Gorge Amphitheatre | Quincy, Washington
For the 12th year running, the epic Sasquatch Festival returns, bringing both big and small names to the famous Gorge Amphitheater. The festival returns still high on the success of its 2012 critically acclaimed sell out 2012 spectacle.
The festival will rock back into town between 24th-27th May (Memorial Day Weekend) and draws in a crowd of around 20,000. Dance and party against the stunning backdrop of the internationally acclaimed concert venue carved in the basalt cliffs high above the Columbia River Gorge in Quincy, WA. The Seattle Times gave the festival a glowing review, also calling the scenic setting one of the main stars of the show.
British folk rock giants will be headlining, as well an eclectic mix of artists, from indie-rock band The Arctic Monkeys, the dreamy tunes of The XX to the urban-pop-rap style of Azelia Banks. The extensive lineup of music from all genres and the ‘All ages welcome’ policy opens the festival up to anyone and everyone- you can even take your guide dog if you require. The festival features 5 stages including Sasquatch! Main Stage, Bigfoot Stage, Banana Shack (a tent that features primarily electronic music), The Yeti Stage, and Maine Stage.
Campground gates open at 1pm on Thursday 23rd and show gates open at 12pm (3pm for the Friday show). Day tickets, 2 days passes and the ultimate ticket- the 4 day pass are all available which entitles you to general camping and day parking. Camping can be upgraded to terrace camping, premier camping, or the elusive Bigfoot camping! If you fancy packing the whole family up, driving on down to the river and bringing a home from home, RV’s are welcomed, although it is recommended a gold ticket is purchased. VIP tickets are also available.
This years lineup is set to be the biggest ever, and the festival has steadily gone form strength to strength each year so do not wait to buy your tickets- we for one can not wait to grab out sunhats and camping gear for not only the event of the summer, but the event of the YEAR!!