Category Archives: Sasquatch

Video Roundup: Sasquatch! Festival

Whether it be creating a playlist for the long haul over to the Gorge on our Music That Matters Podcast, or keeping you in the know with the inside details, over here at KEXP, we’re preparing you to enjoy each and every moment at Sasquatch! Festival as best you can. Sure, there are inevitable glitchesRead more...

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Live Review: Sasquatch! Launch Party feat. Cold War Kids, St. Lucia, Sir Sly, & Pete and Derek (of The Cave Singers) at Neptune Theatre 2/3/2014

This year’s Sasquatch! Launch Party was a pretty spectacular event from beginning to end. It goes without saying that the two minutes right before Cold War Kids came on made the whole night. Seriously, the lineup for Sasquatch! this year is incredible beyond words. Both weekends are going to be a spectacle and it goesRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2014 lineup announced!

Not only is the The Gorge at George, Washington, one of the most beautiful places on earth, but it also hosts the Northwest’s biggest music festival for alternative and independent music. KEXP listeners don’t need to be sold on Sasquatch! because the lineup each year is a vivid reflection of our DJ’s playlists. This year,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Sasquatch! Launch Party at Neptune Theatre 2/3

There’s always a buzz in the air as the Sasquatch! line-up announcement approaches. Like a sighting of it’s elusive namesake, rumors abound about who will grace the festival at the Gorge. Be one of the first to find out who’s playing Sasquatch! 2014 at the launch party this Monday, February 3, at the Neptune Theatre.Read more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival expands to two weekends in 2014!

After a hugely successful 2013 -- a sell-out time in less than 2 hours and a killer lineup -- the Northwest’s premier summer festival, Sasquatch!, just announced that it will expand to two separate weekend in 2014. That’s right, not one Sasquatch! but two! And let you think this is a Coachella knockoff, the secondRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released “Guns” - an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that’s been released this summer. “Did you feel so clever?” MayberryRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: The Lumineers

Like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ headlining performance on Friday night, The Lumineers‘ Monday evening set felt like the culmination of a whirlwind year that started with a little help from Seattle. In January 2012, John Richards began playing “Ho Hey” back-to-back on the Morning Show, the song began picking up steam on radio and commercialRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013 Wraps Up: Alt-J, Cody ChestnuTT, Twin Shadow & Death Grips

by Tara Kelly Kearns I felt the slow bass beats pounding through my body as I walked over to the Bigfoot stage for experimental hip hop group Death Grips. Out in front, thrashing his body around, taking giant step after giant step out onto the stage extension, Stefan “MC Ride” Burnett’s presence was extreme. HeRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: The Postal Service

The moment we all waited for finally came at the very end of Sasquatch - The Postal Service took the mainstage to uproar from a massive audience. Lights erupted, everyone infamous entered the stage, and they started off with “The District Sleeps Alone Tonight”. Every song was greeted with audience response, faces in the crowdRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: Death Grips

For being as strange as they are - and in fact they looked possessed on stage this weekend - I have an awfully easy time listening to Sacramento experimental rap group Death Grips. While I know some purposefully avoided the Bigfoot stage during their hellish and angry set, I also watched many flock to it, ready toRead more...

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