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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Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 3 w/Ellie Goulding, Hozier, Kris Orlowski & More

The last day of Bumbershoot found English superstar Ellie Goulding headlining in the most wonderful shirt. In just a shirt. With Daffy Duck on it. Excellent! Also appearing were Ireland’s Hozier, whose song “Take Me to Church” seemed to take over the world for at least one year, and Seattle’s Kris Orlowski, who did a […]

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Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 2 w/Social Distortion, Eliot Sumner, Fox and the Law & More

What a huge variety of bands photographers Simon Krane and Kirk Stauffer covered during Bumbershoot‘s second day! On tap was rock from, among others, Social Distortion and Fox and the Law, plus the rad new wave goth hybrid that is Eliot Sumner. And then there was bluegrass band Punch Brothers, reunited punk rock band Dead […]

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