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Sasquatch 2011 acts to be revealed at Feb. 6 launch party

Live Nation tells us we’ll learn who’s playing Sasquatch 2011 on Feb. 6. A festival launch party will be held at 8 p.m. that day with performances by the Thermals (recent TRC interview clips here), Das Racist andMad Rad. Comedian Todd Barry, who appeared at last year’s festival, will host the event.
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Foo Fighters to headline at expanded Sasquatch! in 2011

An extra day has been added to the Sasquatch! Music Festival, which will take place from May 27 to 30 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George in 2011. And Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters will headline on May 27, Live Nation announced this morning.

A special, discounted four-day festival pass will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20. However, the full festival lineup won’t be announced until Feb. Feel lucky? Find ticket details here.

This guy is headed to George (photo by Matt Sayles/AP).


Favorite albums of ’09, No. 6

Them Crooked Vultures, “Them Crooked Vultures”

Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Zeppelin’s John Paul Jones united for a super-group we can really get excited about. With Homme at the helm, this basically sounds like the most star-studded Queens CD yet. And that, for the record, ain’t a bad thing.

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Them Crooked Vultures set list

Rock gods united: Them Crooked Vultures' John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl (photo by Ernest Jasmin)
Rock gods united: Them Crooked Vultures’ John Paul Jones and Dave Grohl (photo by Ernest Jasmin)

Velvet Revolver. Eh.

Audioslave. Interesting for a minute.

But Dave Grohl plus Josh Homme plus John Paul Jones? Now there’s a supergroup we can finally get excited about. And here’s what the trio – joined by Queens of the Stone Age alumnus Alain Johannes on rhythm guitar – played Saturday night at the Paramount.

Them Crooked Vultures set list
Paramount Theatre, Seattle
Nov. 21, 2009

No One Loves Me & Neither Do I
Dead End Friends
Scumbag Blues
Highway One
New Fang
Mind Eraser, No Chaser
Interlude with Ludes
Spinning in Daffodils
Warsaw or the First Breath You Take After You Give Up

Opening act: Mini Mansions

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