The Sasquatch Music Festival has released their 2012 lineup, and as usual, it’s a doozy. Headliners included , , , , and , all amongst a virtual who’s who of the best independent artists playing today. takes place over Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-28, 2012) at in , WA. Check out their official 2012 announcement video:

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2012 Lineup Announcement from Sasquatch Festival on Vimeo.

While the headliners are solid, I think I more impressed the middle portion of this lineup. There’s some serious talent across the genre spectrum, including: top-rung singer-songwriters (Feist, , St Vincent, ), stellar indie rockers (, Wild , , Deer Tick, ), buzz-worthy electronic acts (, , , ), retro (, Alabama Shakes), new wave and mash-up artists (Girl Talk, , Shabazz Palaces), and plenty of folks to make you laugh (, Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Todd Barry, Rob Delaney), among many more.

Take a few minutes to dig into this one yourself…

Sasquatch 2012 Lineup:

, , , Pretty Lights, , , Beirut, Girl Talk, The Roots, The Head & The , , Feist, , Metric, , , , (DJ), , John Reilly & Friends, , , , , , , Wild , , , Beats Antique, , The , Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Mark Lanegan Band, , , , Shabazz Palaces, Fun., Grouplove, , , , Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Deer Tick, Imelda May, Alabama Shakes, Dum Dum , The , Kurt Vile, Cloud Cult, , , , , , Shearwater, Cass McCombs, , , & His Extraordinaires, , , L.A. Riots, , , I Break Horses, , , , , , Gary Clark , , , , , Coeur De Pirate, Lord Huron, Sallie & The Sound Outside, Beat Connection, The Sheepdogs, , , , Gardens & Villa, , , , Poor Moon, , , , Awesome Tapes From Africa, 
, Dyme Def, , The Physics, , Metal Chocolates, , , Don’t Talk To The Cops, , Fatal Lucciauno, Fly Moon Royalty, Katie Kate

: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Todd Barry, Beardyman, Rob Delaney, , Howard Kremer, and more!

Updated (2/7): Santigold, Of Monsters and , and have all been added to the lineup.

Get all your info and details over at the Sasquatch site. go on sale Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 PT.


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