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  1. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    If Metric is the big name waiting in the wings it's game over for this festival.

    If they are just another act on the lineup then who cares. As much as I like Metric, I've seen them 7 times...
  2. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    The first one also announced a lineup at the same time they announced the festival. If it is already this bad before they even release a lineup you really have to question what the rest of the...
  3. Thread: Set time reveal

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    Re: Set time reveal

    What? So Skrillex is on ~930? This makes very little sense to me, he's billed higher than both of those acts.
  4. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    This sentence hurts my brain. So, he owes the fans because traffic was bad? That sounds like Pemberton's fault, not his. It isn't his fault the festival was a disorganized clusterfuck.

    Also, due...
  5. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I guess it could be Prince, and then I would probably have to go. I kind of assumed the starfish + paper clip + lightning bolt was one artist since there were plus signs connecting them all (like...
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    Re: your #1 worst act to NOT see on the lienup

    As a casual reader of the boards, this is my favourite thread and therefore I have bad taste.

    Am I doing it right?
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Yeah I thought the two weekend thing was a bad idea from the get go since there has never been a huge demand for Sasquatch tickets, save for last year, and that was only because of Mumford and Co.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Well I'm pretty fucking crushed. I knew sales would not be great for July since a lot of the usual Sasquatch crowd doesn't give a shit about the headliners, but I never expected them to actually...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I think weekend 2 isn't selling very well, but I haven't heard anything about cancelling it. Doing refunds for that would be a disaster.

    I'm quite looking forward to a half sold Sasquatch with...
  10. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I wouldn't call it a hiatus. Live Nation put on one, it was a massive failure financially and they never did it again. This is basically a whole new festival, the only things that are the same is the...
  11. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Yeah... except a little company called Live Nation held a festival there 6 years ago. There's even a picture of it in the article. You guys didn't 'come up' with anything, you just took over a failed...
  12. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Re: ICE ICE ICE

    That makes sense, since normal ice will probably not keep those things frozen.

    Using dry ice to keep regular ice cold for later use makes very little sense. It might work, but that is a huge...
  13. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Here is a helpful tip: Your plan is crazy.

    You want to bring an extra cooler, fill it with dry ice AND normal ice, and move said normal ice out of the dry ice cooler into the food and drink...
  14. Thread: ICE ICE ICE

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    Re: ICE ICE ICE

    I don't think you understand how dry ice works.
  15. Thread: BUYING TICKETS

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    Re: BUYING TICKETS

    I will buy your reasonably priced weekend 1 ticket.
  16. Thread: Work 9 to 5.

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    Re: Work 9 to 5.

    How has no one made a joke about Austin City Limits yet?
  17. Re: Two awesome girls looking for a camping spot to share!

    You're right, I should have just gone with this:

    http://0-media-cdn.foolz.us/ffuuka/board/tg/image/1381/04/1381047374007.jpg
  18. Re: Two awesome girls looking for a camping spot to share!

    Why does it seem like every second girl is offering "goodies" "services" and "~fun things~" in exchange for a place to stay?

    Don't you realize that by saying things that could be interpreted as...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Sasquatch was 3 full days, then they added the somewhat shortened 4th day. I don't see why they would go down to less than 3 full days.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Well, it's here, but I think you need to sign up for the forum to download attachments and I can't figure out how to attach it to this post somehow.
    ...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    General ideas don't really mean shit. Push a few stages by 30 minutes and it all becomes pretty much meaningless.



    Someone already made and excel spreadsheet of what each day would look like if...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Is Bumblebee a real person?
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    He was always on the May lineup, he just didn't make it on the original poster for whatever reason.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Gogol could be a late nigh set, but it would be a bit weird. Deltron could be the other one since he has his orchestra which would probably take a while to set up. Just because La Roux is top billed...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    A lot of people will claim a part of the hill with a blanket early in the day and come and go as they please. If you have a big enough group there will usually be someone there and it's pretty...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    There's usually a bit of a line on the first day (an hour or two), but that could change. Before 2010 there were single day tickets, so you would always get a crowd coming for just one day. 2011 to...
  27. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    Tier 1 is sold out so tickets are now $352 after fees (without camping!).

    I have no clue how many that was, but I'd say this is going to be a pretty well attended festival if this is any...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I don't think July tickets will be hard to come by at any point in time.

    Even if it does sell out (which I don't think is possible in the presale, but who knows for sure) a lot of people who...
  29. Re: For the future GV, let's keep Hardstyle to a minimum

    Holy shit that makes Skrillex seem enjoyable.
  30. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    Well the presale sold out in less than a day. No idea how many that was, but it's something.

    It seems that their strategy of booking towards teenagers who have never been to a festival might...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I haven't heard about them doing it again. I have heard that the Greyhound that goes to Qunicy will generally just drop people at the Gorge since 90% of the people on the bus are going there anyway....
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    It's doable, but annoying as fuck. You'd be better off renting a car or borrowing one.

    Edit: or carpooling.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    General camping is only if you don't plan on sleeping for most of the festival. Usually there's a time between 5am and 730am where you can get some Z's, but if you are a light sleeper you'll be hard...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I love that soundtrack. I will have to check them out, thanks.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Yes, but there is no way I'm going to scan it right now.

    Bigfoot usually has acts until ~10pm then a break until ~1130 while they set up for the late night act which usually has some sort of...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    I didn't know what to expect with this 2 weekend deal but I gotta say they did a pretty good job with these lineups.
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    The National will be another one..
  38. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    I don't really see how that makes much of a difference. At pretty much every music festival you have hundreds of dollars hanging off your wrist. I don't think they will accept payment from a cut...
  39. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    Not happy with the lineup at all. There's a few gems, but overall it blows.

    Camping is $350 for 4 people and glamping (vip camping) is $1000. Are they fucking insane?
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Yep. I walked by their stage before Beck and remember thinking they sounded nothing like what I expected live, and then found out the next day that they moved Spiritualized to that slot instead.
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  41. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Not really. They had a "pre-sale" from mid November - Dec 31st. Then after the lineup came out they had another "pre-sale" with a password (which was really easy to get) from something like Wednesday...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    It was easier when Sasquatch was 4 days. Primavera was something like Thursday - Saturday and Sasquatch was Friday - Monday.

    With Boston Calling the 3 days are a direct overlap, so I'm not...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    It's been done before, but it isn't very common. The craziest one I can think of was Das Rasist playing Spain and about 24 hours later playing Sasquatch.
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    Re: Craft Canned Beer (for the Campgrounds)

    A campmate of mine last year had Sierra Nevada Summerfest in cans. I was very jealous as I drank my High Life or whatever I settled on last minute.
  45. Thread: Why Heineken?

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    Re: Why Heineken?

    I'm just saying, Camelback + pinhole + butthole = all day drunk for cheap.

    You don't tell me what to do with my butthole (which you never did) and I won't tell you to do with your money (which I...
  46. Thread: Why Heineken?

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    Re: Why Heineken?

    That's insane, just put a camel back up your butt with a pinhole leak. You'll stay drunk all day and not miss any shows.

    Man, it's crazy that people are willing to miss shows just to get drunk....
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2014

    Word on the street is Outkast for Maysquatch, not that this will come as a huge shock to anyone.
  48. Thread: Why Heineken?

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    Re: Why Heineken?

    Do people really buy that much beer inside the festival? Paying high prices for beer is somewhat acceptable at festivals where you can bring your drink anywhere, but I'm not paying $9 a beer to be...
  49. Re: What would happen if I brought this into the campground?

    Someone had a full sized trampoline at Sasquatch last year. It was pretty awesome. Good luck trying to get some sleep at 3am with strangers jumping on it though.
  50. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Announcing a full lineup now for a July fest is probably pretty tough. I was surprised to hear Squamish was releasing theirs on the 29th; in the last couple of years they have done it in March.

    I...
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