Archive for “Bumbershoot”

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All-star band gathers at Bumbershoot to perform Big Star’s iconic third album

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Never traveled far,” Replacements singer-guitarist Paul Westerberg sang in the set-closer “Alex Chilton” Sunday at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, “without a little Big Star.” No matter how spectacular The Replacements’ early-evening set at the Main Stage (“We’re a bar band,” bassist Tommy Stinson complained about performing without the cover of darkness) might have […]

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Bumbershoot Festival announces ‘Conscious Nights’ EDM series

Posted May 28th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Bumbershoot is launching a new electronic dance music series titled “Conscious Nights at Bumbershoot.” Created by Seattle’s USC Events, promoters of the Paradiso Festival June 27-28 at The Gorge, the series features such EDM acts as Savant, Hook N Sling and Myron & Shane 54. Featuring local, national and international performers, the […]

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Folk-rock singer Lissie is worth discovering at Bumbershoot

Posted August 31st, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT While many Bumbershoot attendees will seek out their favorite acts, it’s the unexpected that can make the three-day festival a memorable experience. Lissie is an artist that may not be on your list, but perhaps should be. Born Elisabeth Corrin Maurus, the Illinois-bred folk-rocker (who now lives in Ojai, Calif.) was picked […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Hall and Oates close Bumbershoot with rockin’ soul

Posted September 6th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT No music fan was too young or too old for Daryl Hall and John Oates’ Bumbershoot weekend finale Monday night, Sept. 5, at KeyArena. The veteran rock and soul duo known for such hits as “Private Eyes” and “Kiss on My List” played to a packed house of concertgoers that spanned multiple […]

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BUMBERSHOOT: A few images from Day One of the festival

Posted September 4th, 2011 by genestout

Seattle’s 2011 Bumbershoot festival opened Saturday, Sept. 3, with dozens of musical performances on more than a half dozen stages (and a lot of sidewalks and open spaces). The annual festival at Seattle Center drew large crowds on the first day of what has been forecast as a blazingly sunny weekend. Among the bands and […]

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