Music BC is thrilled to once again be partnering with Pickathon, taking place August 2nd – 4th in Portland, Oregon. Music BC will be presenting select BC artists on stage during the festival. As part of Music BC’s commitment to fostering homegrown talent, BC artists are encouraged to apply to perform at one of Portland’s most revered cultural experiences. Past performers include Frazey Ford and Dopey’s Robe.


Pickathon offers a diverse lineup of artists, and is committed to pioneering sustainability, local food-trucks, breweries and wineries. The festival features six stages all with unique environments, with an emphasis on quality over quantity.


  • Submit your application below for a chance to perform.
  • Applications open January 7th, 2019 and close January 31, 2019 at 11:59PM (PST).
  • Artists chosen to perform will be decided by the festival.
  • Selected artists will be notified directly by e-mail by Music BC.
  • Applications from all genres, genders, cultures and other measures of diversity are encouraged.