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Friday, March 14, 2008

If Sasquatch Isn’t Enough Festival For Your Summer…

posted by on March 14 at 13:04 PM

A list of artists has just been released for the first ever Pemberton Festival, British Columbia’s three day concert response to Samsquamch. Pemberton is a two hour drive from Vancouver, north of Whistler. Only three day tickets can be purchased (lame), going for $239.50 Canadian. Promoters expect a crowd of about 40,000 for the festival, taking place July 25-27. Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails will be headlining. The other confirmed bands:

Flaming Lips / Interpol / Death Cab For Cutie / The Tragically Hip / Serj Tankian / My Morning Jacket / Metric / Sam Roberts Band / Vampire Weekend / Black Mountain / Minus The Bear / Wintersleep / Buck 65 / Secret Machines / MGMT / Brazillian Girls / SIA / Fiery Furnaces / Mates of State / The Airborne Toxic Event / Carolina Liar / Grand Ole Party / Monte Negro / Low Vs Diamond / Annie Stela / The Crystal Method / DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist / Junkie XL / David Seaman / Booka Shade / MSTRKRFT / M.A.N.D.Y. / Tommie Sunshine / Chromeo / Deadmau5 / 3 OH! 3 / Kevin Shiu / Timeline / Tony Pantages

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I'm interested to see how the Secret Machines are going to work without a guitar player.

Posted by eric w. | March 14, 2008 1:18 PM

Of course the electronic selection would be better in B.C. It would be great to see them together.. Shadow and Cut Chemist, followed by JunkieXL and the Crystal Method with NIN headlining. Yeah.

Posted by Jedd! | March 15, 2008 11:58 AM

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