The Sights and Scenes From Bumbershoot

A look at the confetti-blasting music festival that took over Seattle Center during Labor Weekend weekend.

Bumbershoot 2017 is in the books.

Easton Richmond

Bumbershoot Takeaways: Why Does Weezer Still Exist?

The alt-rock titans of the '90s and '00s fell flat compared to Seattle upstarts.

During its lifeless Bumbershoot set on Saturday, Weezer even made an OutKast cover feel drab.

Chris Kornelis

How to Get the Most Out of Your $100-Plus Bumbershoot Ticket

Don't make rookie mistakes. Take these festival tips from veteran Seattle music writer Chris Kornelis.

An amped up KeyArena crowd during Bumbershoot 2016.

Gwendolyn Elliott

Beloved Ask the Oracle Literary Event Goes to Bumbershoot

Literary answers to life’s pressing questions

For 20 years, Seattle’s Hugo House has served as an urban writer’s retreat at its Capitol Hill location across from…

Jim Demetre

Plan Your Bumbershoot 2016 Experience

What's going down at this year's mega-music and arts festival

Now in its 46th year, Seattle’s behemoth music and arts festival returns to Seattle Center for Labor Day weekend (September…

Jim Demetre

Bumbershoot 2012 Music Lineup Announced

Bumbershoot (9/1-9/3) announced its 2012 music lineup today, featuring mainstage acts Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, Skrillex and more. On the…

Seattle Mag

Dreams Do Come True at Bumbershoot: The Best Reader Entries from Our Platinum Pass Contest

Our favorite reader entries from the Bumbershoot tickets giveaway

  We asked readers to share their favorite memories of Bumbershoots past – and their most vivid fantasies of future…

Seattle Magazine Staff

Datebook: 40th Bumbershoot–Bob Dylan and More

The 40th Bumbershoot gives Seattle the gift of an American legend

When rumors started swirling that this year’s Bumbershoot headliner was Bob Dylan, many Seattleites were disbelieving. The Bob Dylan? At…

Brangien Davis

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