Beastie Boys showcase new album at Sasquatch

By weeklyvolcano on May 3, 2007

According to the press release, the Beastie Boys will “drop” their seventh studio album, The Mix-Up, on Capitol Records June 26. Much like the Beastie’s set on the Wookie Stage at Sasquatch! Music Festival later this month, The Mix-Up will be nothing but instrumentals. It will mark the band’s first ever full album of all new instrumental material, and is a follow up to 2004’s, To the 5 Burroughs
Speaking of Sasquatch, the festival’s final lineup was announced on Monday:

The Arcade Fire
Manu Chao and Radio Bemba Sound System
Citizen Cope
Neko Case
The Hold Steady
The Saturday Knights
Mix Master Mike
MC: Sarah Silverman

Wookie Stage: (in the meadow)
Beastie Boys "A Gala Event - Exclusive Instrumental Show!"
Grizzly Bear
Ghostland Observatory
Two Gallants
The Slip
Loney, Dear
MC: Aziz Ansari

Yeti Stage: (in the plaza)
Viva Voce
The Blow
Gabriel Teodros
Blitzen Trapper
MC: Michael Showalter

Adjacent to the meadow:
Incredibly Strange Wrestling

Beastie Boys
Michael Franti & Spearhead
The Polyphonic Spree
Bad Brains
Mix Master Mike
Total Experience Gospel Choir
MC: Sarah Silverman

Wookie Stage: (in the meadow)
The Dandy Warhols
The Black Angels
Tokyo Police Club
Money Mark
Patrick Wolf
Earl Greyhound
St. Vincent
MC: Michael Showalter

Yeti Stage: (in the plaza)
Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter
Common Market
Helio Sequence
Minus The Bear
Stars Of Track & Field
The Blakes
MC: Aziz Ansari

Adjacent to the meadow:
Incredibly Strange Wrestling

For more information on the Sasquatch! Music Festival, check it here.

Look for my complete guide to this years Sasquatch in the May 24 issue of the Weekly Volcano. With such an amazing lineup this year, deciding who’s a “must see” is going to be tough. Let me do it for you. â€" Matt Driscoll