The2015PDXPopNow!musicfestivalisinSEPortlandthisyearandtheannualfestrunsFridaythroughSundayJuly24–26atAudioCinema,226SEMadisonSt.undertheHawthorneBridge.Themusiccoversalotofgroundandincludeshiphop,jazz,metal,folkandpop,accessible,current,greatmusicandalllocally-sourced.Thisyear,PDXPoppartneredwiththeadvocacynon-profit,MusicinTheSchools,andhighschoolmusiciansincludingAmberMoon,Arbo,andDadRockarepartofthelineuptoo.

There’s two stages, a record fair, street fair, food carts, and the annual band-on-band basketball tournament, Rigsketball.

Blue Cranes photo by Jen Downer

Blue Cranes photo by Jen Downer

All PDX PopNow events are free, open to all ages and the music goes from noon to 1 am every day for three days. The alphabetical lineup: Amber Moon, Appendixes, Arbo, Autonomics, Balto, Bed, Big Haunt, Blossom, Blue Cranes, Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis, Chanti Darling, Coco Columbia, Cool Nutz, Dylan Stark, En Taiko, Golden Hour, Hands In, Holy Grove, Hot Victory, Jackson Boone, Lady Wolf, Last Artful, Dodgr, Long Knife, Lower 48, Marriage + Cancer, Mic Crenshaw, Modern Kin, Moon By You, Mope Grooves, Muscle & Marrow, No Kind Of Rider, Nurses, Phone Call, Rap Class, Roselit Bone, Talkative, The Domestics, The Shivas, The Stops, Vice Device, Vinnie Dewayne, Weresquatch and White Glove. Got that?

The complete schedule and lots more is at pdxpopnow.com.