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Bumbershoot 2014 picks: Words & Ideas

How in the hell is it time for Bumbershoot again? {And I mean that in the best way possible, OBVIOUSLY!} In just a little over a week, Seattle Center is going to be filled with people enjoying music, art, theater, and more – including my precious favorite Words & Ideas programming. This year, the Words […]

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Saturday at Bumbershoot: so many Charles Bradley Feelings!

"Oooooooooooooooh." Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires at the Mural Stage. So, I think the Bumbershoot day with the most back-to-back Peak Experiences {Bob Mould! Death Cab! the Breeders! Patton Oswalt!} had to be Sunday — but the runner up, just by a hair, was Saturday, AKA Charles Bradley Day. He bookended my day, playing early […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 wrap-up: the return of the 3-day music marathon

Bob Mould appears to have rocked his own face off in my crappy iPhone photo. Hi guys. Hi there. Remember how, for the last, like, 5 years, I've been all "OH I AM SO OLD I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU GUYS DO THREE DAYS OF BUMBERSHOOT"? Yes. Well. This year, I convinced myself that I […]

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Sunday at Bumbershoot: BEST DAY EVER

the Breeders I really don't know how this year's Sunday installment of Bumbershoot could have been any better, save for maybe being carried around on a fluffy couch while being fanned and fed grapes, I guess? In all seriousness, though: Sunday really was the best fucking day ever. From the moment I stepped foot on […]

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My Big Seven musical picks for Bumbershoot 2013

You won a special ticket for seven, and only seven, musical things to do at this year's Bumbershoot. They escort you in for these several performances, and these seven performances only. Here's what I would recommend you pick: 1.) Bob Mould, Sunday, 6:15 p.m., Fisher Green Stage He's in his early 50s, he's endured scalding […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 music picks: onward to Sunday

By day 2 of Bumbershoot, I'm sure I'll be utilizing my water privileges liberally, and opting for lots of layers since it looks like the weather is gonna do that sun/cloud/possibly rain thing. If all else fails, I'll retreat to The Center House (I WILL NEVER CALL IT THE ARMORY PEOPLE) and take solace in […]

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