Bumbershoot 2011, Day 1 w/ Mavis Staples & Little Dragon

Mavis Staples sings gospel and rhythm and blues, and this year she won a Grammy award for her album, You Are Not Alone. Little Dragon is a band from Sweden who just released their third album. Each act performed at Bumbershoot on Friday, and we’ve got pix from Kirk Stauffer to prove it. Mavis Staples […]

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Photos: Bumbershoot 2011, Day 1 w/ Valient Thorr & Shabazz Palaces

If you were lucky enough to be at Bumbershoot on Saturday you may have caught sets by Valient Thorr and Shabazz Palaces. Check out some exquisite shots from Kirk Stauffer, who caught some wonder heavy metal hair action in these shots of Valient Thorr, and just the wicked hotness of Shabazz Palaces: Valient Thorr Shabazz […]

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Photos: Bumbershoot, Day 1 w/ Shelby Earl

The superb Shelby Earl played at day one of Bumbershoot 2011 for an EMP Level 3 Stage audience. I can’t say how pleased I am that Kirk Stauffer has produced these shots of Earl and her band, which includes Hannalee’s Mike Notter and Anna-Lisa Carlson. Earl’s debut album Burn the Boats is out now.

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Photos: Bumbershoot 2011 – Day 1 w/ Pickwick, Väsen & Champagne Champagne

Here we go, here we go, here we go. It’s hot out – well, hot for Seattle. 80 mega degrees. Day one of Bumbershoot 2011 struck Seattle with sets from Pickwick, Väsen and Champagne Champagne. We’re going to have coverage of all three days, and coming in first are some mighty cool pix from Kirk […]

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Photos: Lucy Woodward @ The Triple Door

I had the treat of back-to-back nights at the Triple Door this past week – Lisa Loeb on Wednesday, then the blonde-haired, blue-eyed Lucy Woodward on Thursday. I saw Lucy for the first time at SXSW 2010 and have caught several of her shows in Seattle since. Always a pleasure.

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