Sasquatch Music Festival's 2010 initial lineup was announced earlier today. The 9th annual festival will be held this May 29th-31st over Memorial Day weekend. Quite frankly, I'm more impressed with this set of bands from top to bottom than what Bonnaroo unveiled last week.
My Morning Jacket, Massive Attack, Pavement, Ween, Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Band of Horses, The National, LCD Soundsystem, Tegan & Sara, Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit, deadmau5, She & Him, Public Enemy, Nada Surf, The New Pornographers, The Hold Steady, The xx, Dirty Projectors, OK Go, Drive-By Truckers, Kid Cudi, The Long Winters, Minus the Bear, The Mountain Goats, Quasi, Camera Obscura, Fruit Bats, Brother Ali, Midlake, Dr. Dog, Caribou, Simian Mobile Disco, City & Colour, No Age, The Temper Trap, Vetiver, Miike Snow, Portugal. The Man, Telekinesis, Mayer Hawthorne, WHY?, Girls, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Wale, The Lonely Forest, Japandroids, Boys Noize, YACHT, Freelance Whales, Laura Marling, Patrick Watson, Past Lives, Cymbals Eat Guitars, The Low Anthem, The Very Best, Phantogram, Neon Indian, Nurses, The Tallest Man on Earth, Fresh Espresso, Mumford & Sons, Jets Overhead, tUnE-YarDs, Shabazz Palaces, Fool's Gold, Morning Teleportation, Z-Trip, Dâm-Funk, Hudson Mohawke, The Middle East, Local Natives, Avi Buffalo, Booka Shade, A-Trak, Yes Giantess, Craig Robinson, Rob Riggle, Garfunkel & Oates, Luke Burbank
Tickets will be available starting February 20th. For more details, go to Sasquatch's website.