Moroccan/Parisian musician Hindi Zahra appeared at the Triple Door in Seattle on October 4th. The show was part of Zahra’s first tour of the States. Her American debut album, Handmade is out now. For those of you headed to CMJ, Hindi Zahra plays Hiro Ballroom on October 19th.
Photos of Germany’s Atari Teenage Riot and San Francisco’s Meklit Hadero complete Back Beat Seattle’s coverage of Bumbershoot 2011. Thank you to the wonderful photographers Nicky Andrews, Amber Barni, Simon Krane and Kirk Stauffer for doing such awesome work. Atari Teenage Riot – photos by Simon Krane Meklit Hadero – photos by Kirk Stauffer
Virginia’s Carbon Leaf hit Bumbershoot 2011 in early September. In May they released Live, Acoustic . . . And In Cinemascope!, their second live album. Enjoy photos by Kirk Stauffer of their Bumbershoot appearance: Carbon Leaf
We’re very close to wrapping up our coverage of Bumbershoot 2011. We’ve still got a few more photos coming your way, including Kirk Stauffer‘s pix of Sallie Ford and Trombone Shorty. Sallie Ford Trombone Shorty
YACHT brought their electro-sounds to Bumbershoot 2011 with an outdoor performance. The duo, Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans, state on their site that YACHT is not a religion. How do you feel about that? Thank you to photographer Kirk Stauffer for more beauties from Bumbershoot: