Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival announced performances for their 48th annual show. The festival will take place during Labor Day weekend Friday Aug. 31 through Sunday Sept. 2 in Seattle, Washington. A variety of performances from different music genres and other performing arts will be in attendance. Music headliners inlcude J. Cole, The Chainsmokers, SZA, Fleet Foxes, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Blondie, Illenium, Portugal. the Man, Phoenix, Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, dvsn, Chromeo and more. Tickets for 3-day passes go on sale May 4th at noon PST. Tickets for the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival can be bought here.
In the past 48 years Bumbershoot has set itself apart from other music festivals superstars and newcomers of different disciplines have been on the stages. Bumbershoot is one of Seattle’s largest cultural touchstones, drawing thousands of people to the festival, it has become one of the largest festivals in North America. There will be more than 100 additional performances from multiple art disciplines throughout the weekend. The performances will be held on more than a dozen indoor and outdoor stages spread throughout the 74-acre festival grounds.Since 1972, Bumbershoot has been a multi-disciplinary arts festival showcasing the best of music, comedy, dance, film, literary arts, performing arts, theatre, visual arts and more.
Headliner J. Cole, an American hip-hop artist and producer, released his fifth album KOD in April. The Chainsmokers will also be headlining the eclectic music festival, the American duo recently released their song “somebody”. American indie folk band Fleet Foxes will headline the festival in their hometown of Seattle, Washington. Lil Wayne, American rapper of Cash Money Records, is another headliner. Other headliners for the three day long tour include Portugal. The Man, Ludacris, Tinashe, Cold War Kids, T-Pain and Bishop Briggs.
Performances from other music artists include Illenium, , RL Grime, Phoenix, Chromeo, Young Thug, Blondie, Mura Masa, Gryffin, DVSN, Rhye, AJR, SZA and The Revolution. Kelela, Tritonal, Lane 8, Deorro, Dr. Octagon, Emancipator Ensemble, Marian Hill, Moses Sumney, Fisher, Superorganism, Noah Gundersen, Bahamas and Poolside will be joining the other artists at the Bumbershoot festival. Elderbrook, Towkio, London On Da Track, Elohim, Olivia O’Brien, Black Pistol Fire, Cherry Glazerr, Saweetie, Knox Fortune, Yung Pinch, Jade Bird, Sasha Sloan, Marc E. Bassy, Xavier Omär, Hobo Johnson, Arkells and Jillian Jacqueline will also be performing at the festival in Seattle, Washington.
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