The ninth annual Sasquatch! Music Festival rocked Washington State's Gorge Amphitheater over Memorial Day weekend, and the 50,000 daily fans had plenty of good tunes to act as a soundtrack to the picturesque views of the Columbia River: Pavement, MGMT, Vampire Weekend, the National, the Hold Steady, Kid Cudi, Massive Attack, and many other artists performed.
SPIN contributing photographer Alex Crick captured all the action. Check out his exclusive photos here. And read about the fest's 10 Best Moments here.
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