2010 Sasquatch Festival Announced

The 2010 Sasquatch Festival, which takes place at The Gorge from May 29 – 31 in George, Washington, was announced earlier this week and the lineup looks pretty good:

My Morning Jacket, Massive Attack, Pavement, Ween, Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Band of Horses, The National, LCD Soundsystem, Tegan & Sara, Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit, Deadmau5, She & Him, Public Enemy, Nada Surf,The New Pornographers, The Hold Steady, The xx, Dirty Projectors, OK Go, Drive By Truckers, Kid Cudi, The Long Winters, Minus the Bear, The Mountain Goats, Quasi, Camera Obscura, Fruit Bats, Brother Ali, Midlake, Dr. Dog, Caribou, Simian Mobile Disco, City & Colour, No Age, The Temper Trap, Vetiver, Miike Snow, Portugal. The Man, Telekinesis, Mayer Hawthorne, Why?, Girls, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Wale, The Lonely Forest, Japandroids, Boys Noize, Yacht, Freelance Whales, Laura Marling, Patrick Watson, Past Lives, Cymbals Eat Guitars, The Low Anthem, The Very Best, Phantogram, Neon Indian, Nurses, The Tallest Man on Earth, Fresh Espresso, Mumford & Sons, Jets Overhead, tUnE-YarDs, Shabazz Palaces, Fool’s Gold, Morning Teleportation, Z-Trip, Dam-Funk, Hudson Mohawke, The Middle East, Local Natives, Avi Buffalo, Booka Shade, A-Trak , Yes Giantess, Craig Robinson , Rob Riggle, Garfunkel & Oates, Luke Burbank…and more to come!

I wish that I could be there since Washington is one of the best places ever and the backdrop of the gorge looks amazing!! Pavement, Massive Attack, Ween (highly suggested if you’ve never seen them live!), Public Enemy and LCD Soundsystem make this completely worth it. Other stand outs are Midlake, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Miike Snow and Mayer Hawthorne. I have to try and finagle some time out of my day job to attend this! Yeah, that probably won’t happen but I’ll listen to all of these bands that weekend and stare at a picture of the gorge and pretend that I’m there. That’s kind of like being there, right?

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, February 20th with 3 day passes at $170 and individual days for $70. There is onsite camping as well.

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