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Project Pabst Returns to Portland

Get ready, music lovers—Project Pabst is making its grand return to Portland after a seven-year hiatus! Set against the picturesque backdrop of Tom McCall Waterfront Park along the Columbia River, this two-day music extravaganza will take place on July 27 and 28. This iconic festival, produced by Pabst Blue Ribbon, is poised to deliver an unforgettable experience that blends the best of local Portland talent with world-renowned artists.

Project Pabst

A Revival of Musical Excellence

Project Pabst has unveiled a stellar lineup for its comeback event. The festival promises an eclectic mix of genres and artists, with headliners including Billy Idol, T-Pain, Big Thief, Denzel Curry, and Manchester Orchestra. This diverse array of performers ensures that there’s something for every music enthusiast to enjoy.

Celebrating Portland’s Musical Roots

Portland’s vibrant music scene is at the heart of Project Pabst. Originally launched a decade ago in this very city, the festival has always showcased a mix of emerging local talent and established acts. This year, attendees can look forward to performances from beloved local artists such as STRFKR, Shannon & The Clams, and Alien Boy. These homegrown acts will share the stage with global superstars, creating a dynamic and rich musical tapestry.

A Scenic and Iconic Venue

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, with its stunning views of the Columbia River, offers the perfect setting for a festival. As you enjoy the music, you’ll be surrounded by the natural beauty of the river’s landscape, enhancing the entire experience. The park’s spacious grounds provide ample room for festivalgoers to relax, dance, and soak in the summer vibes.

A Rich History of Music and Celebration

Project Pabst’s roots run deep in Portland. The festival began in the city and quickly became a beloved event, featuring iconic acts such as Blondie, Weezer, Buzzcocks, and Run the Jewels. After expanding to other cities and partnering with MusicfestNW, Project Pabst is returning to its original format and location, ready to create new memories for a new generation of fans.

For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the festival's website here.

Project Pabst 2024 Lineup:

Saturday, July 27

- Billy Idol

- T-Pain

- Violent Femmes

- Gossip


- Shannon & The Clams


- La Luz

- Home Front

- Alien Boy

Sunday, July 28

- Big Thief

- Denzel Curry

- Manchester Orchestra

- Jeff Rosenstock

- Soccer Mommy

- Militarie Gun

- Kenny Mason

- Miya Folick

- Sweeping Promises

- Glitterfox

Join us for a festival that celebrates the best of music and the beauty of the Columbia River. Project Pabst is back, and it’s better than ever!

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