Sasquatch! announces a second weekend

Sasquatch! announces a second weekend
Tens of thousands of music fans come from all over the country to the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington State for the annual music festival. The festival runs from May 24th-27th and features over a hundred bands. May 27th 2013. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Less than a month after it wrapped, organizers of Sasquatch! Music Festival have already made news with a big announcement: In 2014, they'll be adding a second, non-consecutive weekend with a completely different lineup. 

According to a press release, "the festival will run May 23-25 (Memorial Day Weekend) and July 4-6 (Fourth of July Weekend) with two completely different lineups at The Gorge."

This is the first time Sasquatch! has included more than one weekend. The non-consecutive weekend breaks ranks with other music festivals, such as Coachella, which run straight through. 

The festival, which has a reputation for booking both huge acts and up-and-coming talent in both music and comedy, draws tens of thousands of fans to George, Washington each year, and features more than 100 artists.