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Foo Fighters to Headline Sasquatch! Festival

All-inclusive passes to 10th edition of fest on sale Saturday

November 18, 2010 3:21 PM ET

The Sasquatch! Festival announced today that the Foo Fighters will serve as the headlining act for its "new Friday event" on May 27.

The festival, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2011, will expand to four days next year at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. Discount four-day passes, which include fees for admission and camping as well as service fees, go on sale this Saturday (November 20) at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. These passes will cost $285 to $295 per person.

Take A Look Back At The Foo Fighters' Tour Rider

The 2010 edition of Sasquatch! was headlined by My Morning Jacket, Vampire Weekend, Massive Attack, Pavement, LCD Soundsystem, Ween, and MGMT. The complete lineup for Sasquatch! 2011 will be announced on February 7.

2011 Is Just Around The Corner... [Sasquatch!]

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