Arts & CultureMusic

Sasquatch! Music Festival announces its discontinuation

After 17 years of inspiring music performances backgrounded by the breathtaking views of Washington’s Columbia River Gorge, Sasquatch! Music Festival has announced that it is ceasing operations and will not hold its annual festival next spring, Willamette Week reports. Sasquatch! founder Adam Zacks announced the festival’s end on June 28th …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEventsMultimediaMusicNightlifePhoto

Photos: 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival day three wraps up the holiday weekend

                                                Follow Sarah Northrop on Instagram: @sartakespics Follow Dana Sparks on Instagram: @danasparksphoto

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Review: David Byrne dances through new music, Talking Heads’ classics in Portland

When I was touring colleges, my dad brought along a stack of CDs he loved during his college days. As we drove through the Midwest, he pushed “Talking Heads 77” into our gray Honda CRV’s CD player, and we talked about the bands that shaped his college experience. Through David …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusicNightlife

Highlights from Sasquatch! Day Three: A busy last day for the Memorial Day weekend festival

Tents are packed. The stages are likely coming down and soon, week nine of spring term will be in full swing. But that doesn’t mean you can’t relive the last day of this year’s Sasquatch! Music Festival. Softer indie-rock acts like Phoebe Bridgers and Big Thief joined high-energy bands Tune-Yards …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEventsMultimediaMusicNightlifePhoto

Photos: 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival day two brings the heat

                                                            Follow Sarah Northrop on Instagram: @sartakespics Follow Dana Sparks on Instagram: @danasparksphoto

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusicNightlife

Highlights from Sasquatch! 2018 Day One: David Byrne, Bon Iver, Vince Staples and more bring their energy to the Gorge Amphitheatre

This year’s Sasqautch! Music Festival has had a promising start with high energy performances and beautiful weather at the Gorge Amphitheatre. The Memorial Day Weekend festival has been criticized for its measly lineups in recent years, but 2018’s has seemed more robust — featuring soaring indie-rock acts like Japandroids and Alex …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEventsMusic

Photos from Sasquatch! Day 2: Bleachers, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Fred Armisen

A second major change-up in the Sasquatch! schedule was the replacement of Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller. The Pittsburgh rapper is the boyfriend of Ariana Grande, whose show was the target of a terrorist attack in Manchester, England, last week. On Friday it was announced he’d be replaced by Sir Mix-a-Lot. …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEventsMusic

Road trip playlist and the must-see non-headlining artists performing at Sasquatch 2017

R&B singer Frank Ocean won’t perform at this year’s Sasquatch! music festival, but the lineup still features an impressive assortment of indie and alternative rock bands who will provide great tunes for what appears to be a beautiful weekend in the Gorge. Headliners LCD Soundsystem, 21 pilots and Chance the …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEventsMusic

Sasquatch! announces LCD Soundsystem to replace Frank Ocean as headliner three weeks before festival

R&B singer Frank Ocean will not perform at this year’s Sasquatch! music festival due to “production issues beyond his control,” the festival’s website announced Friday morning. Electronic rock group LCD Soundsystem will replace Ocean as the festival’s Friday closing act.  Ocean, whose long-awaited sophomore album, “Blonde,” hit number 1 on …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Sasquatch! unveils its 2017 lineup: Frank Ocean, Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper to headline

Early this morning, the 2017 lineup for the Sasquatch! Music Festival was announced on its official website. Twenty One Pilots, Chance the Rapper and Frank Ocean will be headlining the event. Other notable artists include alternative rock band The Shins, EDM duo Big Gigantic, Pittsburgh-area rapper Mac Miller and indie …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEvents

Time to get the heck out of dodge: Destinations to make the most of your Memorial Day Weekend

It is an unsaid rule among college students to “treat yo’self” and get as far out of town for the one break University of Oregon students look forward to all spring term: Memorial Day weekend. Whether you’re on a tight budget or if you’ve been saving pennies since Christmas, there’s …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureEvents

Roller derby, ‘Buffy’ parody, Bicycle Film Festival and more coming up this weekend

In Eugene This Saturday night, WOW Hall will host four artists who will be performing in this year’s Sonic Bloom Festival, which takes place June 19-22 in South Park, Colo.  Sonic Bloom caters to lovers of electronic music and the Colorado mountains. Artists lined up to perform are on the …

READ MORE →
MultimediaVideo

Video: Ducks reveal their sexy secrets

Matt Ehrlich has his way with people. Watch as UO students put out their sultry sex stories. Follow Will Cuddy on Twitter @cuddycancutit

READ MORE →
ArchivesArts & CultureMusic

Piaskowski: What I'm thankful for in music

Thanksgiving is always a much-needed break from the stresses of school and the dreaded (yet unbelievably fast approaching) Finals Week. It’s a chance to catch up with family and friends, consume exuberant amounts of food and drink and reflect on the year. The latter is always so intriguing. In terms …

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Sasquatch! 2012: A unique experience of music and culture

Sasquatch! is unlike anything you could ever experience. Sure, there are many similar festivals that attempt to provide similar experiences; however, none of these festivals can really match the environment and grandeur of spending four days at The Gorge surrounded by incredible music and modern-day hippies.

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Summer music festivals and how to survive them

The warm weather and sunshine don’t just mark the beginning of the summer, it also marks the beginning of the music festival season. With Sasquatch! only a few short days away, there are some important things to consider before you head out of Eugene this summer to indulge yourself in music, friends and the counterculture.

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureNews

Sasquatch!: Death Cab for Cutie hits stage, no match for Foo Fighters

Saturday gave us little time to stop the Foo Fighters rattling around our brains. By 2 p.m. we were already back inside the amphitheater grounds with another full slate of music in front of us.

READ MORE →
Arts & CultureMusic

Sasquatch!: Foo Fighters leave crowd satisfied, fatigued

Sasquatch! Music Festival kicked off full-force Friday at the Gorge Amphitheater outside George, Wash. To festival veterans, Sasquatch! is a marathon, not a sprint.

READ MORE →