Bumbershoot: A Brief History


Bumbershoot is the ultimate end of summer arts festival and has featured local and national acts such as Mudhoney and Bob Dylan. Along with music there are art shows and galleries, as well as, author readings, dance performances, street performers, and a variety of acts to tickle the mind.

In it’s 46th year it will feature music artists, such as, Death Cab for Cutie, Halsey, Father John Misty, Billy Idol, and our local talent, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis! Continue reading “Bumbershoot: A Brief History”

Three for Free: Stand-out songs by Bumbershoot 2012 performers

Sure, the rain is back and we’re hunkering down for months of gray skies here in Seattle, but I’m still buoyed by the several rainless weeks that eased us into autumn. I’ve found a simple way to tap back into that sunny time–revisiting some of the outstanding music I heard at Bumbershoot, Seattle’s annual music and arts festival.

Here are three songs that take me right back there, downloaded from Freegal, The Library’s free downloadable music service.* Continue reading “Three for Free: Stand-out songs by Bumbershoot 2012 performers”