...," the Sasquatch! Festival returns for its ninth year May 29-31 (Memorial Day Weekend), 2010 at The Gorge in Quincy, WA. For the first time, a special discounted 3-day festival pass will be available in time for the holiday gift season on Saturday, November 7 at 10:00 A.M. (PST) via sasquatchfestival.com. There are a limited number of discount passes, which will be available through December 31, 2009. Recently reunited indie rock legends Pavement will be performing. The festival's complete lineup will be announced February 16.Since first announcing they'd be playing four shows at NYC's Central Park Summerstage (all currently listed as sold out), Pavement has gone on to announce more shows in Australia and Europe including an ATP that they're curating, and Primavera Sound in Spain. Sasquatch is the 2nd confirmed U.S. location so far, and it happens a full four months before the NYC dates.
Other rumored U.S. appearances are Coachella and the Pitchfork Festival. Meanwhile Pavement member Spiral Stairs just released a new album. The new Spiral Stairs video, and all Pavement dates, and who Pavement has picked to play their sold out ATP fest so far, below...
Spiral Stairs - "Cold Change"
Pavement - 2010 Tour Dates
MAR 01 AUCKLAND, NZAUCKLAND TOWN HALL
MAR 04 SYDNEY, AUSENMORE THEATRE
MAR 05 SYDNEY, AUSENMORE THEATRE
MAR 06 MEREDITH, AUSGOLDEN PLAINS FESTIVAL
MAR 07 ADELAIDE, AUSTHEBARTON THEATRE
MAR 08 PERTH, AUSMETRO CITY
MAR 10 BRISBANE, AUSTIVOLI THEATRE
MAR 12 MELBOURNE, AUSPALACE THEATRE
MAY 11 LONDON, UKBRIXTON ACADEMY
MAY 12 LONDON, UKBRIXTON ACADEMY
MAY 13 LONDON, UKBRIXTON ACADEMY
MAY 14-16 MINEHEAD SOMERSET UK ALL TOMORROW'S PARTIES *
MAY 27-29 BARCELONA, ESPRIMAVERA SOUND
May 29-31 SASQUATCH! MUSIC FESTIVAL, GORGE WASHINGTON
SEP 21 NEW YORK, NYCENTRAL PARK SUMMER STAGE SOLD OUT
SEP 22 NEW YORK, NYRUMSEY PLAYFIELD, CENTRAL PARK SOLD OUT
SEP 23 NEW YORK, NYRUMSEY PLAYFIELD, CENTRAL PARK SOLD OUT
SEP 24 NEW YORK, NYRUMSEY PLAYFIELD, CENTRAL PARK SOLD OUT
* ATP w/ Curated by Pavement w/
* PavementMore artists to be added. More dates to be announced.
* The Fall
* Endless Boogie