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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2018

    I've never really heard of anyone walking in before except to meet people that were already there, so I'm not 100% sure. There's nothing stopping anyone from just walking into D9, they just take your...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2018

    I've done District 9 (general) every time I've gone (2009-2014 and 2016). You get a pretty generous amount of space compared to Coachella. They just filter you in car by car and you get roughly 50...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2018

    All three of the bands have headlined before. Modest Mouse are overdone at the festival, but they're local heroes so what can you do. The National and Bon Iver are headlining other festivals of...
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    Re: Sasquatch! Festival 2018

    A lot of festivals seem pretty thin on the electronic this year. Paradiso is at the Gorge 3 weeks later and sucks up all the EDM cheese, but it would have been nice to get something like a Four Tet...
  5. Thread: Sasquatch! 2017

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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    My basic feeling as well. I thought the July lineup was awesome but sales were so bad they cancelled it.

    I'm hoping that since it is fairly unique (I'd put this and Shaky Knees up there with best...
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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    The Gorge already has a full on EDM cheese festival with Paradiso being just a few weeks after Sasquatch. Highly unlikely people are going to go to both, so there's no point trying to draw that group...
  7. Thread: Sasquatch! 2017

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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    I've driven to Sasquatch when I go but I've flown to and camped at Coachella. Basically get everyone to max out your carry on and everyone gets a duffel bag with as much stuff as you are allowed....
  8. Thread: BottleRock 2018

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    Re: BottleRock 2018

    I guess I just assumed that a headliner would have some kind of their own stage setup for a festival, but they might be traveling light. Or I guess maybe they have two setups.
  9. Thread: BottleRock 2018

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    Re: BottleRock 2018

    It's crazy that the Killers are going to play Boston Calling and this festival within 24 hours of each other. You pretty much need a private plane to make that happen, there's no other way to get...
  10. Thread: FYF Fest 2018

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    Re: FYF Fest 2018

    Well I'll be damned it's actually the first thing that comes up. You'd think if it was meant as an announcement of the 2018 dates they would have done something on their other platforms though.
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  11. Thread: FYF Fest 2018

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    Re: FYF Fest 2018

    Yeah looking back the site was .info and I can't see any reason for a commercial music festival to have a URL like that. I don't see anything on their Twitter or Facebook recently and I have no idea...
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    Re: FYF Fest 2018

    No problem. I will say it's not exactly the nicest neighbourhood, but it seemed safe enough on that busy weekend anyway. It seemed like a good chunk of the houses in the area were rented to people...
  13. Re: TRADE TWO WEEKEND 2 GAP ASSES WITH SHUTTLE PASS FOR TWO WEEKEND 1 TICKETS

    2 Gap asses for 2 weekend 1 tickets? I'm not sure if that kind of trade is allowed on here...
  14. Thread: FYF Fest 2018

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    Re: FYF Fest 2018

    Stayed almost exactly there last year and it was fine. I walked home alone one night, never really felt unsafe. Encountered some rottweilers that were just wandering around but they were very...
  15. Thread: FYF Fest 2017

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    Re: FYF Fest 2017

    This was supremely annoying for my group since we were staying just a few blocks south of the venue. On sunday we left The Club after Talboman at 1230 and were forced to walk all the way around and...
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    Re: FYF Fest 2017

    Kraftwerk 3D was pretty great but Primus 3D was mind blowing. It can be a huge enhancement to a show if done right.
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    Re: Voodoo Experience 2017

    That's what I thought. I couldn't find a reliable number for capacity but my friends that have attended in the past said it didn't seem like much more than 30k.



    Still doesn't add up. All of...
  18. Thread: Primavera 2017

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    Re: Primavera 2017

    I tried looking it up the year I went (2014) and found numbers anywhere from 30k to 190k.

    This says 190k in 2014, and I dont think it's expanded much. Obviously that's over the course of the...
  19. Thread: FYF Fest 2017

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    Re: FYF Fest 2017

    He played Pemberton in 2014.
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    Re: FYF Fest 2017

    Gave me a bit of a scare. Someone in our group (not me) was on the ball and booked a place a 5 minute walk from the venue the day the lineup came out. New smaller festival sounds kind of cool though....
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    Re: Fyre Festival 2017

    Yeah most of the reddit text posts are made up. There are some pretty hilarious pictures and videos though. Meals were literally just bread and cheese and lettuce. Tents were half built with piles of...
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    Re: The 2017 Webcast Viewing Thread

    It was posted today and it said "Yesterday around 530" so that would be Saturday. Looking at the schedule it was Gryffin on at the time and almost every other stage was just ending or just beginning,...
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    Re: The 2017 Webcast Viewing Thread

    My friend who was at that said he was pretty sure she was lip syncing the entire set. Needless to say he did not like it.

    Edit: Man catching up on the stuff I didnt watch last night. Fuck that...
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    Re: The 2017 Webcast Viewing Thread

    So are these VIP areas to the left of the Main and Outdoor new? It's kind of sad that there's all this awesome viewing space and it's basically empty. Either the VIP people have yet to figure this...
  25. Thread: Sasquatch! 2017

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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    Pretty much everything will seem disorganized compared to Coachella. Coachella is easily the most organized festival I've ever been to taking size into account.
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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    I totally forgot about the tunnel under the road for singing 'Just a Friend'. Totally an improvement on the experience, though that is really just something the venue did.
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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    You might be right about Bonnaroo but I don't think Sasquatch really needs to attract people from afar. It only have a capacity of like 27k or something, meanwhile Coachella has to sell close to 200K...
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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    Basically nothing has changed. They had a giant shower one year to promote shampoo or something that was pretty dumb. They had an extra side show kind of stage one year that was just people dressed...
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    Re: Sasquatch! 2017

    I know basically nothing about Hangout fest but how big is that one and how was the reaction? The lineup is very similar though they do have Mumsons on their top line.

    This lineup is really bad...
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    Re: Levitation / Austin Psych Fest 2016

    Vancouver festival announced it's moving to a (much smaller) indoor venue. No reason given. The weather doesn't seem like it will be much of a problem, a little rain perhaps.

    They are giving...
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    Re: Here comes the market tank (again)

    There's 3 wristbands and a camping pass for $900 Canadian in Vancouver. That's like $700 US.

    Seem like if you are far away and willing to wait you can get em cheap. Last year I got my brother one...
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    Re: 2016 YouTube Live Stream

    Did Calvin Harris just play a Major Lazer song? Dude they were just on that stage. Cut that song out of your pre-recorded setlist.
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    Re: 2016 YouTube Live Stream

    They are literally unopposed for 15 minutes. Of all the bands you could give that to, they pick Major fucking Lazer?
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    Re: 2016 YouTube Live Stream

    There may have been PCP in there because he's fucking lost it.
  35. Re: Getting up close: Jack U outdoor, Zedd outdoor, Rufus gobi

    Considering you might be the only person at the festival that likes both Sufjan and Jack U I think you'll be fine if you stay put between sets. I would expect basically everyone at Sufjan who is...
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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I think they'll do fine with the bros and teenagers. J Cole, Kascade, Wiz, Halsey, DJ Snake, Chainsmokers, Flosstradamus, Tyler, Bauer... Bros will be everywhere. It does lack someone like Kanye to...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    That might make sense. I'd already seen Outkast 3 times that year so I skipped them in favour of the Flaming Lips.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    Huh I was going to say I was at the same show and loved it. Dude is a great entertainer. I had pretty low expectations going in and he wound up being in my top 3 of the festival.
  39. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    It really seems like Pearl Jam is the only headliner...

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CfSL0H3W8AAbrWP.jpg

    Most of the top is crap and draws the type of people that annoyed me so much last year,...
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    Gross, makes me kind of happy I didn't go last year. I'm not sure if the crowds have been getting worse at Sasquatch or I've just been getting older and have less patience for shit like that.
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    Re: Outside Lands 2016

    I think a lot of festivals are finding out that there is a price ceiling that people are willing to pay. Sure Coachella can charge $400, but fests like Sasquatch and Panorama (and maybe OSL, we shall...
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    Re: Nos Alive 2016

    Went to Lisbon last year (not for this fest) and we stayed near (~10 minute walk) Rossio Square. It's nice and central and has lots of transit near by. I'd assume it's easy to get to the fest from...
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    Re: Panorama Festival NYC 2016

    This must not be selling well. An ad for it popped up on my facebook feed. I know facebook knows I like festivals but I'm on the other side of the damn continent. Generally I just get ads for fests...
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    Re: Panorama Festival NYC 2016

    Yep and now Live Nation can run it into the ground as they seem to do.
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    Re: FVDED IN THE PARK - SURREY, B.C.

    I liked the lineup better last year. It's not bad for the price if you're close but I wouldn't treck out to Surrey for that.
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    Re: FVDED IN THE PARK - SURREY, B.C.

    Horray it's terrible. I'm at Tall Tree this weekend anyway.

    This will probably sell though, all the people that didn't go to Pemberton will want to see Jack U and all the people that did see them...
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    Re: Squamish Valley Music Festival 2016 Cancelled

    From what I understand Live Nation took over the booking in 2014, hence the drastic lineup change from headliners like Queens of the Stoneage and Vampire Weekend to Bruno Mars, Eminem and Arcade Fire.
  48. Thread: Pemberton 2014

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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I think they said their capacity was somewhere around 35-40k before. Last year sold 29k wristbands so they don't have to add that much more. Wristbands with camping will sell out almost for sure....
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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    I would expect Pemberton to sell out now. It sold out festival wristbands + camping last year, so they only had shuttle pass wristbands left.

    Pemberton pulled two pretty huge lineups the last...
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    Re: Pemberton 2014

    Pretty wishful thinking there. I don't think our dollar will be making much of a come back for a couple years. Who knows though.



    I hated 2014 and I'm pretty convinced that even though they...
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