Weekend passes (including parking) are a mere $100. Since parking is $40, that's nearly half off if you're planning on driving. (It's still a good deal for carpoolers and public transit riders, too.) AND single-day passes are available for this year's fest for the first time anywhere: Saturday passes are $55, while Sunday is going for $45.
I hate to sound like a shill, but this is an excellent deal. If you were at all toying with the idea of checking out this year's Pickathon—acts include Bill Callahan, Mavis Staples, Califone, Black Mountain, and many, many others—this is a bargain. So, go buy.
Okay. Sales pitch mode off. Let's not hear any more complaining about ticket prices, all right?
Pickathon takes place August 5-7 at Pendarvis Farm, Happy Valley. Regular tickets are $145 for the full weekend.
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