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Vampire Weekend, MGMT, Pavement Set for Sasquatch


Vampire Weekend, MGMT, a recently reunited Pavement, and My Morning Jacket top the lineup at the ninth annual Sasquatch! Music Festival, which takes place this Memorial Day weekend (May 29-31) in George, Washington.

The three-day music and comedy fest has also nabbed Massive Attack, She & Him, the National, Passion Pit, Dirty Projectors, Tegan & Sara, Ween, Band of Horses, Broken Social Scene, and LCD Soundsystem.

Click here to check out a gallery of Sasquatch ’09 featuring the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kings of Leon, Nine Inch Nails, and many more.

Loads of up-and-coming acts dot the festival lineup, like the xx, Japandroids, Miike Snow, the Temper Trap, Neon Indian, and Mumford & Sons.

Sasquatch’s lineup also veers into hip-hop, with Public Enemy, Kid Cudi, Wale, and Brother Ali set to play, while former Daily Show correspondent Rob Riggle and Craig Robinson of The Office are among Sasquatch’s comedy acts.

More bands will be added to the bill in the coming weeks.

Tickets go onsale this Saturday, February 20 via Ticketmaster.