Photos: Bumbershoot 2015 – Day 1 w/Smokey Brights, Elle King, Kacey Musgraves & Phoebe Bridgers

You would never know by looking at these photos, but the first day of Bumbershoot had real thunder and lightning hit the grounds. As the storm came and went, artists such as Smokey Brights, Elle King, Kacey Musgraves and Phoebe Bridgers performed – bravely – for festival attendees: Smokey Brights – photos by Kirk Stauffer […]

Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 3 w/ Bassnectar & More – Mon. 9/7

The third, and final, day of Bumbershoot 2015 brings the super Bassnectar and a solid lineup of local artists. The local bands (and ones I always champion!!) Sisters, Bread & Butter and Kris Orlowski get chances for great exposure on the Rhapsody and Starbucks stages. See as many as possible, and be happy. 2:00 @ […]

Show Preview: Bumbershoot Day 2 w/ Faith No More, Eliot Sumner & More – Sun. 9/6

Day 2 of Bumbershoot happens on Sunday, September 6th. I’ve reflected on the lineup, and come up with a few music suggestions that just might make you a happy attendee. Singer Eliot Sumner appears this day, and is one of the musicians I’m telling you to check out. She’s fabulous. 2:00 @ Starbucks Stage Eliot […]

Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 3 w/Shaprece

Wow, check us out, it’s the final piece of our Bumbershoot 2014 coverage! Last, but certainly not least is Seattle (and when we say Seattle, we mean she is actually from here!) R&B/electronic musician Shaprece. She’ll also appear at Sasquatch! Music Festival this year on May 24th. Well done! All photos by Kirk Stauffer: Shaprece

Photos: Bumbershoot Day 3 w/The Both, Bomba Estereo & Pete Holmes

Our extended coverage of Bumbershoot 2014 nears its close with photos of the Both, Bomba Estereo and Pete Holmes. The Both (Aimee Mann & Ted Leo) return to Seattle for a show at the Crocodile on July 18th. I would get my ticket for that right now if I were you. Also Pete Holmes will […]