The Willamette Week Give!Guide is live! Please show your support for PDX Pop Now! by making a contribution.

This year we’re hoping to inspire even greater support, and with your help we’ll meet and exceed our goal of raising $5,000 to fund our burgeoning school outreach programming.

2010 PDX Pop Now! Festival

July 30 – August 1
Rotture (315 SE 3rd Ave, PDX)
Click here for details!

Buy the 2010 Comp!

Buy the CD
Hot off the press!
Get it online from CD Baby or at record stores around Portland such as Everyday Music, Jackpot Records, Music Millenium, Tender Loving Empire, and many more!

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Want to be a part of PDX Pop Now! 2010? Get in touch with our volunteer coordinator here.

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Buy the Photo Book

This book is a collection of hundreds of photographs by 16 different photographers that visually document the tremendous variety of artists that have performed at PDX Pop Now! festivals and events during the first five years of our existence, 2004-2008. All proceeds from the book will directly benefit PDX Pop Now! so we can continue to operate and expand our reach for years to come. Thank you for your support!

OPB Music proudly supports PDX Pop Now’s year-round programming.

Our Mission

PDX Pop Now! is dedicated to stimulating and expanding participation in Portland music. As an all-volunteer organization committed to being accessible, current, and local, we provide and support live performances and recorded materials. We aspire to advance a sustainable community which values inclusivity and a high caliber of artistry to enable a creative dialogue between artist and audience.

Festival Videos

Checkout videos of PDX Pop Now! events on YouTube.

Festival Photos

Here are some photos taken at past PDX Pop Now! festivals and events. If you have some you’d like to add, please chuck them into our Flickr group.


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Happy New Year!

05:17PM on Friday December 24, 2010

Winter Fundraising Update!

01:13PM on Wednesday December 08, 2010

Thanks to the generous support of so many of our friends and fans, we are more than 3/5 of the way to our winter fundraising goal of $5,000.

As a reminder, we need $5,000 to purchase a PA that will enable us to double or even triple our school programs over the next few years.

Click here to check out our photos from our event at Boise-Eliot Elementary school.

We have just announced some fun incentives for our Give!Guide supporters. Theres almost no reason not to give!

$10+ = FREE entrance into PDX Pop Now! 2011 Compilation Release Show
with FREE Double-Disc CD

$40+ = FREE entrance into PDX Pop Now! 2011 Compilation Release Show
with FREE Double-Disc CD + $10 PPN! merch coupon (redeemable at any PPN! event)

$100+ = FREE entrance into PDX Pop Now! 2011 Compilation Release Show
with FREE Double-Disc CD + $10 PPN! merch coupon (redeemable at any PPN! event) + VIP* access at Make It Pop! (ticket included)

Click here to make your gift today!

P.S. If you’ve already donated, we think you are totally amazing and you will still receive all of the incentives!


11:11AM on Thursday November 18, 2010

Thanks to everyone who came out to Backspace on Saturday, Nov. 13 for our fall benefit event!

If you missed it, here is a great video of Guidance Counselor’s performance. Once you see how much fun we had, you’ll be sorry!

PDX Pop Now! Fall Fundraiser & School Event at Boise Eliot Elementary

09:09AM on Wednesday October 20, 2010

We’re excited to announce a fundraiser event at Backspace (115 NW 5th Ave) on November 13th to kick off our end-of-year giving campaign. The all-ages show begins at 8 PM and features performances by Guidance Counselor, Welcome Home Walker, Onuinu, and Starparty. Tickets are $6-10 (sliding scale) and are available at Brownpapertickets or at the door.

Through the benefit event, as well as the organization’s end of year giving campaign we hope to raise $5,000 to support our school outreach programming.

On November 30th, local acts the Angry Orts and Luck One will join PDX Pop Now! at Boise Eliot elementary school for the first of two school events in the 2010 – 2011 school year.

09:09AM on Wednesday October 20, 2010