Show Previews: Bumbershoot, Day 2 – Sun. 9/4

You will troop through Bumbershoot very quickly on Sunday – that’s September 4th, day 2 of the festival. A lot of my picks for Sunday involve the Fisher Green Stage and the Exhibition Stage. Here’s why:

1:30 – 2:30 The Lonely Forest @ the Mainstage
Anacortes, WA & Seattle, WA band The Lonely Forest play the Mainstage this year. That’s right, they’ve become that big with their release, Arrows. They also have a burgeoning Wikipedia page. Right on!


The Lonely Forest‘s John Van Deusen – photo by Dagmar

1:45 – 2:45 Miss Pamela Des Barres @ the Words and Ideas Stage
The intelligent and appealing “Groupie Guru,” Pamela Des Barres will also be at Bumbershoot. She’s written excellent and entertaining books and I am sure will be a charming speaker.


Pamela Des Barres

2:15 – 3:15 Mad Rad @ the Fisher Green Stage
You love them, you love them, you love them. Mad Rad plays the Fisher Green Stage for you at 2:15. They will move you.


Mad Rad‘s Buffalo Madonna – photo by Dagmar

2:45 – 3:45 NoMeansNo @ the Exhibition Hall
Vancouver, Canada’s NoMeansNo hits the Exhibition Hall right in the middle of the day. This is a good way to spend your afternoon.

NoMeansNo‘s Tom Holliston – photo by John Rudolph

4:45 – 5:45 Atari Teenage Riot @ the Exhibition Hall
We’ve got Germans at Bumbershoot! Berliners Atari Teenage Riot are back with Is This Hyperreal?, their first album in 12 years.


Atari Teenage Riot

5:00 – 5:50 Com Truise @ the Decibel Stage at the Sky Church
Come Truise, aka Seth Haley, should put on a perfectly suited show at the Sky Church.


Com Truise

5:45 – 6:45 Das Racist @ the Fisher Green Stage
The provoking trio Das Racist return to Seattle for an outdoor performance. If you are anywhere near the Fisher Green Stage you will not miss them.


Das Racist‘s Ashok Kondabolu – photo by Dagmar

9:15 – 10:30 The Kills @ the Fisher Green Stage
Also set for the Fisher Green Stage is The Kills. This will be amazing.


The Kills‘ Jamie Hince – photo by Dagmar

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