Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 2 w/ Bootsy Collins, Golden Gardens, Hobosexual & Gregory Alan Isakov

Bumbershoot had Bootsy Collins on its stage this year! That’s right, Bootsy Collins, bass superstar from Parliament-Funkadelic. Some members of a certain generation in the ’90s might know him best from his appearance on Deee-Lite’s “Groove is in the Heart,” and he’s also had a successful solo career. Two Seattle bands very different from each […]

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Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 2 w/We Are Scientists, Blood Squad, Savant & More – Sunday, August 31st

Day 2 of Bumbershoot strongly delivers on the EDM (Electronic Dance Music, you know!) side of things. You’ll be a happy camper if you hang out at the Pavilion Stage, but there’s also the brilliant comedy troupe Blood Squad, plus We Are Scientists, a band we love over here at Back Beat Seattle. 1:00 & […]

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Photos: The Grizzled Mighty in 2012

I’m pretty sure the Grizzled Mighty was my most photographed band of 2012. It’s possible there might be a tossup between them and Fox and the Law, but I think the Grizzled Mighty has the tiebreaker by one show. I saw the duo play the Sunset, the Comet (as part of Noise for the Needy), […]

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