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phonographer
12-07-2010, 01:40 PM
Yea, I hope you all agree that it's Coachella despite the clusterfuck.

There's quite a large list here and I've only been to Coachella this year, so how were the other fests?

http://www.urb.com/2010/11/30/take-the-best-of-2010-readers-poll/10/

fikus222
12-07-2010, 02:05 PM
Fail list.

It doesn't even have Sasquatch, which was a hell of a lot of fun.

phonographer
12-07-2010, 02:22 PM
Yea all three day fests need to be on there. Fuck Yea Fest was only one day. Don't know what they were thinking.

I haven't been to Sasquatch, but the Gorge looks bad ass.

fikus222
12-07-2010, 02:28 PM
While living in Seattle, I went to Sasquatch in '09 and '10 and I definitely recommend it.

The fest has an intimate feel, with a good vibe and strong party atmosphere. There's always something worthwhile on stage and the dance acts are getting better and better. This year they've increased the fest's length from 3 days to 4. The Gorge is 3.5 hours from Seattle, so it can be a bit of hike, but the venue is certainly worth it.

phonographer
12-07-2010, 02:35 PM
Yea it definitely looks worth it.

http://www.sasquatchfestival.com/assets/images/gorge.jpg

I've never been to Washington. This will be a good reason to go.

fikus222
12-07-2010, 03:10 PM
2009

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs518.snc3/27168_102914649751642_100000993227362_22954_101487 8_n.jpg

2010

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs518.ash1/30499_115766698466437_100000993227362_92259_420910 0_n.jpg

In the offseason, they erected a new stage. It's a bit of an eye-sore, but provides better protection from the elements, which can be fickle.

phonographer
12-07-2010, 03:36 PM
Looks pretty laid back. I'm liking that tall grassageness. Looked colder in 2010 than it did in 2009 so it seems like the new stage was a good move.

Oh also on that contest thingamajig I saw that you can add your own venue at the very bottom. Convenient.

WhyTheLongFace
12-07-2010, 04:31 PM
Sasquatch only has 1 stage?

phonographer
12-07-2010, 04:39 PM
While living in Seattle, I went to Sasquatch in '09 and '10 and I definitely recommend it.

The fest has an intimate feel, with a good vibe and strong party atmosphere. There's always something worthwhile on stage and the dance acts are getting better and better. This year they've increased the fest's length from 3 days to 4. The Gorge is 3.5 hours from Seattle, so it can be a bit of hike, but the venue is certainly worth it.

Dunno, but it sure does look like it. Sounds weird though: 3 day fest, 1 stage, and dance acts in between band performances? :confused:

fikus222
12-07-2010, 04:44 PM
No, there are 3 stages and 1 Comedy/Dance Tent.

The dance acts take over the comedy tent,. They start in the early evening and go until late. Last year the promoters also used the second largest stage for "late night" sets by Booka Shade (awesome) and deadma5 (boo).

Phantogram on the Yeti Stage, which is the smallest stage:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs558.snc3/30499_115766715133102_100000993227362_92263_784937 5_n.jpg

Portugal the Man on the Bigfoot Stage, which is the 2nd largest stage. You can see the Sasquatch campgrounds in the background.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs558.snc3/30499_115766688466438_100000993227362_92258_401841 9_n.jpg

juloxx
12-07-2010, 05:39 PM
I dont want to vote Coachella. More publicity can only lead to more people /more assholes

phonographer
12-07-2010, 07:26 PM
Yea I 'spose you're right, but I can't (don't want to) imagine it getting any worse than it was this year.

Distorted_Jungle
12-07-2010, 07:36 PM
Did any of you bother to add Sasquatch in the field at the bottom of the list that is meant for doing just that?

fikus222
12-07-2010, 07:48 PM
I sure did.

le cab
12-07-2010, 09:01 PM
FYF was a joke.

Distorted_Jungle
12-08-2010, 09:38 AM
I sure did.

Alright then, carry on. Just wanted to make sure that with all the complaining about it not being on there someone at least made an attempt to get it added.

Mr. Porter
12-08-2010, 12:12 PM
2009

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs518.snc3/27168_102914649751642_100000993227362_22954_101487 8_n.jpg

2010

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs518.ash1/30499_115766698466437_100000993227362_92259_420910 0_n.jpg

In the offseason, they erected a new stage. It's a bit of an eye-sore, but provides better protection from the elements, which can be fickle.
damn look at that backdrop. I'd rather jump over the festival and just frolic all around the...eh pardon my lack of knowledge of the state of Washington

fikus222
12-10-2010, 09:32 AM
Consequence of Sound voted Sasquatch! as the best festival of 2010:

http://consequenceofsound.net/2010/12/10/festival-of-the-year-sasquatch-music-festival/1/

rage patton
12-10-2010, 08:14 PM
That new stage is a bummer. NIN at Sunset in 09 was an amazing sight to see.