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Great weekend at Sasquatch

beams of mist out across the audience. Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Ros brought the gorge to The Sasquatch music festival, set by the cliffs a stunned standstill amidst their otherworldly of the stunningly scenic Columbia River in cen- tenderness and fury. Frontman Jonsi even did tral Washington, was a great way to spend last a minor stage-destruct on his way out, tossing weekend, for both myself and the thousands a wooden piano bench out into the darkness. of other Canadians who Sunday offered many annually make the trek more chances for those south. This year the memorable Sasquatch weather was cooperamoments. A crowd gathtive, the lineup of artists ered together for a bomwas expansive, and the bastic impulsive singing music was loud: everyof “O Canada” following thing as it should be. Vancouver hip-hop artist If you had been on the Shad’s impressive set. hunt for that rare SasLone folkie, The Tallest quatch sighting, that Man on Earth, took to elusive moment that you the main stage, only to know you’d only get to fill the entire amphitheexperience once, there atre with a dynamic and were plenty of opporcharismatic solo stage Bear Mountain tunities. Concertgoers, show. One man declared waiting in line to use the he was determined to omnipresent “Honey Buckets” (a peculiar, but remain at the front of the crowd until Mumford strangely soothing euphemism for portable out- & Sons played… eight hours later. We didn’t houses) forgot about their bladders and danced stick around to find out if he survived Dropkick full-out when indie favourites Vampire Weekend Murphys’ rabble-rousing Celtic punk madness. began playing on the stage nearest them. MacklThat night, Canadian electronic prodigy emore brought the amphitheatre to a rousing Grimes emerged from a wall of smoke, wind cheer with a pro-marriage equality speech and whipping her hair and dress, and put on one of song “Same Love.” Later that night, I actually got the most powerful, weird and wonderful shows to be on hand to hear Baauer drop an authen- of the weekend. She paused in between songs tic, confetti-drenched, shamelessly fun Harlem to mutter her gratitude, acknowledge a CanaShake, lion growls and all. dian flag in the audience, and giggle nervously, Vancouver electro-pop band Bear Mountain before breaking into yelps, screams, and a sea got the day started on Saturday, playing to an of percussive noise once again. enthusiastic, predominantly Canadian audience. But life calls eventually. Without the benefit Rockers Divine Fits busted out a totally justified of a long weekend to keep me partying through cover of Frank Ocean’s R&B song “Lost.” In the Monday, I drove back to Nelson to continue that comedy tent, Nick Offerman of NBC’s “Parks and thing called normal life. Monday’s lineup would Recreation” praised the benefits of red meat to a have been great to see, but three days of music crowd of thousands. New York indie-pop group fed me plenty, unlike the sub-par festival food Caveman brought the cinematic gorge view to (bring your own lunch, seriously). And hey, even life with their wide, dense music. if the legendary beast Sasquatch isn’t actually That night, The xx lit up the amphitheatre real, at least there were plenty of amazing mowith a smoke-and-light show that cast purple ments to make up for that. Eli Geddis

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