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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 1

Allen Stone and his band were the first act on the mainstage Friday night, and without a doubt, they opened up Sasquatch! with a bang. Stone’s set was 45 minutes of pure energy. He played all of the crowd favorites, including “Sleep”, “Satisfaction”, “Unaware”, and his wonderful version of Bob Marley’s classic “Is This Love”.Read more...

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Sasquatch! has arrived!

For those of us out here at the Gorge, Memorial Weekend has started. Camping grounds are packed full of tents and cars are blowing their speakers on pump up tunes. Waiting in massive lines exchanging tickets for wristbands, we got to meet new friends and share our love for the bands we are excited toRead more...

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Surviving Sasquatch! Without Having To Clone Yourself

Let’s face it: going to the Sasquatch! Music Festival is at times painful. Sometimes you feel like whoever it is that does all the scheduling must have it in for you, because all your favorite bands are playing at exactly the same time. Trying to make the decision on the spot is impossible. Whichever youRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more...

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Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more...

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Sasquatch 2010: Sunday

Sunday was supposed to be the sunniest, warmest day at Sasquatch, according to the advance weather reports, but instead it was cool, cloudy, and windy all day, with some rain showers rolling in by the evening. The weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits though, as there was so much to be excited about. Too much, really:Read more...

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Sasquatch 2010: Saturday

Last year, I was invited at the last minute to attend the 2009 Sasquatch! Music Festival to help provide online coverage for KEXP. I’d never considered attending before, but ended up having such a great time that I knew even before this year’s lineup was announced that I’d want to go again. Fortunately, the opportunityRead more...

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Correspondence from Sasquatch: Day 3

The final day of a music festival is usually a breakdown day. The collective binge of the first two days begins to take its toll, and a lot of people usually take it easy, whether it be posting up in the grass for a nap, leaving early, or toning down the substance consumption; the excitementRead more...

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Correspondence from Sasquatch: Day 2

A problem shared by more than a few patrons at Sasquatch is the ongoing struggle to keep cell phones charged. When you’re milling around in a horde of thousands, there’s practically no hope of meeting up with friends if your phone is constantly on life support. Available power adapters are hard to come by inRead more...

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Correspondence from Sasquatch: Day 1

After an exhausting day of driving, waiting in traffic, cell phone calls, missed cell phone calls, trying to coordinate a caravan, more traffic, and an absolutely heinous line of cars waiting to get into the camping grounds Friday night, we had finally made it to Sasquatch. Morale was high as the weekend many had beenRead more...

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