Squamish Valley Music Festival

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Squamish Valley Music Festival
Genre Festival
Dates August / September
Frequency Annual
Venue Logger Sports Grounds
Location(s) Squamish, British Columbia
Inaugurated 2010 (2010)
Previous event 2013
Next event 2014
Attendance 43,000 (in 2013)
Website
www.squamishfestival.com

The Squamish Valley Music Festival (pronounced (/ˈskwɔːmɪʃ/), previously LIVE at Squamish, is an annual music festival co-produced by Vancouver-based brand.LIVE Management group and Live Nation Canada, and held in Squamish, British Columbia Canada over the second weekend in August . Now recognized as the largest contemporary music festival in the Pacific Northwest attendance has increased rapidly over the 5-year history of operations, with in excess of 105,000 people attending in 2014 alone, making it the most significant tourism and economic driver in the entire sea to sky region.

History

The festival began in 2010, and has attracted headlining artists including Bad Religion, Metric, The Tragically Hip, Childish Gambino, Weezer, Matthew Good, City and Colour, Girl Talk, Vampire Weekend, Queens of the Stone Age, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Pretty Lights. The 2014 line up of over 80 confirmed artists included headliners Eminem, Arcade Fire and Bruno Mars and plans for further expansion are already underway for 2015

2014 Festival[edit]

2014 Squamish Valley Music Festival
Date(s) August 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)
August 10, 2014 (2014-08-10)[1]
concert chronology
2013 2015
2014 Lineup
Band Stage Day
Strumbellas Stawamus Thursday
Sleepy Tom Blueprint Arena Thursday
The Matinee Stawamus Thursday
Kastle Blueprint Arena Thursday
A Tribe Called Red Stawamus Thursday
Herobust Blueprint Arena Thursday
Nico & Vinz Stawamus Friday
July Talk Stawamus Friday
Rising Stars Winner Meadow Friday
The Zolas Garibaldi Friday
City Real Meadow Friday
Mayer Hawthorne Garibaldi Friday
The Wild Feathers Stawamus Friday
Eminem Tantalus Sunday
Bruno Mars Tantalus Friday
Arcade Fire Tantalus Saturday
Arctic Monkeys Tantalus Sunday
Danny Brown Stawamus Sunday

2013 Festival[edit]

2013 Squamish Valley Music Festival
Date(s) August 8, 2013 (2013-08-08)
August 10, 2013 (2013-08-10)[2]
concert chronology
2012 2014
2013 Lineup
Band Stage Day
Queens of the Stone Age Stawamus Saturday
Vampire Weekend Stawamus Friday
Band of Horses - -
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Stawamus Friday
Childish Gambino Garibaldi Saturday
Gogol Bordello - -
Young the Giant Garibaldi -
Dan Mangan Stawamus -
Divine Fits - -
Dragonette Stawamus Friday
Fitz and The Tantrums Garibaldi Saturday
Pretty Lights Garibaldi Saturday
Jurassic 5 Garibaldi Friday
Yukon Blonde Stawamus Saturday
Matt Mays - -
Said the Whale Stawamus Friday
Diamond Rings Garibaldi -
Deapvally - -
A Tribe Called Red - -
The Matinee Garibaldi -
Reignwolf - -
Dustin Bentall and the Smokes - -
The Heavy - -
Skratch Bastid - -
Bear Mountain - -
The Funk Hunters - -
Dear Rouge Market Saturday
Basketball - -
Jordan Klassen Market Friday
Dominique Fricot Market Friday
Gang Signs - -
The Chantrelles - -
Fine Times - -
Derrival - -
The Ballantynes Market Saturday
Nightbox - -
Grandtheft - -
DJ Hebegebe - -
DJ K-Tel - -
VJ ELECTRABELLE - -
Boatman - -
Smalltown DJ's - -
Rukus Deluxe - -
Madeon - -

2012 Festival[edit]

2012 Squamish Valley Music Festival
Date(s) August 24, 2012 (2012-08-24)
August 26, 2012 (2012-08-26)
Attendance 22,700 (Fri: 3,500; Sat: 10,700; Sun: 8,500)[3]
concert chronology
2011 2013
2012 Lineup
Band Stage Day
Rich Hope Garibaldi Friday
The Matinee Garibaldi Friday
Washboard Union Garibaldi Friday
No Sinner Garibaldi Friday
Good for Grapes Garibaldi Friday
The Tragically Hip Stawamus Saturday
The Sheepdogs Stawamus Saturday
Wintersleep Stawamus Saturday
Brett Dennen Stawamus Saturday
Current Swell Stawamus Saturday
Chromeo Garibaldi Saturday
Beats Antique Garibaldi Saturday
Lights Garibaldi Saturday
LP Garibaldi Saturday
Charles Bradley Garibaldi Saturday
Gold & Youth Garibaldi Saturday
Humans Meadow Saturday
Rococode Meadow Saturday
Maurice Meadow Saturday
Facts Meadow Saturday
Young Pacific Meadow Saturday
Kevin Shiu Woodshed Saturday
Hebegebe Woodshed Saturday
City and Colour Stawamus Sunday
Mother Mother Stawamus Sunday
The Airborne Toxic Event Stawamus Sunday
Plants and Animals Stawamus Sunday
Kathleen Edwards Stawamus Sunday
Mark Farina Garibaldi Sunday
Luke McKeehan Garibaldi Sunday
The Pack A.D. Garibaldi Sunday
The Rural Alberta Advantage Garibaldi Sunday
Motown Tribute to Nickleback Garibaldi Sunday
Wake Owl Garibaldi Sunday
Maria in the Shower Meadow Sunday
CR Avery Meadow Sunday
Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer Meadow Sunday
Yes Nice Meadow Sunday
Mat the Alien Woodshed Sunday
Hedspin Woodshed Sunday
Vinyl Richie Woodshed Sunday

2011 Festival[edit]

2011 Squamish Valley Music Festival
Date(s) August 20, 2011 (2011-08-20)
August 21, 2011 (2011-08-21)
Attendance 16,600 (Sat: 8,900; Sun: 7,700)
concert chronology
2010 2012
2011 Lineup[4][5]
Band Day Stage
Weezer - -
Brasstronaut - -
Bend Sinister - -
Said the Whale - -
The Zolas - -
The Dudes - -
John Butler Trio - -
Hey Ocean! - -
Sweet Thing - -
The Anix - -
Black Mountain - -
The Dudes - -
Kim Churchill - -
Donald Glaude - -
Kyprios - -
Metric - -
She Stole My Beer - -

2010 Festival[edit]

2010 Squamish Valley Music Festival
Date(s) September 4, 2010 (2010-09-04)
September 5, 2010 (2010-09-05)
Attendance 13,500 (Sat: 6,500; Sun: 7,000)
concert chronology
2011
2010 Lineup[6][5][7]
Band Day Stage
Bad Religion - -
The Decemberists - -
The Tallest Man on Earth - -
Daniel, Fred & Julie - -
Analog Bell Service - -
Aunts and Uncles - -
Triq - -
Redbird[disambiguation needed] - -
Crooked Fingers - -
Devo - -
Tokyo Police Club - -
The Dudes - -
Hollerado - -
We Are the City - -
Said the Whale - -
Hey Ocean! - -
Mother Mother - -
The Dirty Heads - -
Matthew Good - -
Dirty Vegas - -
Rich Hope - -
Tom Middleton - -
DJ Z-Trip - -
The Tennessee Three - -
Civil Twilight - -
Jon and Roy - -
Micheal Bernard Fitzgerald - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://squamishfestival.com/p/schedule
  2. ^ http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/03/squamish-valley-music-festival-2013-lineup/
  3. ^ Marchand, Francois (27 August 2012). "Review: Live at Squamish delivers Hip good times for all". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Noel, Alyssa (22 August 2011). "Squamish aLIVE with rock". The Province. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Live at Squamish". Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  6. ^ Marchand, François (7 September 2010). "The little festival that could". The Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  7. ^ Eldridge, Leigh. "Scene and Heard: Last Week In Music Volume 23: Live At Squamish". Retrieved 27 August 2012.