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PICNIC Holiday Sale This Weekend!

It’s here! The 5th installment of the Picnic Holiday Sale is happening this Sunday 12/15/13 at the Portland Company Complex at 58 Fore Street in Portland, ME from 11am to 6pm. Once again we’ve put together a lineup of DJ’s to keep you entertained and shopping all day! You can RSVP on Facebook (but the . . . → Read More: PICNIC Holiday Sale This Weekend!

PICNIC 2013 Music Lineup

For the third year, HillyTown Presents is curating the live music lineup at Picnic Music + Arts Festival in Portland, Maine. The annual free festival is happening on Saturday, August 24th in Lincoln Park (corner of Congress + Franklin).

The festival itself is in its sixth year, and one of our favorite things . . . → Read More: PICNIC 2013 Music Lineup

PICNIC Band Lineup Announced!

It’s officially summer. That means bands playing outside under the sun in all sorts of unusual places and situations.

One of our favorites (for good reason, since we’re in charge of the music!) is PICNIC, which happens this year on Saturday, August 25 in Lincoln Park in Downtown Portland. We’ve got 9 bands . . . → Read More: PICNIC Band Lineup Announced!

PICNIC SUNDAY

That’s the thing right there. (Yes, we know there are a bunch of great shows before then this weekend. Go to them. All of them.)

Picnic Festival Photo Recap [8.27.11]

While the focus of Picnic Music + Arts Festival for many people is clearly the arts, with tons of great vendors selling handmade crafts, vintage finds, and tasty food all around Lincoln Park, we were focused largely on the music side of things, considering that HillyTown curated that portion of the festival. August 27 . . . → Read More: Picnic Festival Photo Recap [8.27.11]

HillyTown Presents Music @ PICNIC + Afterparty This Saturday

Picnic 2011 poster by Kris Johnsen

Check out some music from The Outfits while you read on… The Outfits Demo by The Outfits

This is another big weekend for us! Rain or shine, we’ll be outside all day tomorrow (Sat. 8/27) in Lincoln Park in Portland for the FREE Picnic Music + Arts . . . → Read More: HillyTown Presents Music @ PICNIC + Afterparty This Saturday

A Robot + HillyTown Present: PICNIC Afterparty w/ Vanityites / Clouder / Weird Chidlren

Who A Robot + HillyTown Present: PICNIC Afterparty w/ Vanityites / Clouder / Weird Chidlren When Saturday, August 27, 2011 9:00pm – $5 – 21+ Where Geno’s (map) 625 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other Info After a long day of great music and incredible local arts (don’t forget to eat!), come over to Geno’s to keep the party going. Clouder and Weird Children are in town for Picnic, but they’ll tease you there before playing full sets at this night party, with Portland legends-in-the-making Vanityites sandwiched right in the middle.

Clouder [NYC] http://clouder.bandcamp.com/
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Vanityites [PTLD] http://soundcloud.com/vanityites
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Weird Children [NYC] http://weirdchildren.bandcamp.com/

This is the first of many A ROBOT + HillyTown collaborations.

SEE YOU THERE, CREEPY MEATBALLS.

$5 | 21+

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Picnic Music & Arts Festival Lineup

We’re excited to announce the HillyTown Presents-curated lineup of bands playing at next month’s Picnic Music & Arts Festival in Portland, Maine. The free August 27th festival will take place at Lincoln Park on Congress Street and Franklin Arterial from 11am-6pm. We’ve put together a fun day including Maine bands and 3 NYC acts coming . . . → Read More: Picnic Music & Arts Festival Lineup

HillyTown Presented: PICNIC music (video!)

PICNIC Holiday Sale music presented by HillyTown from Bryan Bruchman on Vimeo.

Thanks to the bands and DJs that took part in the music portion of this year’s PICNIC Holiday Music + Arts Sale in Portland, ME! Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 11-12, 2010.

Thanks to everybody involved, it was great to be a part . . . → Read More: HillyTown Presented: PICNIC music (video!)

Picnic Music Lineup Announced

Our friends at the Picnic Music + Arts Festival are gearing up for their 3rd Annual event, happening exactly one month from today on August 28!

Last year was a little wet at times.

If you’ve been keeping up, you’re probably already excited about the extensive list of great local vendors and artists, or . . . → Read More: Picnic Music Lineup Announced

3rd Annual Picnic Music & Arts Festival

Who 3rd Annual Picnic Music & Arts Festival When Saturday, August 28, 2010 11:00am – free! – All Ages Where Lincoln Park (map) Congress St. between Pearl and Franklin Arterial Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoThe Picnic Music+Arts Festival will feature clothing, jewelry, prints, accessories, bags, plush, stationery, photography, housewares, fine art, vintage goods, and more.

Food by Verbena Cafe and Skinny Cart BBQ
11am to 6pm, rain or shine

11:00 Foam Castles
11:45 aLEX kEATON
12:30 Wood Burning Cat
1:15 if and it
2:00 Same Basic Bear
2:45 Thick Shakes (Boston)
3:30 ShellShag
4:15 Domino Harvey
5:00 Phantom Buffalo

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The Best Of The Decade + This Weekend

The Bollard published their list of The 10 Best Local Rock Albums Of The Decade (complete with mp3s). Is your favorite Portland band/album listed there? I’ve heard a few different opinions on what they missed or what shouldn’t have made it on such a list but did, but altogether it seems to make a lot . . . → Read More: The Best Of The Decade + This Weekend

PICNIC Time

This weekend (specifically Saturday, September 12) is the PICNIC Music And Arts Festival in Lincoln Park here in Portland, Maine. The free event runs from 11am to 6pm and will feature an eclectic assortment of vendors and bands. [Note: I will be there with a table for Portland Pins and my photo work, as . . . → Read More: PICNIC Time

PICNIC Music and Arts Festival

Who PICNIC Music and Arts Festival When Saturday, September 12, 2009 11:00am – FREE – All Ages Where Lincoln Park (map) Congress St. between Pearl and Franklin Arterial Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other InfoBands: Rotundo Sealeg Mark Summers Gully Big Big Bucks Marie Stella Lorelei Bat Shelter Ye Cotton Candy Jerk Off Jack Off Frig Face

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PICNIC Benefit

Who PICNIC Benefit When Saturday, August 29, 2009 9:00pm – $5 – 18+ Where SPACE Gallery (map) 538 Congress St Portland, ME, USA 04101 Other Info”The Picnic Music and Arts Festival is an annual craft fair-art show-music festival-yard sale extravaganza held at Lincoln Park in downtown Portland. In anticipation of the September 12th date, join SPACE and the Picnic purveyors for a benefit concert to keep this rich community event going! Musical performances by Huak, The Rattlesnakes, Marie Stella, Batshelter and Haru Bangs.”

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