Squamish Valley Music Festival unveils lineup 

Queens of the Stone Age, Vampire Weekend to headline

click to enlarge PHOTO BY FREELOOSEDIRT, COURTESY OF WIKIPEDIA - Band of Horses were one of the acts announced to play the Squamish Valley Music Festival.
  • Photo by freeloosedirt, courtesy of Wikipedia
  • Band of Horses were one of the acts announced to play the Squamish Valley Music Festival.

The Squamish Valley Music Festival revealed its 2013 lineup during a concert launch party at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom on Friday.

Headliners for the festival — which runs Aug. 9 and 10 — include rock mainstays Queens of the Stone Age, indie stalwarts Vampire Weekend and buzz hip hop act Macklemore and Ryan Lewis.

Other big names on the roster: rockers Band of Horses, actor/rapper Childish Gambino (a.k.a. Donald Glover), indie supergroup Divine Fits, pop-rock outfit Young the Giant and alt-hip hop veterans Jurassic 5. Locals on the list include Ruckus Deluxe, as well as Vancouver acts like Dan Mangan, Said the Whale, Yukon Blonde and Diamond Rings.

Pre-sale for tickets starts today at $99. That price will jump to $149 once they're sold out. For more information visit squamishfestival.com.

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