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2010 Sasquatch! Festival Lineup Announced

Acts Include Pavement, Massive Attack, My Morning Jacket, Vampire Weekend, MGMT, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Band of Horses, and More

Feb 16, 2010 Bookmark and Share


The 2010 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup thankfully isn't a mystery anymore. The initial list of bands to play at Quincy, WA's bucolic Gorge can be peeped below. The event returns for its ninth year May 29-31 (Memorial Day Weekend) and the recently reunited Pavement, trip-hop progenitors Massive Attack, and reverb-y Southern rockers My Morning Jacket will headline.

Other Under the Radar-friendly artists set to play include Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Tegan & Sara, LCD Soundsystem, Broken Social Scene, The National, Band of Horses, Passion Pit, The Hold Steady, The New Pornographers, She & Him, Camera Obscura, Midlake, Drive-By Truckers, The Mountain Goats, Dirty Projectors, The xx, and many others.

Festival curator Adam Zacks founded the event way back in 2002, but he still hand-picks every artist and the eclectic nature of Sasquatch! bears that out. In recent years, the festival has taken strides to include more hip-hop/rap acts, as evidenced by appearances by Public Enemy, Kid Cudi, Wale, Brother Ali, and Fresh Espresso this year. This should be applauded since many multiple-day festivals are extremely weak in that area.

Over at the Comedy/Dance tent, The Office's Craig Robinson and The Daily Show's Rob Riggle will sling some punch lines with some local comedic upstarts. DJ/electronic acts include: Simian Mobile Disco, deadmau5, Passion Pit, Caribou, Booka Shade, YACHT, A-Trak, Boys Noize, Neon Indian, Dâm-Funk, Miike Snow, and Z-Trip. Basically, just peruse the list below and get ready to do a lot of walking between the venue's four stages.

Tickets are available at sasquatchfestival.com and Ticketmaster. They're on sale Saturday, February, 20th at 10 a.m. PST. A discounted three-day pass at $170 is only available during the sale weekend. Stay tuned to the fest's official site for more details.

2010 Sasquatch! Festival Lineup:

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
Dâm-Funk
Hudson Mohawke
The Middle East
Local Natives
Avi Buffalo
Booka Shade
A-Trak
Yes Giantess
Craig Robinson
Rob Riggle
Garfunkel & Oates
Luke Burbank

(www.sasquatchfestival.com)



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Boat Spare Parts
December 9th 2010
10:00pm

Definitely out class festival