Sasquatch Announced: Jane’s, KoL, NiN



Event happens May


By Blurt Staff


Just announced: the 2009 edition of the Sasquatch! Music
Festival, which takes place this year on May 23-25 at the Gorge amphitheatre
near Quincy, Washington.



For the 8th annual installment Jane’s Addiction,
the Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Nine Inch Nails will be among the top names
slated to perform. Others include TV On the Radio, Animal Collective,
Decemberists, Of Montreal, the Avett Brothers and Calexico, while the comedians
announced thus far are Zach Galifiankas, Demetri Martin, Tim & Eric Awesome
Show Great Job, Todd Barry, Jon Benjamin, God’s Pottery and People’s Republic
of Komedy. See below for the full list of performers.


Tickets go on sale Feb. 28. See:



Meanwhile, go HERE if you want to read our review (when we
were called Harp) of the 2007
festival. We missed the 2008 event due to being in the middle of the Harp-to-BLURT transition, but we’ll see
you at Sasquatch! this year….



2009 Roster of


Jane’s Addiction
Kings of Leon
Nine Inch Nails
Ben Harper & Restless7
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Erykah Badu
The Decemberists
Fleet Foxes
TV on the Radio
Animal Collective
Silversun Pickups
Bon Iver
Of Montreal
Explosions in the Sky
Peter Bjorn & John
Gogol Bordello
M. Ward
The Avett Brothers
Grizzly Bear
Girl Talk
The Gaslight Anthem
The Walkmen
Chromeo (DJ set)
Sun Kil Moon
Airborne Toxic Event
Blitzen Trapper
The Wrens
King Khan and the Shrines
St. Vincent
Passion Pit
John Vanderslice
Bishop Allen
Blind Pilot
AA Bondy
Black Moth Super Rainbow
The Knux
Ra Ra Riot
The Dodos
Beach House
Arthur & Yu
The Submarines
Owl City
Viva Voce
James Pants
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
The Builders & the Butchers
The Duchess & the Duke
Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head
Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele
School of Seven Bells
Death Vessel
Horse Feathers
Point Juncture WA
The Pica Beats
Loch Lomond
Vince Mira
Zach Galifiankis
Demetri Martin
Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job
Todd Barry
John Benjamin
God’s Pottery
People’s Republic of Komedy



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