Snooze, You Lose: Sasquatch Sells Out

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The Lumineers By Getty Images

The Lumineers By Getty Images

2/11/13  The Breaking News Email:

SASQUATCH! MUSIC FESTIVAL TICKETS
SELL OUT IN RECORD TIME
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (MAY 24-27, 2013) AT THE GORGE
Festival lineup to feature:
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 ft. Anomie Belle, 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, Tilson, 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 Mande
The Sasquatch! Music Festival is proud to announce that the 2013 event has completely sold out in record time, less than 90 minutes after going on sale.The festival, hailed as “a model of well-paced programming…in a four-day schedule as efficient and natural feeling as an expertly built algorithm” by NPR Music whileWired notes, “leave the landscape out of it and Sasquatch! has a lineup to kill for,” runs May 24-27 (Memorial Day Weekend) at The Gorge, the internationally acclaimed concert venue carved in the basalt cliffs high above the Columbia River Gorge in Quincy, WA.
Festival creator Adam Zacks founded Sasquatch! in 2002 with the aim of building an event that catered to the eclectic tastes of voracious music enthusiasts. Personally programming the lineups for each Sasquatch! Festival, Zacks handpicks a dynamic array of performers with a tradition of presenting critically acclaimed emerging artists alongside established headliners. Sasquatch! has recently been recognized for its programming excellence with a nomination for Festival of the Year at the 2012 Pollstar Awards and was named Festival of the Year in 2010 by Consequence of Sound. Electronic luminary Wolfgang Gartnersaid of his Sasquatch! experience, “There’s this festival called Sasquatch! out in the middle of Washington once a year. Last night I played it. This is a really bold statement, but I’m’a go ahead and say this was the best gig I have ever played in my life, crowd-wise, vibe-wise, everything-wise…I will never forget it as long as I live. This is the kind of night that makes me realize I would do this sh*t for free.”
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