Portland Rock City, not to be overshadowed by distant musical neighbor Seattle, has created MusicfestNW, a meeting of the minds of independent and underground music. Now they've named their 2010 lineup, which includes headliners are The Decemberists and The National. Other acts include Panda Bear, Okkervil River, The Thermals and Menomena. Check out the full lineup.
MusicfestNW will take place on September 9 - 12. It's a multi-venue type of deal, with gigs going down all over town, SXSW style. Places include Roseland Theater, Crystal Ballroom, Fez Ballroom, and more.
Seattle radio station KEXP 90.3 FM will broadcast live performances from the festival at the Doug Fir Lounge and interviews with bands.
This will be the tenth anniversary of MusicfestNW.
Check out the Spacelab Festival Guide for more information on the MusicfestNW, including a full line up.