Sasquatch Music Festival 2011

Comments 78 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sasquatch Music Festival is happening this coming weekend, May 27th to May 30th, at The Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington State. The four-day music festival has been sold out for a while now and looking at the stellar line-up, one can see why.
Sasquatch Festival 2011

Artists include Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, Modest Mouse, The Flaming Lips, The Decemberists, Robyn, Flogging Molly, Cold War Kids, Tokyo Police Club, Against Me!, K-OS, City and Colour, Vancouver’s own Dan Mangan, and many more.

Rumour has it that the Kokanee-stealing Sasquatch may be spotted around The Gorge as well so it may be the right time to wear your Sasquatch hunting hat which is available in 20-packs of Kokanee (who is a presenting sponsor of the festival).

Lucky for one of my readers, Kokanee also has a spare pair of full festival passes (that’s two, four-day passes) available to give away and they’ve partnered with me to run the contest. If you missed out on getting tickets, have friends who are going, or are up for an awesome musical adventure this weekend, here’s how you can enter to win two full festival passes:

  • Comment listing the band(s) you want to see most (1 entry)
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  • I entered to win passes to the sold out #Sasquatch Festival from #Kokanee & @Miss604

    Since the festival starts in three days, this will be a quick 24-hour contest so the winner has time to plan their trip across the border. I will draw one winner at 10:00am tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25th.

    Update The winner is Brian!

    Fine Print: There is no purchase necessary and you must be 19 years or older to participate in this ticket giveaway contest courtesy of Kokanee.

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    1. BrianTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:02am PDT

      Old 97’s, full stop. It’s a great line up, but they’re the most fun live band I’ve ever seen!

    2. Rachelle JonesTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:03am PDT

      yesayer, modest mouse, city and color

    3. BeckyTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:03am PDT

      I would probably cry like a little girl if I win this one!

    4. LeahTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:04am PDT

      I would freakin’ love to see the Flaming Lips live. I’ve heard they’re amazing!

    5. BeckyTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:04am PDT

      Oops pressed enter too soon! The Decemberists and Wolf Parade are definitely worth it! They’re amazing!!

    6. LiannaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:07am PDT

      Death Cab for Cutie and Chromeo!

    7. JenTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:08am PDT

      Yes please! I waited too long for tix and then they were sold out… unfortunate series of events really

    8. Am. HutchTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:10am PDT

      Aloe Blacc. We need more R&B artists like him in pop music!

    9. JulieTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:12am PDT

      Foo fighters and modest mouse!!

    10. PhoebeTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:13am PDT

      oh excited to see dan mangan, wilco, local natives, aloe blacc, noah and the whale, sam roberts band, basia bulat !

    11. Greg ShackeltonTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:18am PDT

      DFA1979 & MSTRKRFT

    12. SpencerTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:23am PDT

      FOO FIGHTERS!!!!! and death cab too!!!

    13. ChrisTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:25am PDT

      So many good bands, but how can you top the Foo Fighters? Nope, you can’t.

    14. KayleyTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:29am PDT

      I wont be “dancing on my own” to Robyn if I get my hands on these ticketes!

    15. SteveTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:41am PDT

      Foo fighters, modest mouse, Tokyo police club,

    16. AliciaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 10:46am PDT

      I’d love to see Foo Fighters, City & Colour and Sam Roberts!

    17. TeresaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:33am PDT

      Foo Fighters

    18. DaraTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:39am PDT

      Wavves and Bright Eyes!! Can’t even imagine!

    19. JohnTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:45am PDT

      Major Lazer, The Flaming Lips, Yeasayer, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

    20. AC-KTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:46am PDT


    21. RobTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:48am PDT

      Yeasayer for sure, they were on Conan last night playing a new song… AMAZING

    22. SeanTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:57am PDT

      The Foo and Death Cab.

    23. VivianTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:12pm PDT

      Pink Martini! Absolutely without a doubt. Will be interesting to watch them perform outdoors.

    24. HeatherTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:21pm PDT

      The Foos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    25. BradTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:27pm PDT

      Gold Panda!

    26. StephanieTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:50pm PDT

      Flogging Molly!!!
      And Foo Fighters too of course.

    27. taradenTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:51pm PDT

      OH MY!!! I would LOVE to go to this i need to see some Foo Fighters live! Passes were almost $300!

    28. auTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 12:54pm PDT

      i go for Sam Roberts

    29. CarolynTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 1:36pm PDT

      i would love to see flogging molly!

    30. IanTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 1:45pm PDT

      Foo fighters!

    31. StephanieTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 1:55pm PDT

      I definitely want to see CHROMEO!! They are Canadian boys that rock!

    32. RichardTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 1:57pm PDT

      Death From Above 1979. Literally the last chance to see them.

    33. Aaron AlexanderTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 2:14pm PDT

      So many to say, but cuz i havent seen them live and really dig their sound……..FITZ & THE TANTRUMS!

    34. DanielleTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 2:26pm PDT

      Foo Fighters!!!!

    35. christinaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 2:47pm PDT

      Would LOVE to win this 🙂 Good luck all!

    36. christinaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 2:48pm PDT

      ooops Foo Fighters for sure 🙂

    37. WeyTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 2:50pm PDT

      I would love to see !!! and ratatat live. There would be mad dancing at hand 🙂

    38. SanazTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 3:07pm PDT

      I’d love to see city and color

    39. KristynTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 3:09pm PDT

      I am DYING to go to Sasquatch but it is sooooo out of my budget! My fingers are crossed that I get a chance to expereince this amazing line up!

    40. KristynTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 3:10pm PDT

      Ooops I forgot to write what band I am most excited for! Chromeo, I have my love on for them hard core!

    41. HeatherTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 3:10pm PDT

      Foo Fighters and K-Os 🙂

    42. LauraTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 4:37pm PDT

      city and colour!

    43. MaryanneTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 5:30pm PDT

      Death Cab, Iron and Wine, K-Os… Oh please let it be me!

    44. Zack GTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 5:32pm PDT

      Aloe Blacc, I need a dolla’! Plz choose me and help me save $$$

    45. RobertTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 6:40pm PDT

      Modest Mouse, and Wilco! Love Sasquatch!

    46. SarahTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 7:20pm PDT

      Basia Bulat in a large-ish venue.. It would be neat!

    47. JeanieTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 7:25pm PDT

      Foster the People, Death Cab, City and Colour, Cold War Kids :))

    48. wono99Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 8:46pm PDT

      guided by voices, best coast and modest mouse

    49. AbbieTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 8:47pm PDT

      Take me to see Tokyo Police Club! Puh Leaze!

    50. LucieBTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 8:55pm PDT

      Death from above 1979, DFA 1979, DFA 1979!!!! Loads of other great bands, but I missed DFA 1979 at Coachella (also sold out), so seeing them here would make me so happy.

    51. NickTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 9:07pm PDT

      Chromeo and Mstrkrft HELL YEAH!

    52. SabrinaTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:10pm PDT

      Death Cab from Cutie and Bright Eyes =)

    53. AlexTuesday, May 24th, 2011 — 11:29pm PDT

      I wanna see the FOO FIGHTERS live!!!

    54. EricaWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 12:13am PDT


    55. AbigailWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 12:58am PDT

      Wherefore art thou Chromeo??

    56. JoanneWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 1:29am PDT


    57. Emily HWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 7:42am PDT

      Death Cab For Cutie!!!!!!!

    58. alexWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 7:57am PDT

      The Gorge is such a beautiful backdrop for Sasquatch!

    59. RosemaryWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:12am PDT

      I would love love love with all my heart to dance dance dance to Chromeo!!

    60. SamanthaWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:12am PDT


    61. Brent BowkerWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:15am PDT

      Iron & wine, but a tough pick with all those names!

    62. AshWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:19am PDT

      Most definitely The Foo & The Bronx!! I think I’d lose my mind!!

    63. ChrisWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:19am PDT

      Guided By Voices

    64. CarolineWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:20am PDT

      Modest Mouse!

    65. CharlotteWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:24am PDT

      Would love to see deathcab, but also Fences, Head and the Heart, Stornoway, CITY AND COLOUR!!!, and bright eyes (for the 15 year old me)

    66. GilWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:26am PDT

      Foo fighters and flying lotus.

    67. NicoleWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:29am PDT

      Modest Mouse, Chromeo, Major Lazer, Flying Lotus, The Radio Dept, Twin Shadow, MSTRKRFT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    68. FionaWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:30am PDT

      Death Cab for Cutie – would LOVE to see them this weekend 🙂

    69. IsvaWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:34am PDT

      I want to see Foo Fighters!!!!

    70. Shaun TomkoWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:45am PDT

      The Flaming Lips always put on an amazing show. Pick me please.

    71. DanielleWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 8:55am PDT

      Iron & Wine, Robyn, Chromeo, Mstrkrft + many more!!!

    72. EmmaWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 9:25am PDT

      Das Racist and the Flaming Lips!

    73. ChristineWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 9:50am PDT

      Wilcom, Modest Mouse and Chromeo! Fingers crossed!

    74. Leah PWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 9:57am PDT

      Bright Eyes!!! His voice gives me goosebumps.

    75. Monica (aka monnibo)Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 10:58am PDT

      Death Cab for Cutie and Bright Eyes are at the top of my list. They were in Edmonton and Calgary this week but aren’t coming to Vancouver.

    76. David D.Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 11:15am PDT

      Foo Fighters!

    77. Mark CWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 11:24am PDT

      death cab!!

    78. cherylWednesday, May 25th, 2011 — 11:58am PDT

      Congrats Brian! Lucky guy!

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