(UPDATE 4/30/15) Seattle’s very own Bumbershoot Festival has announced its lineup 2015 lineup, and it’s bound to pack a punch. Revealed Wednesday morning, the lineup features a slew of music’s biggest names, including The Weeknd, Hozier and Ellie Goulding. The festival takes place on Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7, at the Seattle Center.
Among the dozens of performers set to grace the stage over the three-day engagement is also Chance the Rapper, Faith No More, Zedd, Bassnectar, Cake, Social Distortion, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Brandon Flowers, Kacey Musgraves and Minus the Bear.
The festival has been a staple in the Seattle music scene since its inception in 1971. More than 400,000 artists have played at the festival over its 45-year history, including memorable performances by Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello and Bonnie Raitt.
Tickets are now on sale to the general public. Single-day passes are priced at $65 while three-day passes range between $149.50 and $209.50.
Check out the full lineup below.
2015 Bumbershoot Lineup:
THE WEEKND * CHANCE THE RAPPER * CAKE * FLYING LOTUS * FITZ & THE TANTRUMS * LINDSEY STIRLING * JHENÉ AIKO * ATMOSPHERE * THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT * KEYS N KRATES * BABES IN TOYLAND * KACEY MUSGRAVES * ELEPHANT REVIVAL * RAC LIVE * DEEP CREEP * JAMESTOWN REVIVAL * CHRIS STAPLETON * THE WHITE BUFFALO * ELLE KING * PHOEBE BRIDGERS * ON AN ON * RAZ SIMONE * LIL DICKY * SOFT SLEEP * GRACE LOVE & THE TRUE LOVES * BIG SCARY * MOTOPONY * SMOKEY BRIGHTS * K. FLAY * DUKE EVERS * ZACH VAN LUE
FAITH NO MORE * ZEDD * SOCIAL DISTORTION * BRAND NEW * FLOSSTRADAMUS * NEKO CASE * PUNCH BROTHERS * TCHAMI * THE MELVINS * PAPER DIAMOND * LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY & SUBATOMIC SOUND SYSTEM * THE CAVE SINGERS * CLASSIXX * DEAD MOON * NIKKI LANE * SALVA * MOON HOOCH * MIKAL CRONIN * FOX AND THE LAW * ISRAEL NASH * CHIMURENGA RENAISSANCE * UNLIKELY FRIENDS * HIBOU * CAMBODIAN SPACE PROJECT * CONSTANT LOVERS * THE FAME RIOT * TRACKSUIT WEDDING * JADEN CARLSON BAND
ELLIE GOULDING * HOZIER * BASSNECTAR * BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS * BRANDON FLOWERS * BORGORE * DEVOTCHKA * PEACHES * MINUS THE BEAR * BIG DATA * THE FLOOZIES * HEY MARSEILLES * BØRNS * EMANCIPATOR * NAHKO & MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE * KRIS ORLOWSKI * NACHO PICASSO * COLONY HOUSE * FINISH TICKET * GRIZZLED MIGHTY * NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS * BROTHERS FROM ANOTHER * DAVE B * BREAD & BUTTER * LONESOME SHACK * SISTERS
Wu-Tang Clan & Foster The People Headline 2014 Bumbershoot Festival
(5/13/14) Festivalgoers with Bumbershoot tickets for this year’s annual event can start looking forward to headline sets from reformed hip-hop outfit Wu-Tang Clan, post-punk pioneers The Replacements and indie-pop favorites Foster The People following the official announcement of the line-up for the Labor Day weekend bash.
Now in its 44th year, North America’s largest urban arts festival will once again return to the 74-acre Seattle Center on August 30 – September 1 for a celebration of the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre and visual art.
Joining Wu-Tang Clan near the top of the bill on the Saturday are veteran singer-songwriter Elvis Costello and his backing band The Imposters, emo-rockers Panic! At The Disco, cult Ohio outfit The Afghan Whigs and soul legend Bobby Womack, while other names confirmed to appear include The Both, Danny Brown, Walk The Moon, Mac DeMarco, Sam Lachow, The Lonely Forest, Shelby Earl, Gregory Porter and Youngblood Hawke.
Funk icon Bootsy Collins, Los Angeles MC Schoolboy Q and Seattle’s very own indie-folk sextet, The Head and the Heart, will then take to the stage on the Sunday before The Replacements’ headline slot, as will the likes of Luscious Jackson, Los Lobos, The Dismemberment Plan, Kishi Bashi, Architecture in Helsinki, Gregory Alan Isakov, The Dream Syndicate, Schoolyard Heroes and Mission of Burma.
While alongside Grammy-nominated synth-pop duo Capital Cities, chart-topping rapper J. Cole and new wave quartet Neon Trees, fans with Bumbershoot tickets can also enjoy performances from Real Estate, Twin Shadow, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Julianna Barwick, The Reverend Horton Heat, Nada Surf and Jonathan Richman before Foster The People help draw the festival to a close.
There are still hundreds of Bumbershoot tickets up for grabs at TicketIQ with three-day passes available at a get-in price of $148 and an average price of $212, and single-day passes on offer at $79/$108 for Aug 30, $79/$98 for Aug 31 and $79/$97 for Sept 1. Below is the full lineup:
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.
The Replacements, The Head and the Heart, Schoolboy Q, Los Lobos, Bootsy Collins, The Dismemberment Plan, 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.
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, Rose Windows, Mexican Institute of Sound, DahkaBrakha, Campfire Ok, Bad Things, Julianna Barwick, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Jacco Gardner, La Luz, Current Swell, Tangerine, Hoba Hoba Spirit, Kore Ionz, Jessica Pratt, Massy Ferguson, Old Man Luedecke, Western Haunts, Smokey Brights.