Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Music Madness: 2012 Sasquatch Music Festival Preview

Bigfoot sighting — this year’s lineup will blow your mind.

Sasquatch is upon us and the 2012 lineup is bursting with new talent, and well oiled favorites. Headliners at this year’s festival include Jack White of the White Stripes, The Roots, Beck and the list goes on and on. There are so many amazing bands and acts like Portlandia to choose from, many festival goers are likely having a hard time deciding who they’d like to see this weekend. Take a gander at our must-sees this year, hidden gems amongst the big names.

Black Whales | Saturday, May 26 | 12:15PM | Yeti Stage

“It’s really cool to be asked to play this year. We’ve been excited for this for months. We have some new ideas to try out and new songs. ¬†And, to get to try them out outdoors, on a cliff, after people have been putting who-knows-what into their bodies the night before sounds pretty ideal. Hopefully they can get out of bed in time to catch the set.”

-Alex Robert, Lead Singer of Black Whales

The Head and The Heart | Sunday, May 27 | 6:40PM | Sasquatch Stage

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Seattleite locals, The Head and The Heart return to Sasquatch for another round of gorge fever this year. The folk clad seeks inspiration from jaunts through Discovery Park, and you can find Charity jamming out in the Seattle Public Library in one of the practice piano rooms. Whether you’re in the mood to dance or slow jam, put them on the list to fulfill all your festival endeavors.

AraabMuzik|Saturday May 26| 5:40pm| Banana Shack Stage

AraabMuzik|Saturday, May 26| 5:40pm| Banana Shack Stage

Born Abraham Orellana from Rhode Island, AraabMuzik’s fingers move faster than any DJ we’ve seen this side of the mountains. The unbelievable beats produced when he hits that machine will have the crowds jaw dropping throughout the campgrounds.

Sasquatch Music Festival 2012 | Friday May 25 – Monday May 28| The Gorge Amphitheater


About Kara Tiernan

Kara was born and raised in West Seattle, is a diehard Washington State Alum and Northwest enthusiast! Kara has lived in Florence, Philadelphia and Portland but was magnetized back to home plate. She loves the outdoors, has participated in four Seattle Rock and Roll half marathons and is THRILLED spandex and baggy sweaters made a comeback. She is a passionate reader and blogger, our Music Madness guru, and writes the scoop on Seattle destinations for CBS Local. But mainly, she believes there is nothing better than a pint of Manny's, live acoustic music and loud laughter shared between friends and neighbors.
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