Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 3 w/La Luz & Chris Brokaw

Seattle’s La Luz and Codeine’s Chris Brokaw were just two of the acts we photographed during Bumbershoot‘s final day of the 2014 festival. La Luz, who describes itself as surf/doo-woop on its Facebook page, has proven itself as a true breakthrough band of the last couple years. May it continue so strongly. Brokaw played a […]

Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 3 w/Neon Trees

Neon Trees, a a rock quartet from Utah who definitely utilizes the synth well in that particular genre, played an outdoor show at 2014’s Bumbershoot. After rescheduling several dates after bassist Branden Campbell underwent open heart surgery, here’s hoping 2015 brings more goodness from the band! All photos by Simon Krane and Abby Williamson: Neon […]

Photos: Sasquatch! Music Festival Launch Party @ the Neptune

Ty Segall, Tacocat and the Young Evils performed at the Neptune for Sasquatch! Music Festival‘s Launch Party on February 3rd. The free show announced the 2015 lineup, and all three of the aforementioned artists will play at the event, which takes place Memorial Day Weekend. All photos (with Segall playing acoustic!) by Simon Krane: Ty […]

Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 3 w/Rose Windows

Seattle’s Rose Windows was at Bumbershoot this year, and three of Back Beat Seattle’s photographers caught the band’s set. The sextet (or perhaps septet?) – signed to Sub Pop – released The Sun Dogs in 2013, followed by the 7″, There is a Light in 2014. Rose Windows will appear with Reignwolf and Thunderpussy at […]