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Up the punx….picnic!

August 15, 2010

Punx Picnic in Farragut Park!

Come out for the last day of C.L.I.T. Fest! There’s a free show in the park with Defect Defect (PDX), Touch Me Satan (Seattle), Scaphism (PDX), and Broken Water (Oly). It’s b.y.o.b. and starts at 2pm. Music’s gotta be over by 7pm. Head north on Vancouver Ave….the park will be on your left between Lombard and Columbia. The show will be in the shady spot down the hill. Bring a dish to share for a potluck feast!


Punk Rock Flea Market is TODAY!!!

August 14, 2010

The punk rock flea market is today! Bring a table or a blanket to throw down on the concrete and a crate or two of things to sell/trade. Starts at 4pm. 750 N. Fremont (Fremont & Albina).

Workshops begin at 11:30 today. Accountability 101 will be starting at 11:30. Breaking things and hurting people has been canceled. Sorry, we were excited about it too!

Bands are starting at 5pm sharp today. Don’t miss any of them! The show must be over by 10pm.

Housing Update

August 12, 2010

If you applied for housing, don’t sweat it! We’ve got you covered. You should be receiving a call this afternoon with your Portland housing contact. If you haven’t gotten a call by evening, let an organizer know at the show tonight. Thanks!

Directions for Thursday Show

August 11, 2010

Don’t miss a minute of  Rvivr, Palo Verde, Sei Hexe, Livid, or Tiny Knives…here are directions to the show and BBQ!

Head south on 21st from Powell. Turn right on Lafayette, right on 20th, left on Pershing, right on 19th, and left onto Franklin.

It’s easy to get lost…don’t give up!!!

C.L.I.T. Fest … this weekend!

August 11, 2010

Tomorrow C.L.I.T. fest kicks off at the Grindzebo!!! Bring an appetite for good food and awesome music. We’ll be bbq-ing around 6pm with chipotle black bean burgers, chicken wings, hot dogs, veggie kebabs, pasta salads, and sweets … meat and vegan options available! Bands start at 7pm.

Workshops will be in the afternoon on Friday and Saturday. You can read descriptions on the Workshop page. Here’s the schedule:


2:00-3:00  Oppression & Mental Health, LinoCut Relief Printing Part 1

3:30 – 4:30 Doing It Yourself: Masturbation Mixxx with Cucci, Accountability 101


11:30 – 12:30 Breaking Things and Hurting People: Practical Self- Defense, LinoCut Relief Printing Part 2

1:00-2:00 Pop that Cucci: Sex Ed, Sex Toys, & Your Sexual Health, Bicycle Basics and Mechanics

Friday and Saturday bands start at 5pm sharp (not punk rock time!!). The show has to be over by 11pm. There will be food, beer, and wine available at the Waterheater til close (veg options!). Bring your cash because they don’t take cards.

Saturday is the Punk Rock Flea Market at the Waterheater! Get there early to get a table or contact Christina at markt4livet (a) You can also bring your own table or blanket to spread out your records, used punk gear,  baked treats, homemade goods, mix tapes, art, etc. The market/swap is free and starts at 4pm. Bands start inside at 5pm.

Sunday is the Punx Picnic and last day of the fest. Bring a dish to share at the potluck. BYOB! You can drink at this event but you can’t sell anything or else we could get a $3,000 fine. Yes, $3,000. Show starts at 2pm and must be over by 7pm.

At the Waterheater for the month of August: check out art from Tanya Herrera, Halsey Swain (Halseycaust), Elli Stefaniak, Lydia Crumbley, Thea Gahr, Amy Kay Stanforth, Tanya Finder, Heather McLaughlin, Katie Burkart, & Jacqui Rae.

If you’d like your kids to participate in the kids workshops and childcare, please contact Kernan at  kernanwillis (a)

Lastly, you can stop checking the site and just pick up a fest guide and map at the Thursday BBQ or at the entrance to the Waterheater all weekend. See ya there!

Punk Rock Flea Market & Record Swap Moved!

July 29, 2010

The punk rock flea market and record swap is now going to be on the patio at the Waterheater on Saturday, August 14th. It’s free and starts at 4pm. Bands will be playing inside starting at 5pm…all 9!! The show is $8-$12 and everything is ALL AGES. Beer, wine, and tasty food will be available if you want to buy them…cash only.

The market is going to be rad! Bring a crate or two of records, clothes, and other cool things you’ve made to sell or swap. There will be limited table space and chairs so bring a blanket or a table and chairs if you’ll need it. Contact us if you want to table for an organization. We may be able to help you out with a set up.

The flea market had to be moved from the park due so the extremely high costs of permits and daily usage fees. The park show is still happening! Come out to Farragut Park on Sunday, August 15th for the end of fest punx picnic! Broken Water, Scaphism, Defect Defect, and Touch Me Satan are all playing. Bring a dish to share for the potluck feast!

House a Punk/ Find Fest Housing

July 19, 2010

Hey out-of-towners and PDX punks….check out the sweet Housing section!  Help out folks traveling to the fest by offering up your couch, floor, or backyard.  If you’re coming from elsewhere, we’ll get you hooked up with some rad punks here. Fill out the housing forms and we’ll get back to you with contact info for your host or for your out-of-towner.

If you can offer up any housing, fill out the housing providers form.

If you are looking for a place to stay during the fest,  fill out the housing request form.