Photos: Star Anna w/ Mike McCready and Justin Townes Earle @ Bumbershoot

One of the greatest shows during Bumbershoot was the Justin Townes Earle KEXP music lounge session. It’s the perfect way to see him live. Star Anna had a special surprise for us too bringing Mike McCready (of Pearl Jam fame) on stage for half of their set. JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE STAR ANNA

Photos: The Head & the Heart and Decemberists @ Bumbershoot

Two of my all-time favorite bands both made it to Bumbershoot this year. The Head and the Heart were an amazing surprise since they weren’t originally slated to be there, but there they were at the Toyota stage early Saturday morning to start my festival weekend off the best way possible. Then a little later, […]

Photos: Civil Twilight and Edward Sharpe @ Bumbershoot

It’s hard to believe this post has two epic bands like Civil Twilight and Edward Sharpe, and that it was just the beginning to the lineup of Bumbershoot last weekend. They put on fantastic shows, I just wish there was more time to hang around and listen to them.  For more photos of these and […]

Show Review & Photos: BOMBA ESTEREO @ Bumbershoot (En Español tambien)

By Ellie Mansfield Photos and translation by Anthony Guerra Jepson BOMBA ESTEREO has a kind of sound that can never be duplicated! They have an eclectic style that never stops. Many songs they place under their own genre they call “cumbia psicodelica” (psychedelic cumbia). As a live band BOMBA ESTEREO is a mix of cumbia, […]

Photos and Review: John Mellencamp and Bob Dylan @ Yakima County Stadium

Yakima has been on a roll with getting some big name acts to play in the area. With Elton John, John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan, and the forthcoming Brett Michaels one has to wonder, Why all of the sudden are the big name acts, playing a small town like Yakima? The only big names to draw […]