When you talk about the location being the most important part of a festival, Washington’s Gorge Amphitheater comes to mind as a shining advantage over the rest. The nationally recognized Sasquatch Music Festival takes the biggest advantage of the venue, always committing to every part of the experience. The most important aspect is given close attention with Bon Iver, the National, Modest Mouse, David Byrne, Tyler, The Creator, Anderson .Paak, What So Not, Jai Wolf, Snakeships and many, many more are set to hit the Gorge Amphitheatre during Memorial Day weekend as part of the 2018 Sasquatch! Music Festival, and plenty more musical acts printed on the festival’s official bill.
“Embarking on our 17th year, we’ve taken the opportunity to reflect on the past and collect feedback from the fans on how we can improve and evolve the festival experience,” festival creator and producer Adam Zacks said in a press release. “We’ve taken the fans’ impassioned responses to heart and are fired up to share a lineup rich with new musical discoveries in the spirit of the best Sasquatches past.”
The Full Festival Lineup Includes: 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, Lizzo, Margo Price, Petit Biscuit, Nao, Hippo Campus, Tokimonsta, 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, Gang of Youths, Dhani Harrison, Jacob Banks, Algiers, Sango, Chastity Belt, Jeff Rosenstock, Son Little, Typhoon, 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, and more.
Since 2002, musicians and listeners alike have flocked to the Gorge for three days of non-stop music. Sasquatch! 2018 will hit the Gorge May 25-27. Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.