The lineup for the Sasquatch Music festival was announced yesterday and I am Seriously considering this now. Sure it's all the way in Washington but I have been to the Gorge once before and would have to say the bands and the view would make the trip worthwhile. Check out the line up including Austin's Ghostland Observatory and Black Angels.

Saturday, May 26th:
The Arcade Fire
Manu Chao Radio Bemba Sound System
Citizen Cope
Neko Case
The Hold Steady
Grizzly Bear
Ghostland Observatory
Two Gallants
The Slip
Loney, Dear
The Thermals
Viva Voce
The Blow
Gabriel Teodros

Sunday, May 27th:
Beastie Boys
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Bad Brains
Dandy Warhols
The Black Angels
Tokyo Police Club
Money Mark
St. Vincent
Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter
Common Market
Helio Sequence
Minus The Bear

One of my new favorites Lily Allen also announced some more dates including the addition of a SXSW show at Stubbs on March 14th.Then she is on to all the big festivals. Here are the dates:

03-14 Austin, TX - Stubb's (SXSW)
03-16 Houston, TX - Engine Room
03-17 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
03-19 Atlanta, GA - The Loft
03-20 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
03-23 Mexico City, Mexico - Salon 21
03-26 Seattle, WA - Showbox
03-27 Vancouver, British Columbia - Commodore Ballroom
03-28 Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre
03-30 San Diego, CA - House of Blues
04-01 Sacramento, CA - The Crest Theatre
04-02 San Francisco, CA - Fillmore
04-05 Toronto, Ontario - The Phoenix Concert Theatre
04-06 Montreal, Quebec - Club Soda
04-07 Boston, MA - Roxy
04-10 Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
04-14 Universal City, CA - Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk (KCRW Sounds Eclectic Evening)
04-29 Indio, CA - Empire Polo Field (Coachella)
06-15 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo Festival

Tomorrow night at Beauty Bar two of my favorite bands will be performing and I would highly suggest this show. Give the bands a listen and then come join me at the show.

[For Those Who Know]