Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Heartless Bastards, Billy Joe Shaver to Play Pickathon 2010

February 9, 2010  |  4:00pm

Hey, guys, did you hear? The big festival is getting announced today! What? No, not that festival. Pickathon!

Teasing about unfortunately-timed announcements aside, this summer, indie-roots music festival Pickathon turns 12, and they’ve just released a (partial) line-up of the musicians who will help celebrate their dozenth year. It’s quite good, too. Held at Pendarvis Farm just outside of Portland, Pickathon performances are spread across five “stages” (some are in barns, some are out in the open) during the weekend of Aug. 6-8. Here are the confirmed performers, and you can keep an eye on Pickathon’s site as they add more in coming months:

Bonnie Prince Billy & The Cairo Gang (Sat, Sun)
Heartless Bastards (Fri, Sat)
Billy Joe Shaver (Fri)
Langhorne Slim (Sat, Sun)
Frazey Ford (Sat, Sun)
The Cave Singers (Fri, Sat)
T-Model Ford (Sat, Sun)
Black Prairie (Fri, Sat)
These United States (Sat, Sun)
Megafaun (Fri, Sat)
Richmond Fontaine (Fri, Sat)
Michael Hurley (Fri, Sat)
Roadside Graves (Sat, Sun)
Elliott Brood (Sat, Sun)
Stone River Boys (Sat, Sun)
Red Stick Ramblers (Fri, Sat)
Chatham County Line (Sat, Sun)
Cotton Jones (Sat, Sun)
Breathe Owl Breathe (Sat, Sun)
The Deep Dark Woods (Sat, Sun)
Black Lillies (Sat, Sun)
Casey MacGill’s Blue 4 Trio (Sat, Sun)
Foghorn Stringband (Fri)
Captain Bogg & Salty (Sun)
Martha Scanlan (Fri, Sat)
Seth Bernard and May Erlewine (Fri, Sat)
Jill Andrews (Sat, Sun)
Weinland (Fri, Sat)
Sallie Ford (Fri, Sat)
Frank Fairfield (Sat, Sun)
Water Tower Bucket Boys (Sat, Sun)
Town Mountain (Fri, Sat)
Woody Pines (Sun)

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