Monday, February 7, 2011

[news] Sasquatch 2011 Lineup Announced

Holy crap, that's a lot of good bands!

So the lineup of bands for this year's Sasquatch! Festival has been announced, and the list looks overwhelmingly good. To mark the 10th anniversary of the outdoor festival held at the Gorge Amphitheater in gorgeous George, WA, an additional day of music has been added to make this a 4-day event.

Sasquatch! 2011 will take place on Memorial Day Weekend, beginning Friday night (May 27) and concluding on Monday (May 30). Tickets are on sale now: four day passes are available for $285, which includes camping (Premium camping and VIP parking will be available as an upgrade, $160 for premium camping, $80 for VIP parking). Single day tickets will be available Saturday, February 12th, 2011 for $79.50 per day.

With the addition of the fourth day comes a heftier collection of musical enjoyment. To view the confirmed bands, read on below.

Of note
, Sasquatch! 2011 will be Wolf Parade's only show of the year since the band is on "hiatus." Also, The Flaming Lips will be playing their 1999 record The Soft Bulletin in its entirety.

Sasquatch! 2011 Lineup:
Against Me!
Alberta Cross
Aloe Blacc
The Antlers
Archers of Loaf
Axis of Awesome
Basia Bulat
Beach House
Best Coast
Black Mountain
Bonobo (DJ Set)
Bright Eyes
The Bronx
City and Colour
Cold War Kids
Cotton Jones
Dan Mangan
Das Racist
Death Cab For Cutie
The Decemberists
The Drums
Fitz & The Tantrums
The Flaming Lips
Flogging Molly
Flying Lotus
Foo Fighters
Foster the People
The Globes
Gold Panda
Guided By Voices
Iron & Wine
Jenny & Johnny
Local Natives
Major Lazer
Matt & Kim
Modest Mouse
Noah & The Whale
Old 97's
Other Lives
Pepper Rabbit
Pink Martini
The Radio Dept.
Rebecca Gates and The Consortium
Reggie Watts
Rival Schools
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
S. Carey
Sam Roberts Band
Secret Sisters
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
Sharon Van Etten
Sleigh Bells
Smith Westerns
Surfer Blood
The Thermals
Tig Notaro
Tim Minchin
Tokyo Police Club
Trailer Park Boys
Twin Shadow
Washed Out
White Arrows
White Denim
Wolf Parade
Wye Oak
The Young Evils
Young the Giant
(and more to be announced as Memorial Day Weekend approaches)