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Kendrick Lamar Performed At Sasquatch! And Only Did One Song From To Pimp A Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar’s new album To Pimp A Butterfly is one of the year’s most highly regarded records. In turn, excitement has been building for Kendrick’s tour; he’s well known as a phenomenal live performer, and people are eager to see how he brings the new material to life. More »

By: Caitlin White / May 26, 2015 - 7:26 pm

Artist Portraits From Sasquatch! 2015

Sasquatch! Festival took place over the course of Memorial Day weekend at Quincy, Washinton’s Gorge Amphitheatre, featuring a diverse, stacked lineup including both musicians and comedians. Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant, Modest Mouse, Lana Del Rey, and Ryan Adams headlined the four-day weekend alongside a smattering of other exciting acts including Run The Jewels, Courtney Barnett,… More »

By: Stereogum / May 26, 2015 - 11:50 am

Sasquatch! 2015 Lineup

Sasquatch! Music Festival has announced their 2015 lineup, and it’s looking pretty good. At the top of the bill, we have Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Modest Mouse, Lana Del Rey, and Ryan Adams. Going further down, the Decemberists, Tame Impala, St. Vincent, Spoon, James Blake, Chromeo, Hot Chip, SBTRKT, Schoolboy… More »

By: James Rettig / February 4, 2015 - 8:51 am

Sasquatch! Cancels Second Weekend

You have to admire the hubris behind the plan for this year’s Sasquatch! Festival: Two different festivals, on two holiday weekends, with two completely different lineups. But it wasn’t to be. The second of the two festivals, planned for 7/4-6 in George, Washington, has been canceled. In the Sasquatch! organizers’ announcement, Live Nation Seattle president… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 24, 2014 - 10:19 am

Sasquatch! 2014 Lineup

Thanks to bands like OutKast, standalone festivals are beginning to resemble touring festivals: If you live in New York, there’s little need to go to Coachella, when Governors Ball is so convenient. The great Pacific Northwest festival Sasquatch! offers a couple of enticements beyond its (outstanding) lineup, though: It’s held in one of the most… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 4, 2014 - 7:21 am

Sasquatch! Expands To 2 Weekends In 2014

Like Coachella before it, the purveyors of the festival Sasquatch! have announced that their event will now run for two weekends, starting in 2014. There is, however, one major and much more enticing difference: The lineups will be totally different from one another. Also unlike Coachella, instead of the two events happening in immediate succession,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 13, 2013 - 1:22 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Monday: The Postal Service, Ariel Pink, Death Grips, & More

If there was one constant during the Monday at Sasquatch! it might as well have been “failure.” The rainy final day, riddled with many sound problems, cancellations, and absences, brought that word to mind in some context with nearly every set. Yet, in spite of this, band after band delivered their all and by the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 28, 2013 - 5:42 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Sunday: Killer Mike, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt, & More

If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a bit, but before the hip-hop marathon started, Sunday may have had the best start of the weekend with Deep Sea Diver’s early 2pm set. You may not have heard of… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Saturday: Sigur Rós, The xx, Tame Impala, & More

As day 2 of Sasquatch! began everybody, from fans to bands to tech, seemed to be adjusting to the swing of things. It was a little warmer, and there was no rain in sight. After walking through a camping area set up with afternoon beer pong and a car blasting “Same Love,” I finally got… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 26, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Friday: Vampire Weekend, Macklemore, Youth Lagoon, & More

Driving to the Sasquatch! Festival on Thursday I opted to skip out on I-90 from Seattle and instead drive way up north and take Route 2. It still gets you where you’re going, but the traffic-congested two-and-a-half hour trip you get with 90 becomes an isolated six-hour journey if you choose Rt. 2. It’s completely… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 25, 2013 - 4:15 pm

The 10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Sasquatch! ’13

If you’re heading to The Gorge for Sasquatch! this weekend, you probably already know to check out Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala, and other live favorites. But, as with Coachella, there are some hidden gems of the festival that you need to check out. Some are groups on the verge of breaking through, some… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 21, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Lineup

This year’s Sasquatch! Festival runs 5/23-27 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington, and it announced its lineup last night. This year, the top of the bill is a tiny bit uninspiring, with indie big dogs like Vampire Weekend, the Postal Service, Sigur Rós, and the xx sharing space with ultra-middlebrow folk-rock kings Mumford… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 5, 2013 - 8:43 am

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington’s Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the Shins, Feist, Metric and dozens more. Stereogum contributor Alex Crick was on hand to behold and snap some great shots. Check out his gallery up top. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Sasquatch! 2012 Lineup

The 11th annual Sasquatch! Music Festival returns to The Gorge in George, WA this Memorial Day Weekend (5/25-5/28) with a lineup featuring headliners Jack White, Beck, and Bon Iver. Also on board: the Shins, Girl Talk, Portlandia Live, Feist, St. Vincent, the Walkmen, Spiritualized, Shabazz Palaces, and dozens more. Check out the full list of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / February 3, 2012 - 1:09 am

Scenes From Sasquatch! 2011

Sasquatch! took place over four nights this Memorial Day Weekend. The Washington Festival included some very anticipated shows, including Wolf Parade’s next to last show, new tracks from Modest Mouse, and one of Death From Above 1979’s reunion appearances. That’s Das Racist’s Victor Vazquez getting a kiss from an audience member (not a moment anyone… More »

By: jessica / May 31, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Sasquatch! Lineup 2011

Seattle’s 107.7 The End just announced the line-up to this year’s Sasquatch! Festival, happening May 27-30, Memorial Day Weekend. Some of the highlights: Another reunion show for Death From Above 1979 and Archers Of Loaf, and an appearance from Wolf Parade, who recently announced that they’d be on indefinite hiatus, plus Bright Eyes, Beach House,… More »

By: jessica / February 7, 2011 - 11:57 am

Foo Fighters Headlining Sasquatch 2011

Sasquatch! is expanding to four days in 2011. One of those days, Friday, will be headlined by the Foo Fighters. (Mike Huckabee is bored by this news.) The event takes place at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington from May 27-30. Tickets go on sale 10AM on Saturday (11/20). According to The Seattle Times, the… More »

By: brandon / November 18, 2010 - 5:37 pm

Sasquatch! Lineup 2010

Well before the lineup trickled its way out, the Sasquatch! site’s streaming player hosted a playlist stocked with tons of Pavement. So you’re not surprised that the band with the fat pockets will headline a night at the beautiful Gorge Amphitheatre this year — which puts Pavement’s festival confirmation status at pretty much every one… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 16, 2010 - 9:42 am

Pavement Headline Sasquatch! 2010

Or, as The Portland Mercury puts it, “Finally, a Pavement show not in New York or overseas.” The reunited indie crew is the only act announced for the 5/29-5/31 Gorge fest, but more details are coming soon. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 7, 2009 - 8:18 am

Sasquatch! 2009 In Photos

Everybody loves Memorial Day weekend, but nobody loves Memorial Day weekend like those that make it to Sasquatch! As friends have returned from their treks across country, they’ve shared nothing but raves for this year’s festival, from the Gorge’s breathtaking views to this year’s fantastic lineup. Even the public indecency seems particularly magical on the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 29, 2009 - 9:25 am
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