Austin Psych Fest (now called LEVITATION) has announced its lineup. It now runs May 8-10. Lineup includes:
The Flaming Lips Tame Impala The Jesus and Mary Chain Spiritualized Primal Scream The Black Angels Thee Oh Sees Mac DeMarco Melody's Echo Chamber Lightning Bolt A Place to Bury Strangers The Sword Earth Fuzz (Ty Segall & Friends) The Soft Moon Metz White Fence
and a lot more smaller bands. Judging by the dates and location I'd say we're sure to get at least a couple of these!
Panda Bear - Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper Ghostface Killah - 36 Seasons Unkle - Psyence Fiction Death Grips - No Love Deep Web Wu-Tang Clan - A Better Tomorrow Kanye West - Yeezus Evian Christ - Kings and Them
Shows at Sleep Country Amphitheater this past summer: OneRepublic and The Script, KISS and Def Leppard, Journey and Steve Miller Band, Mötley Crüe and Alice Cooper, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden, Lil Wayne and Drake, and Zac Brown Band. Obviously NIN played in 2009 and Soundgarden was scheduled to play at Julysquatch, but most artists who play there don't fit in at Sasquatch. I can't see Lana Del Rey playing Sasquatch - especially since artists who are big enough to headline venues like Sleep Country Amphitheater or Shoreline Amphitheater are big enough to headline Sasquatch. Snacks (hopefully) wouldn't book LDR to headline.
The tour is both Courtney and LDR though. I hope you're right but the timing is just too convenient. If it happens hopefully it's just LDR and not both. With her popularity though she could for sure sub.
Run the Jewels has to play, but I don't think they'll headline. If there's a hip hop headliner, I'm thinking Kendrick Lamar would be more likely, especially after his SNL performance a couple weeks ago. Possibly Wu-Tang, but not likely since they just played Bumbershoot.
Friday rap headliner is a tradition that should continue as long as its not Macklemore.
Run the Jewels should sub! Kendrick seems like a good candidate for rap headliner. The combo of A$AP Rocky and A$AP Ferg could be a candidate as well. I saw an interview with Ferg the other day where he said they want to play shows together in 2015.
They are playing the Punk Rock Bowling festival in Las Vegas Memorial Day Weekend. Given the the relative proximity of Nevada and Washington along with modern advancements in transportation technology, I consider them a plausible and fucking awesome booking.
Edit: Rancid is also playing that festival. I don't think we'd get both of them, I but I consider either one equally likely and potentially awesome.
Sweet! Rancid would be a pretty creative booking for the festival and I think it would go over pretty well!
Looking more and more like I'm just going to have to wait for the lineup to buy. Too many of my pals aren't sure yet.
Debating presale. When I looked earlier the pass was $325 and premier camping was $225 (no fee). Now the pass is $350 and the camping has a $27 fee added (plus $20 shipping). I'd obviously split camping with my friends but $700+ CAD is a lot for me to drop in one day.