The Northwest festival has announced its 2013 lineup. The unveiling of the lineup came at Sasquatch’s launch party, which took place Monday night, February 4th, at Seattle’s Neptune Theater. The party featured musical performances from Built To Spill, Cody ChesnuTT and "A Very Special Surprise Guest" who turned out to be Seattle chart topping artist, Macklemore. (See Photo Slideshow below...)
This year’s festival, which takes place Memorial Day weekend, May 24 – 27, will once again deliver an eclectic mix of local, national, and global artists from a variety of genres.
A little slice of musical heaven....
What makes Sasquatch! so enticing and special is the fact that it takes place in a little slice of heaven called The Gorge in George, Washington. If you can deal without some of the creature comforts and the mediocre festival food that The Gorge vendors provide, noisy campgrounds and crowds, Sasquatch is a nice respite and escape from the daily grind.
The festival is a total experience that celebrates art, creative expression and freedom and it comes wrapped up in a nice natural and beautiful package. There are a lot of great festivals throughout the world but like Bumbershoot, Sasquatch has a distinct Northwest flavor that is uniquely ours.
If you love good music of all genres from artists that are at various echelons of the music industry food chain, Sasquatch is certainly the go-to destination for those willing to make the pilgrimage.
Mumford & Sons, The Postal Service, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Sigur Ros, Vampire Weekend, The xx, The Lumineers, Arctic Monkeys, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Cake, Primus (3D), Empire of the Sun, Imagine Dragons, Bloc Party, Andrew Bird, Grimes, Dropkick Murphys, Built to Spill, Alt-J, Steve Aoki, Azealia Banks, Tame Impala, Father John Misty, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Tallest Man on Earth, Devendra Banhart, The Presets, Laidback Luke, Schoolboy Q & Ab-Soul, Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt, Killer Mike, P.O.S., Death Grips, Shad, El-P, Michael Kiwanuka, Solange, Twin Shadow, Divine Fits, Dirty Projectors, Japandroids, Azari & III, Disclosure, Baauer, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Menomena, Ryan Bingham, JJ Grey & Mofro, Porcelain Raft, Youth Lagoon, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Holy Ghost!, Matthew Dear, Toro Y Moi, John Talabot, Shout Out Louds, Surfer Blood, DIIV, Torche, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Atlas Genius, Youngblood Hawke, Capital Cities, Fang Island, Red Fang, Reignwolf, Baths, Lusine, Yppah, Odesza, Four Color Zack, Beachwood Sparks, The Barr Brothers, Shovels & Rope, Willy Moon, Peace, Elliott Brood, Radical Face, Nancy & Beth (Megan Mullally & Stephanie Hunt), Akron/Family, Caveman, Telekinesis, Indians, Chvrches, Wild Belle, Suuns, Brown Bird, Bombino, Robert DeLong, Seawolf, ZZ Ward, Hundred Waters, Luke Sital-Singh, Wake Owl, Deep Sea Diver, Jherek Bischoff, Sean Nelson, Rose Windows, Nacho Picasso, Brothers From Another, Knowmads, Let’s Talk, Ra Scion, OC Notes “Golden Gods,” Kingdom Crumbs, Theoretics, Nissim (D. Black)
Comedy: Nick Offerman, Mike Birbiglia, Brett Gelman, Jenny Slate, Kyle Kinane, Brody Stevens, Jon Daly, James Adomian, Joe Mand
You can access the complete lineup by visiting: http://www.sasquatchfestival.com
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