to 5:30 PM
589 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Patton Oswalt is an actor/writer/comedian who was featured as "Remy the Rat," the lead voice in Pixar's blockbuster hit, Ratatouille and has been headlining comedy clubs all over the U.S. since 1996. He also spent nine seasons playing Spence on CBS's hit show, King of Queens.
to 6:35 PM
Broken Social Scene
2704 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about As a core six-piece who had spent most of 2007 and 2008 on the road, Drew, Canning, Spearin, Whiteman, Goldberg and Peroff spent early 2009 working on new material in Toronto. The pairing down of the band's massive personnel list for the first time proved extremely fruitful; they created spacious songs written as a band by a band, resulting in more cohesive, melody-driven compositions than previous BSS output.
to 9:30 PM
2996 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Some bands stay in a holding pattern their whole careers. Others jerk the steering wheel hard and fly off the road. On their second album, Vampire Weekend do neither. Or maybe they do both. "I think we sound more like Vampire Weekend than we did on the first record," says drummer Christopher Tomson.
to 12:55 PM
1818 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about From its humble beginnings with the theft of a sampler gathering dust in his high school's music department, through four acclaimed albums and an absurd collision with a litigious wrestler, Dan Snaith's (aka Caribou) musical life has followed anything but a predictable trajectory.
to 2:15 PM
1725 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Local Natives make soaring, sky-scraping harmonies, dreamy orchestral melodies, and throbbing tribal beats that bash their way into your soul. Theirs are songs you can dance to almost as well as you can swoon to them. Drawing a line from the vocal stylings of Crosby Stills Nash & Young and the Zombies through the more esoteric edges of post-punk and Afro-beat, this California five piece have communally crafted a brand of indie rock all their own.
to 3:00 PM
The Long Winters
701 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Formed by guitarist John Roderick in 2001, the band was named by an offhand comment from Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie) in reference to Roderick's years growing up in Alaska. The first Long Winters album was a recording project of Roderick, Walla, and Sean Nelson (Harvey Danger), but when the recordings were picked up by Barsuk Records a live band was formed.
to 4:00 PM
325 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Rob has been performing sketch and Improv comedy in New York and Los Angeles for the last 12 years as part of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He has also recently started touring the nation performing stand up comedy as well.
to 8:00 PM
2692 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Founded in 2002 by downtown NYC music scene fixture and DFA label co-owner James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem has risen to international prominence as one of the most critically acclaimed live and recording acts currently in existence.
to 9:45 PM
1731 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Out of the spring break sunshine of Stockton California and on to the pinball rhythms of Brooklyn; taking you in by charm, choruses and their good looks Pavement made five masterpieces then split, having taught the globe how to dress, drink and laugh at themselves.
to 10:45 PM
1683 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Public Enemy rewrote the rules of hip-hop, becoming the most influential and controversial rap group of the late '80s and, for many, the definitive rap group of all time. Building from Run-D.M.C.'s street-oriented beats and Boogie Down Productions' proto-gangsta rhyming, Public Enemy pioneered a variation of hardcore rap that was musically and politically revolutionary.
to 11:30 PM
2133 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Legendary Massive Attack will tour North America for the first time since 2006 in support of their newly released 5th studio album 'Heligoland.' The North American trek will start May 7th at Sound Academy in Toronto, ON and wrap May 30th at the Sasquatch Festival in George, WA.
to 11:55 PM
927 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Berlin-based Booka Shade (Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier) leapt to the forefront of contemporary dance music in 2005 with their classic singles "Body Language" (with M.A.N.D.Y.) and "Mandarine Girl", and their debut full-length Memento. Since then they've released a string of hit singles, become one of the world's most sought-after electronic live acts and developed their unique sound on the acclaimed albums Movements and The Sun & The Neon Light.
to 12:40 PM
723 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about In Noid, a tiny hamlet situated to the south west of Bath, some of the most dangerous and ill sounding beats and riffs are being created by four wolf like personalities. The Heavy started out ripping and chopping beats from the likes of Bo Diddley, Little Walter and The Parliaments and fusing them with their now patented brand of high grade dirt. Guitar riffs that intoxicate, bass lines that reverberate around your head like a King Jammy dream and vocals that will challenge any of the genres they decide to take on.
to 2:45 PM
141 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
to 4:00 PM
252 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about As a stand-up comic, Bobcat Goldthwait has been compared to everyone from Lenny Bruce to a Warner Brothers cartoon character on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Whether audiences consider him on the edge or over it, after a dozen films, his own HBO specials, and a myriad of guest spots, Bobcat is still an original. Influenced by George Carlin, Andy Kaufman, Monty Python, and punk bands of the late '70's.
to 5:30 PM
380 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about Craig Robinson stars as Dunder-Mifflin warehouse manager, Darryl, in NBC's hit comedy "The Office." Robinson previously starred on the series "Lucky" with John Corbett. He has guest starred on numerous TV shows, including NBC's "Friends," "Bernie Mac" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
to 7:00 PM
522 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about No Age: the name alone suggests multiple meanings and possible interpretations - timeless, ageless, anonymous, free from restriction, something positive from something negative... a profound strength in its simplicity. Likewise, the Los Angeles duo consisting of drummer/vocalist Dean Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall is many things at once even as it embraces its minimalism.
to 9:05 PM
3096 schedule::attendeesLocation The Gorge Amphitheatre
event::about With Congratulations, MGMT offer a heartfelt "Hear! Hear!" and an invitation to join the group in a new musical odyssey mirroring the psyches of the band's core duo, Andrew Vanwyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, inspired by their adventures on the frontiers of 21st century pop & roll consciousness.
to 11:30 PM