The Perfect End to Your Summer...
The 2006 Bumbershoot, Seattle's Music & Arts Festival, will showcase more than 1,500 artists in 20 venues at the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend, September 2-4. The 36th annual three-day Festival features an eclectic mix of music, comedy, dance, indie crafts, spectacle, film, theatre, kids' activities, and literary and visual arts.
Take a sneak peek at just some of Bumbershoot's 2006 music lineup:
Kanye West • AFI • A Tribe Called Quest • Yellowcard • Atmosphere • Hawthorne Heights • Feist • Shooter Jennings • Mates of State • Of Montreal • Matt Costa • The Blood Brothers • Bettye LaVette • the subdudes • Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk • Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings• Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey • Yerba Buena • The English Beat • Gossip • 3 Inches of Blood • Deerhoof • Laura Veirs • Nouvelle Vague • Breakestra • Jamie Lidell • Vashti Bunyan • Dengue Fever • Metric
More acts to be announced in the weeks ahead.
Bumbershoot always draws you in with more than just outstanding music, and this year is no exception. Don't miss:
The debut of The Bumberbout, Flat Track Derby Invitational, co-hosted by the Rat City Roller Girls
Bumbershoot's 1 Reel Film Festival, curated by the Seattle International Film Festival for the first time ever
The all-new and unconventional Indie Market featuring the latest in DIY and urban craft trends