Chance The Rapper & Frank Ocean Headlining 2017 Sasquatch Festival
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:40:02
Chance the Rapper and Frank Ocean will headline 2017's Sasquatch Festival, along with Twenty One Pilots. The festival is set to take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 26th through 28th, at the Gorge in Quincy, WA. Tickets for Sasquatch go on sale via the festival's website on Saturday, January 28th at 10 a.m. PST.
Also playing at the sixteenth iteration of the Washington music festival will be MGMT, The Shins, Phantogram, Kaytranada, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Bonobo, Car Seat Headrest, American Football, Aesop Rock, Foxygen, Joey Purp, Thee Oh Sees, Mount Kimbie, The Radio Dept., The Hotelier, White Lung, Moses Sumney, and Jagwar Ma. The Head and the Heart, Mac Miller, Big Gigantic, Bleachers, and Catfish & The Bottlemen will also be making appearances.
Sasquatch will also feature appearances from a variety of comedians, including Fred Armisen, Sasheer Zamata, Nate Bargatze, Beth Stelling, Sal Vulcano, Alice Wetterlund, Sam Morril, Emmett Montgomery, and Yogi Paliwal.
Both Chance and Ocean are headlining a number of festivals in 2017. Chance will be making appearances at Bonnaroo alongside U2, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Weeknd, and at Governors Ball with Lorde, Tool, and Phoenix. Ocean is also headlining Alabama's Hangout Music Festival and New York's Panorama Festival.
Last year, both Chance and Ocean dropped two albums. Chance first released Coloring Book in May, which reached number eight on the Billboard 200, and the unveiled a festive collaborative record with Jeremih, Merry Christmas Lil' Mama. Ocean finally delivered what the fans were waiting for; releasing the visual album Endless, which was quickly followed by audio-only album, Blond.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff