Thursday, May 8, 2014

The 2014 Bumbershoot Lineup Is Here!

Posted by on Thu, May 8, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Wu-Tang Clan is one of the headliners.

My all-time favorite Shishkaberry-eating holiday, also known as Bumbershoot, just announced this year's lineup.

Go ahead and click right here to get your tickets because dang... Wu-Tang! The Replacements! Jonathan Richman! The Both! Big Freedia! Bobby Womack! ILLFIGHTYOU! Dude York! Jessica Pratt! Mission of Burma! Cool, I'll stop shouting and naming bands so you can read for yourself below. Oh, and I also made you a Bumber-variety playlist to get you in the festival mood.

SATURDAY 8/30
Wu-­Tang Clan // Elvis Costello and the Imposters // Panic! At The Disco //
The Afghan Whigs // The Both // Walk The Moon // G-¬≠Easy // Bobby Womack // Danny Brown // Poliça // Mac DeMarco // Big Freedia // SZA // Yuna // The Lonely Forest // Gregory Porter // Sam Lachow // Shelby Earl // Youngblood Hawke // RA Scion // Donnie & Joe Emerson // Fly Moon Royalty // Grayskul // Tomo Nakayama // Iska Dhaaf // McTuff // Naomi Wachira // Evan Flory Barnes + Infinity Upright! // Cataldo // Cumulus // Dude York // Modern Kin //
Otieno Terry

SUNDAY 8/31
The Replacements // The Head and the Heart // ScHoolboy Q // The Dismemberment Plan // Los Lobos // Bootsy Collins // Luscious Jackson // Pickwick // Kishi Bashi // Red Fang // Big Star’s Third // Iamsu! // Gregory Alan Isakov // Charlie Musselwhite // Mission of Burma // Architecture in Helsinki // The Dream Syndicate // Schoolyard Heroes // San Fermin // Negativland // Kins // Polyrhythmics // ILLFIGHTYOU // Jarv Dee // Sandrider // The 44’s with Kirk “Eli” Fletcher // Hobosexual // Falls // Highlands // Hermigervill // Manatee Commune // Golden Gardens // Hot Wired Rhythm Band

MONDAY 9/1
Foster the People // J. Cole // Capital Cities // Neon Trees // Real Estate // Nada Surf // The Reverend Horton Heat // Aer // Twin Shadow // Jonathan Richman // Valerie June // Bomba Estéreo // Hurray for the Riff Raff // Mexican Institute of Sound // DahkaBrakha // Campfire Ok // Bad Things // Julianna Barwick // Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas // Jacco Gardner // La Luz // Current Swell // Rose Windows // Tangerine // Hoba Hoba Spirit // Kore Ionz // Jessica Pratt // Massy Ferguson // Old Man Luedecke // Western Haunts // Smokey Brights

 

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1
I do love Bumbershoot. Only downside is that it means summer's about over.
Posted by CPN on May 8, 2014 at 10:40 PM · Report this
Post_Mortem 2
I couldn't care less about the other days, but Sunday has Bootsy and Mission of Burma.
Posted by Post_Mortem http://pointlessman.blogspot.com/ on May 9, 2014 at 3:00 AM · Report this
3
not a very impressive list. Think I will pass this year.
Posted by where are all the good bands? on May 9, 2014 at 6:26 AM · Report this
4
Pretty underwhelming lineup. Done with buying the 3-day pass.
Posted by laurax on May 9, 2014 at 7:42 AM · Report this
5
Not what I was expecting . Bootsy is the only one worth wading the crowds for .
Posted by Dutchess62 on May 9, 2014 at 8:47 AM · Report this
6
Wu Tang? Shit. I gotta diversify my bonds.
Posted by joejoepotato on May 9, 2014 at 8:52 AM · Report this
Larry Mizell, Jr. 7
Bobby Womack is god.
Posted by Larry Mizell, Jr. on May 9, 2014 at 10:05 AM · Report this
Matt from Denver 8
I saw Jonathan Richman at Bumbershoot a long time ago - 2000? 2001? He was great of course. Anyway, if anyone else remembers the year (or knows if there's some online Bumbershoot archive of previous years' acts) I'd appreciate knowing it.
Posted by Matt from Denver on May 9, 2014 at 10:48 AM · Report this
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Bumbershoot has gotten away from highlighting the Heavy Guitar bands at Memorial Stadium and also have fewer of those types of bands period:(--I remember Motorhead around 2000 or 2001 at the Stadium as well as the Sex Pistols and Ramones back around 96,97. Are they sacred of offending the family crowd?
Posted by neo-realist on May 9, 2014 at 11:01 AM · Report this
Josh Bis 10
Pretty nice lineup! Now let's just cross our fingers that it doesn't rain on the return of newly-configured Memorial Stadium as mainstage
Posted by Josh Bis http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Author.html?oid=3815563 on May 9, 2014 at 11:36 AM · Report this
11
@7 You got that right
Posted by neoanderthal on May 9, 2014 at 1:28 PM · Report this
12
worse than capitol hill block party's lineup. is rain fest the best seattle can do?
Posted by Area Man on May 9, 2014 at 2:17 PM · Report this
13
Feels like their target demographic is in their mid-fourties...not that that's a bad thing, just always felt bumbershoot was a bit more cutting edge.
Posted by berry on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 PM · Report this
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@12 - Funny...after years of going to the CHBP and skipping Bumbershoot, this is the first year I have zero interest in the Block Party and am actually excited about the Bumbershoot line up. Must be a generational thing.

@8 - I saw Richmand play Bumbershoot in 2000. That was the same year that the Murder City Devils opened for Motorhead. It was pretty great.
Posted by Dod on May 9, 2014 at 9:22 PM · Report this
DeaconBlues 15
goddaaaaaaaaamn, Negativland is playing

I never thought I'd actually have a chance to see them
Posted by DeaconBlues http://radzillas.blogspot.com/ on May 10, 2014 at 10:16 AM · Report this
thc-1138 16
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas - great band, can't wait to see them again
Posted by thc-1138 http://www.pixyland.org/peterpan/ on May 20, 2014 at 9:09 AM · Report this

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