Tag Archives | Bumbershoot


Vendetta Red

Show Date: August 31, 2003

Vendetta Red at Bumbershoot 2003 meant rock and roll under fluorescent lights, with rows upon rows of columns that made the obstruction of the "world's most poorly placed column at the Croc" appear translucent, and linoleum that was reminiscent of my high school cafeteria. The crowd teamed with overzealous high schoolers and a whole lotta […]

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Bumbershoot 2003: An Imaginary Preview

Show Date: September 1, 2003

Not sure what to see at Bumbershoot? Here's our imaginary input on the shows we don't wanna miss… {Friday recommendations} Broadcast Oblivion 2pm – 3pm: EMP Sky Church Visqueen 2:45pm – 3:45 pm: What's Next Stage The Decemberists 3:30pm – 4:30pm: EMP Sky Church The Divorce 4:15pm – 5:15pm: What's Next Stage Modest Mouse, The […]

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Bumbershoot 2002: The Imaginary Highlights

Show Date: September 3, 2002

You remember when we did 14 shows in 14 nights? Hold on to your bonnet kids, at this year's Bumbershoot music festival — we witnessed 17 shows in four days. Following you will find a recap of the stuff we scribbled down in our trusty notebooks while running from venue to venue: Greatest Rockstar Moments: […]

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Talkin' shit about an indie rock t-shirt

Show Date: September 12, 2002

Everyone knows the Indie-Rock-Show-T-Shirt Rule™, right? You know the one, that unwritten rule: whatever band you are going to see, you must, if you insist upon wearing a band t-shirt, wear a band shirt that is at least one degree more obscure, cool, or unknown than the band you are currently seeing. This sets you […]

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Kevn Kinney

Show Date: September 1, 2002

At the last party at I.G. Dana's house, some folks on the porch were talking music and one guy started dissing Courtney Love. "OK, so how do you know she's an evil bitch?" I asked. His response, "Ummm… because Krist Novoselic told me so!" Right. Now I'm not going to argue with that. It may […]

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Show Date: September 2, 2002

Could there be anything better than seeing a band you truly love playing outdoors on the last day of Bumbershoot? If that band is Wilco, the answer is absofuckinglutely not! Usually the Monday of Bumberweekend makes me sad, but this fine day, I saw Wilco at Memorial Stadium, and went to a private reception with […]

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