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My Morning Jacket, Pavement, MGMT Set For Sasquatch! Festival

February 16, 2010 12:00 AM ET

My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Vampire Weekend, LCD Soundsystem and the previously announced Pavement will take the stage at this year's Sasquatch! Music Festival, invading Washington State's Gorge on Memorial Day weekend, May 29th to 31st. The National, Ween, Public Enemy, Massive Attack, She and Him and the Hold Steady will also perform at this year's fest, which revealed its lineup last night at special concert featuring performances by recent Breaking act Surfer Blood and Atlas Sound.

Look back at 2009's giant Sasquatch! in photos.

In fact, this year's Sasquatch! festival lineup reads like a Who's Who of past Rolling Stone Breaking artists: The xx, Dam-Funk, Mayer Hawthorne, Girls, Dirty Projectors, the Low Anthem and many more. As always, Sasquatch! will also feature a handful of Pacific Northwest artists like Band of Horses, Quasi, Minus the Bear and the New Pornographers. If that wasn't enough, Sasquatch! organizers promise additional artist announcements in the coming weeks. Tickets for the Northwest's hottest festival go on sale this Saturday, February 20th at the Sasquatch! official Website.

The 2009 Sasquatch! featured performances by Kings of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nine Inch Nails, TV on the Radio and Jane's Addiction. Check out RS' recap of the 2009 fest, and view the entire 2010 lineup below:

Sasquatch! Festival
My Morning Jacket
Massive Attack
Pavement
Ween
Vampire Weekend
MGMT
Band of Horses
The National
LCD Soundsystem
Tegan & Sara
Broken Social Scene
Passion Pit
Deadmau5
She & Him
Public Enemy
Nada Surf
The New Pornographers
The Hold Steady
The xx
Dirty Projectors
OK Go
Drive By Truckers
Kid Cudi
The Long Winters
Minus the Bear
The Mountain Goats
Quasi
Camera Obscura
Fruit Bats
Brother Ali
Midlake
Dr. Dog
Caribou
Simian Mobile Disco
City & Colour
No Age
The Temper Trap
Vetiver
Miike Snow
Portugal. The Man
Telekinesis
Mayer Hawthorne
Why?
Girls
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Wale
The Lonely Forest
Japandroids
Boys Noize
Yacht
Freelance Whales
Laura Marling
Patrick Watson
Past Lives
Cymbals Eat Guitars
The Low Anthem
The Very Best
Phantogram
Neon Indian
Nurses
The Tallest Man on Earth
Fresh Espresso
Mumford & Sons
Jets Overhead
tUnE-YarDs
Shabazz Palaces
Fool's Gold
Morning Teleportation
Z-Trip
Dam-Funk
Hudson Mohawke
The Middle East
Local Natives
Avi Buffalo
Booka Shade
A-Trak
Yes Giantess
Craig Robinson
Rob Riggle
Garfunkel & Oates
Luke Burbank

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