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  1. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I'd say it's really likely. Unless they screwed up somehow I don't see how this wouldn't be happening.
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  3. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I'll be pretty surprised (and saddened) if they get the Peppers. They would likely be going on some sort of NA tour around it, and generally big acts like that announce tours more than a few months...
  4. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Maybe, depends on the rest of the line up. Both Death Cab and Jane's Addiction have headlined Sasquatch which is a pretty similar sized festival.

    I was referring to why they would have to explain...
  5. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Why would they have to explain anything? They never promised Phish, it was just a bunch of rumours.
  6. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Based on the couple minutes of their burning man set that I watched they just play songs. It's kind of like Dog Blood (Skrillex and Boyz Noize), they made an album and basically played DJ sets...
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    It would seem weird having them be top line, but if the are billed as Jack U (Diplo and Skrillex) kind of like they are on the Ottawa Bluesfest line up then I'd say there's a good chance they...
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    Re: Do Lab/Heineken House 2015

    Can someone tell me who Whitehorse is? There is no way is is this folk band from Toronto.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehorse_%28band%29

    (though I kind of like them and they are kind of...
  9. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    It looks so much worse (which really is a challenge given how bad it looked before) when you break it down by day.

    Sunday is the best day but man it still blows pretty hard.
  10. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I'm sure there will be hip hop, but I don't think they need to have a headliner. If there isn't a hip hop act that can headline available then I'm sure they'll be fine with two rock acts and some EDM...
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    Why does everyone think there needs to be a hip hop headliner? This festival has existed for exactly one year and they had Outkast, who was at basically every festival last year. Tons of festivals...
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    Re: FVDED IN THE PARK - SURREY, B.C.

    Mumsons played Holland Park in 2013, I think the capacity is something like 25,000. It must be more than Deer Lake Park (roughly 10K) or they would probably just have it there since it already has a...
  13. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Pemberton 2008 was put on by a different company than 2014, and Jay Z technically didn't headline in 2008 (played before Coldplay). There is no reason to think there has to be a hip hop headliner by...
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    Bumblebee what the he'll are you talking about? First you say July Talk played Squamish 2013, then 2014 (it was 2014), then you call them non-Canadian. Spoiler, they are Canadian.

    They are a...
  15. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Ed Sharpe, Kurt Vile, Current Swell and even Trampled by Turtles could fit as well. I didn't know Vancouver Folk Fest was the same weekend. I wonder if they will share acts or not. I could see why...
  16. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    LEAVE AND NEVER COME BACK!

    Nah, that was way more in-depth than most people would go, but most of those have at least some chance.
  17. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    They keep joking that they are bad at countdowns because last year they had a 10 day countdown and waited an extra 2 days or something to release it, so I wouldn't be surprised if it just comes out...
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    Even if you had a list of every band that fit into all of the clues it would still be impossible to pick any one band for sure. The fact that they are giving all these clues tells me that the line up...
  19. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    2013 was a total fluke. They managed to get Macklemore at the peak of his popularity as well as Mumford, Postal Service and Vampire Weekend.

    It's never sold out that fast before, it usually takes...
  20. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    From their Facebook:



    Obviously too vague to really gather much information, but at least it's something.
  21. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Considering there's a pretty good chance Sasquatch won't even sell out this year that would be a pretty poor strategy. If that is the agreement, which I kind of doubt, then there must be some date...
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    Wasn't 2012 City and Colour AND Tragically Hip? 2013 had no Canadian headliners.
  23. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I just realized their headliners follow almost exactly the same formula from last year.

    Super radio friendly artist that is fairly new: Sam Smith / Bruno Mars
    Sorta 'indie' but actually totally...
  24. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Hahaha holy hell that is even worse than last year. Rest assured they will still get a good amount of sales to people with too much money who just want to see a couple bands.

    I can't see this...
  25. Re: What were the biggest weekend 1 / weekend 2 differences?

    I went to both last year and actually liked weekend 2 more. Almost every single crowd seemed a bit smaller and a bit less douchey. Seems like weekend 1 has a few more celebrities and therefore their...
  26. Re: If You Could Have Sex With One Musician Performing at Coachella

    And you would just watch?
  27. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Thanks for doing that, I like your wishful list.

    I've pretty much resigned myself that the lineup won't be as good as last year, because no festival has been that great so far. I just hope they...
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    Re: Rate The 2015 Acts You've Seen As Live Artists

    Tame Impala Sasquatch 2013 their instruments showed up 2 hours late so they played a different stage. Still sounded fantastic. A
    Interpol Pemberton 2008. They sounded great, but they aren't very...
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    Re: Swans are not dead

    I saw them a few months ago and they played 7 songs in just over 2 hours. An hour would be like 3 songs.
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    Re: What a shit show

    He bled on his guitar. Dude puts an awesome show and the band(s) that he has with him are great as well.
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    If half of these things happen I could actually see myself enjoying this set, even though I can't really stand ACDC after around 5 songs in a row.
  32. Thread: So... Sloan.

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    Re: So... Sloan.

    Saw em at Pemberton last year for the first time (I don't know how that happened, I'm a bad Canadian), they put on a pretty good show. I'd heard other people say they sucked live though, so I guess...
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    Re: What a shit show

    Lol wut

    "Dance music is having yet another big day with David Guetta, Kaskade, Kygo, Duke Dumont, Marina and the Diamonds, Madeon, Odesza and J.E.S&S"
  34. Re: Your Face When You Saw the Lineup: 2015 Edition

    http://www.picgifs.com/reaction-gifs/reaction-gifs/bored-meh/bored013.gif

    Pretty lame. Don't know what I was expecting, but it wasn't this.
  35. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Got my presale tickets. Came to $353 Canadian ($306 American) with camping, which is cheaper than just festival passes for Sasquatch or Squamish last year without camping. Unless they totally tank...
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    Considering what an amazing time I had this year I'll be buying presale tickets for this and holding off on Sasquatch until the lineup comes out.
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    It wasn't too unreasonable in my opinion. Sasquatch comes to almost $400 cdn and Squamish was $350 just for the festival pass without camping.

    I don't know how it went for everyone, but I didn't...
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    Re: Life is Beautiful Festival

    I've been to lots of fests that have single day wristbands, so I don't think that will be be a reason to stop them from having day passes.

    I'd guess there will be some indication one way or the...
  39. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    I think the main reason it sold so poorly is that they took forever to release the lineup and everyone already had their festival plans for the summer. Most festivals in the area had their lineup out...
  40. Re: Shambhala Music Festival 2014 Initial Lineup

    NO PEA I WAS BUSY GETTING ELBOWED BY EMINEM FANS IN SQUAMISH THANKS FOR RUBBING IT IN!
  41. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    I think it's somewhat lineup dependent. There were at least an extra 5000 people there on Sunday, and I'm betting 90% of them were there for Eminem and pretty much only Eminem. I don't have much...
  42. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    I was there last year too. While the crowds weren't the best, they were still way better than this year. It also didn't bother me as much because tickets were something like $110, not. $350 like this...
  43. Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival August 8-10, 2014

    My brain is pretty mush right now so bare with me if this is a bit rambling. That was hands down the worst festival experience I have ever had in 20ish camping music festivals.

    The crowds were...
  44. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Screw brand loyalty. I'm more a 'what have you done for me lately' kind of person, and Pemberton has been my favourite festival this year, which has included both Coachellas and Sasquatch.
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    Squamish 2010 to 2012 was actually not that poorly organized. True there wasn't much to do, but tickets were cheap so you couldn't really complain. 2013 was a disaster getting into camping but the...
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    Yup, I'd take last years lineup again over that, and last year tickets were $100 if you got them early.
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    I'm going to Squamish, somewhat against my will. I promised a friend I'd go before the lineup I'd go because that's where a big group of us met a few years ago. She lives in England now and bought...
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    Sleep before 2 was probably possible. We were really close, but I think a pair of ear plugs would have made it pretty easy, that being said I never tried to sleep before 2. The sets were only about...
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    I'll echo Duke Silver's comments (good meeting you by the way!)

    Getting into parking was a breeze. Just drive right in, absolutely no wait whatsoever. The walk from parking to camping was a...
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    I'd guess 20,000 people, but who the fuck knows really. They probably won't release actual numbers until well after the festival.
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