Spoon, The Thermals and Clipse for Musicfest

Portland festival line-up is revealed

Spoon, The Thermals and Clipse have been confirmed to play the 2007 Musicfest NW to take place in Portland, OR in September.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Vive Voce and YACHT are also on the bill for the event which will benefit The Oregon Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame and The Rock N’ Roll Camp for Girls.

The shows will take place at various places around Portland over four days, with major performances being broadcast live on Seattle’s KEXP radio, streamed online at www.kexp.org.

Last year’s event saw performances from The Melvins, Steve Malkmus and The Black Keys.

The 2007 line-up so far is:


Aesop Rock

Wolf Parade


The Thermals


Girl Talk

Brian Jonestown Massacre

Roky Erickson & The Explosives

Okkervil River


The Bronx

The Helio Sequence

Eugene Mirman

Grizzly Bear


Patterson Hood (Drive By Truckers)

Jason Lytle (Granddaddy)

The Lifesavas

The Blue Scholars

The Fucking Champs

Dan Deacon

The Shaky Hands

Balkan Beat Box (DJ Set)

Eric Bachmann

Viva Voce


The Dirty Projectors


Sky Cries Mary

Old Time Relijin

Charmaine Neville, Reggie Houston, & Amasa Miller

The Minus Five

Bobby Conn

The Brunettes

Pierced Arrows

The Obituaries

Anders Parker



31 Knots

Nice Nice

Tiny Vipers

ATLAS (DJ Anjali, E3, and The Incredible Kid)

The New Trust

The Thrones

Richmond Fontaine

The Hugs

Herman Jolly

The Shook One’s

Damien Jurado

Horse Feathers

Musicfest NW will take place September 6-9.

–By our New York staff.

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