Who’s Playing Bumbershoot 2023?

It’s a very big lineup 👀

A crowd of people throw their hands up at the front of a stage at a night performance at a previous Bumbershoot

📸: Courtesy Seattle Center


🎸 Bumbershoot is back, baby! Earlier this year, Seattle Center’s biggest summer festival announced its return this Labor Day weekend after a few years of turbulence and reimaginings. (More on that here.) TLDR: During the pandemic, a group of local producers took hold of the fest’s reins under the name New Rising Sun—and this September, that group will produce a new fest with everything from palm readings to contemporary art to pole dancing to, of course, lots of music. Today, we learned more about that music lineup.

✔️ OK OK so who’s on that lineup? Here’s the announcement post from Bumbershoot this morning:

And below, we’re highlighting 15 of the acts we’re most excited to see.


Brittany Howard

King Youngblood

Matt and Kim

Bomba Estereo

🎟️ What’s the ticket situation?

Tickets are cheaper than in previous years. To celebrate the fest’s 50th anniversary, discounted $50 single-day tickets went on sale Friday, February 24th @ 10 am. Two-day passes started at a discounted $85. We recommend getting tickets sooner rather than later: Single-day tickets will top out at $85, and two-day passes at $130.

Screaming Females

Valerie June

Hunx and His Punx

Black Ends


The Revivalists

Chong the Nomad

Sunny Day Real Estate



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