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Friday Mixtape! The First Day of Sasquatch.




It’s a mere three weeks until the ever popular SASQUATCH! Music Festival gets underway Memorial Day Weekend at The Gorge Amphitheatre in Washington. So now’s the time to start planning all the, can’t-miss, bands of the festival.

Of course, even those not attending can still benefit by checking out music from bands in the lineup and discovering something brand new.

This Friday Mixtape is full of day-one headliners—like Outkast—and the smaller indie bands—like Kithkin and Modern Kin—that can sometimes be as much of a draw as the big name artists. Just be sure to plug a couple of other names into your search engine of choice as well to complete the picture as not every artist is on Spotify. Austin Texas native Alejandro Rose-Garcia—aka Shakey Graves—brings haunting country music to this year’s event and Maya Rudolph of Saturday Night Live fame could likely be one of the first day’s most entertaining acts with her Prince cover band, Princess. Yes, that’s right, a Prince cover band at Sasquatch.

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Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...

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