Category Archives: Sasquatch

Friday on My Mind: Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s finally here: Sasquatch 2013. This festival has grown to be one of the premier festivals not just in the Northwest, butRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh... energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Artist Profile: Erik Blood

When a 4-year-old, Erik Blood began sneaking 45-rpm records from his sister’s room and listening to them while she slept, a future was being formed. Music shapes us like few elements can. The sounds, words, and images associated with certain songs can leave lasting impressions that often influence who we become. For Blood, this earlyRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2013 Lineup Announcement!

In a video previewing the twelfth annual Sasquatch! Festival, comedian Nick Offerman (better known as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation) claims that the fest’s 2013 lineup will feature Merle Haggard, the original lineup of Menudo and “the great Gloria Robertson-Smith”. As we know now, none of those three acts will be performing at theRead more...

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Live Video: Reignwolf at Sasquatch!

The way he was tearing it up during an impromptu set at the Sasquatch! Music Festival, you’d barely notice that Jordan Cook, a.k.a. Reignwolf, broke a string midway through his fiery rendition of “In the Dark” — that is, until you saw the mangled remnants of his guitar, smoldering on the ground after he’d wrenchedRead more...

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Live Video: Metric at Sasquatch!

Metric In A Non-Synthetic Situation by Amy Schriefer, NPR In a matter of minutes, Metric singer Emily Haines and guitarist James Shaw went from rocking in front of thousands of fans on the main stage of the Sasquatch! Music Festival to hiking through a rumored thicket of rattlesnakes overlooking the Columbia River. The duo gamelyRead more...

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Live Video: Of Monsters and Men

Even before the gates had opened on the first day of the Sasquatch! Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend, we managed to get backstage of the Gorge Amphitheater to capture a live session with one of the hottest new bands to hit the festival circuit, Of Monsters and Men. No strangers to natural beauty, theRead more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 3

Hey Marseilles opened the day up on the main stage with a great set of Seattle’s favorites. Their vast instrumentation and soaring melodies drew a large crowd for a show so early in the day. As always, their songs sounded fantastic.

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