Bumbershoot – Sunday, September 4: Day 3 w/G-Eazy, Melanie Martinez & More

Bumbershoot’s final day includes on outdoor set by G-Eazy! What can be better than that? I am certain the rapper will create a sensation as he performs at Memorial Stadium, nearly right under the city’s Space Needle. Other excellent artists to play on Sunday are Melanie Martinez, Thunderpussy, Maiah Manseur, TroyBoi and Porter Robinson. Before […]

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Bumbershoot: Saturday, September 3 – Day 2 w/Hinds, Jagwar Ma & More

Day two of Bumbershoot ramps up the electronic music on KeyArena’s stage with Marshmello, Zhu and Pretty Lights. A technical detail before I get into my picks for Saturday: don’t forget to download Bumbershoot’s mobile app. It’s very helpful. If you’re like me, planning is key. But it’s cool if you are the more wandering […]

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Bumbershoot: Friday, September 2 – Day 1 w/Iska Dhaaf, Bob Moses, Kygo, Zeds Dead & More

Oh hey, Bumbershoot starts this Friday! Art, film, comedians, writers, and oh yeah, music take places of honor throughout the Seattle Center grounds’ annual festival. I’ve picked a few acts to highlight for each day; day one includes local and international treats from electronic music to pop. Also, I’m pretty sure this is the first […]

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Music: Song Premiere – “C. Burns” by Vicious Petals

We have a song premiere from Seattle’s Vicious Petals! The track, “C. Burns,” is straight off the Ryan Hadlock-produced (ahem, the Lumineers) debut LP, Main Street Lights, and it does indeed recall Billy Joel. I mention this because the group’s presser mentioned Joel, and, while sometimes comparisons in press releases just don’t vibe with what […]

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Music: Tennis’ “Ladies Don’t Play Guitar”

Band: Tennis Tennis‘ Alaina Moore & Patrick Riley Song:“Ladies Don’t Play Guitar” Why You Want to Listen: Denver, Colorado’s duo Tennis (Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley) has released a brand new track. The song, “Ladies Don’t Play Guitar,” kicks major ass. Singer/songwriter/keyboardist Moore says: “Ladies Don’t Play Guitar” was the first line I wrote after […]

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