueltas

Sunday | 6:00pm | South Stage Moody deathrock that makes its mark on the postpunk scene with goth anthems sung entirely in Spanish. Cadena by Vueltas

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Wes Youssi and the County Champs

Wes Youssi and the County Champs

Sunday | 2:00pm | South Stage Wes Youssi takes country back to its roots with a sound that harkens back to the genre's Golden Age while staying fresh and relevant.

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2019 Compilation

Artwork: Michael Buchino Disc One Cry Babe - Glasses Pool Boys - Millenial Morse Code Maita - Kid Anymore (PDX Pop Now Mix) Yuvees - Picture of Man Fire Nuns…

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2019 Festival Graphic Artist : Michael Buchino

Michael Buchino is an art director, illustrator, designer, letterer and animator. He has curated art shows, screen printed gig posters and painted a piano. He is a cofounder nope.ltd, an…

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BOOKING

PDX Pop Now! is dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in Portland music. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL As an all-volunteer organization committed to being accessible, current, and local, PDX Pop Now!…

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Lineup 2019

Lineup 2019

Nick Delffs Adebisi B.R.U.C.E. Body Shame Brown Calculus Coast2c Cobra Thief Cry Babe Danny Sky ePP Federale Gaytheist Help J Prodigy Mane of the Cur Mo Troper Mope Grooves Neybuu…

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Ural Thomas & The Pain

Sunday | 9:20pm | North Stage It would be easy to lump the music of Ural Thomas and his band, The Pain, in with the soul revival movement of the…

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BlackWater HolyLight

Saturday | 11:20pm | North Stage Let these heavy psych-rock goddesses take you on a sludgy, mystic ride. Named one of Portland’s Best New Bands in Willamette Week’s annual poll…

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Donte Thomas

Sunday | 8:40pm | South Stage Donte Thomas is a man of many talents: emcee, producer, fashion designer and model. Chief among them, though, is as a lyricist. With messages…

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Lenore.

Saturday | 8:00pm | South Stage Since they formed Lenore. in 2015, Rebecca Marie Miller and Joy Pearson have quickly established the band as one of Portland’s most promising new…

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DAN DAN

Sunday | 8:00pm | North Stage Dan Dan are a synth-based psych-dance three-piece with two keyboardists and a drummer and what they deliver is nothing short of amazing. The see-sawing…

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Nick Normal

Sunday | 6:40pm | North Stage There’s a special throwback charm at play on Nick Normal’s 2017 record Variety Show Vol. 1! Steeped in a woozy world of absurdist punk…

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Dead Phone Dummiez

Sunday | 5:20pm | North Stage Representing Vancouver, Washington, five-piece hip-hop phenoms Dead Phone Dummiez are hell-bent on bridging the old school and the new. Entrenched in spooky yesteryear samples…

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Vanity Project

Sunday | 4:00pm | North Stage Vocalist/guitarist Oak Alger has been an important lynchpin in the PDX Pop Now! family since his wee teen years. He returns this year not…

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Nasalrod

Sunday | 7:20pm | South Stage Embodying the progressive, anything-goes punk rock ethos of mid-’80s bands like All, Black Flag and even Living Colour, Portland’s Nasalrod is probably the closest…

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Conditioner Disco Group

Saturday | 9:20pm | South Stage Utilizing a dizzying menagerie of instrumentation, post-punk disco freaks Conditioner Disco Group (née Conditioner) are poised to grab the entire city by its pantaloons…

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Small Skies

Saturday | 10:00pm | North Stage Heavy dollops of ethereal synth and trippy effects litter Small Skies’ aural output. Equal parts cosmic-pop mindbender and electro masterpiece, the crew’s 2017 record…

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Mr. Wrong

Saturday | 8:40pm | North Stage The amount of energy dispersed by Portland punks Mr. Wrong can catch you off guard. Armed with only the basic rock building blocks of…

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Hair Puller

Sunday | 2:40pm | North Stage Recalling the dissonant twist of yesteryear PNW touchstones like Unwound and Melvins, Portland trio Hair Puller up the ante and revel in the pushing…

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Ritual Veil

Sunday | 6:00pm | South Stage Ritual Veil just want you to get down. Their sexbeat meets post-punk sound has a throbbing beat formidable to any other dance genre. Add…

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Petite

Sunday | 2:00pm | South Stage Petite play a UK–influenced brand of street punk that hearkens back to the late ‘70s. Drawing on influences such as pub-rock, punk and glam,…

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