Sasquatch! 2018 lineup announced: Bon Iver, Modest Mouse and The National to headline
The annual Sasquatch! music festival announced its 2018 lineup on Feb. 5. The festival will return to Washington’s Gorge Amphitheater on Memorial Day weekend (May 25 to 27) for its 17th year and will feature a variety of artists including David Byrne, Slowdive and Tyler, the Creator.
The headliners for this year’s event include three indie heavyweights: The National, Modest Mouse and Bon Iver. A headlining spot for David Byrne also makes up for the noticeable lack of legacy acts in the previous year’s lineup.
The announcement also featured a number of other recognizable names including indie-rock acts Spoon, Grizzly Bear and TV on the Radio. Artists such as Hippo Campus and Japanese Breakfast also made their way onto the list, alongside the veteran shoegazers Slowdive and the indie-rock icon Neko Case.
But for anyone that is bored by indie rock music, the festival will offer a number of worthwhile alternatives. The soulful hip-hop artist Tyler, the Creator is scheduled to perform along with a set from the forward-thinking rapper Vince Staples. Other notable names in the genres of hip-hop and R&B include Thundercat, Noname, and Anderson Paak.
Three-day tickets will cost $325 and are set to go on sale Saturday, Feb. 10.
Check out the full lineup below:
Bon Iver, The National, Modest Mouse
David Byrne, Tyler, the Creator, Ray Lamontagne
Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals, Spoon, Grizzly Bear
Explosions in the Sky, Neko Case, Vince Staples
TV on the Radio, Slowdive, Tash Sultana
Thundercat, Shakey Graves, Tune-Yards
Wolf Parade, Japandroids, Snakehips
What So Not, Jai Wolf, Perfume Genius
Noname, Margot Price, Petit Biscuit
Lizzo, Hippo Campus, Tokimonsta
Nao, Julien Baker, Pedro The Lion
Whitney, Pup, Pond, Tank & the Bangas
Jlin, Pickwick, Thunderpussy, Tyler Childers
Girlpool, Big Thief, Hurray For The Riff Raff
Japanese Breakfast, (Sandy) Alex G, Curtis Harding
Rostam, Lemaitre, Typhoon, Gang of Youths
Dhani Harrison, Jacob Banks, Algiers, Sango
Jeff Rosenstock, Chastity Belt, Son Little, Barclay Crenshaw
Benjamin Clementine, Too Many Zooz, The Garden
Oliver, The Suffers, Phoebe Bridgers, White Reaper
Alex Lahey, Escort, Charly Bliss, Taco, Giants In The Trees
The Weather Station, Aquilo, Magic Sword
Wilderado, Polyrhythmics, Mimicking Birds
CCFX, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Bread & Butter
View the announcement video:
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