by Dave Segal
on Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:37 AM
For those who like to plan their festival schedules six months in advance, Sasquatch! is offering a limited number of discount 4-day passes for the Memorial Day extravaganza to be held May 25-28, 2012 at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Prep your debit/credit cards for 10 am PST Fri. Nov. 25. The lineup will be announced in February. Who wants to bet that Loutallica will headline one night?
Press release after the cut.
[This video was the top result after typing "2011 Sasquatch! highlights" into YouTube's search engine.]
SASQUATCH! MUSIC FESTIVAL MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (MAY 25-28) AT THE GORGE AMPHITHEATRE COMPLETE LINEUP TO BE ANNOUNCED IN FEBRUARY LIMITED DISCOUNT 4 DAY FESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25 (10:00 A.M. PST) “Sasquatch is a model of well-paced programming…in a four-day schedule as efficient and natural feeling as an expertly built algorithm.”—NPR Music “Leave the landscape out of it and Sasquatch has a lineup to kill for.”—Wired Sasquatch! Music Festival returns for 2012 on the heels of last year’s 10th anniversary, which crushed previous attendance records and set a new mark for the speed with which tickets sold out. The festival will run May 25-28 (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. A limited number of special discounted 4-day festival passes will be available in time for the holiday gift season on Friday, November 25 at 10:00 A.M. (PST) via sasquatchfestival.com. The festival’s complete lineup will be announced in February. 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 diverse array of performers with a tradition of presenting critically acclaimed emerging artists alongside established headliners. Previous lineups have spanned a broad spectrum of genres with an independent spirit including: The Arcade Fire, Beastie Boys, The Black Keys, Coldplay, The Cure, Foo Fighters, My Morning Jacket, Mumford & Sons, Nine Inch Nails, Pixies, R.E.M., Wilco, and hundreds more. The festival has also grown to include top comedy acts like Flight of The Conchords, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Silverman and more.