Bumbershoot announces music lineup for its 50th anniversary festival

Bumbershoot has announced its music lineup for the 50th anniversary of the arts and music festival on Labor Day weekend.

Tickets for shows on Sept. 2 and 3 at the Seattle Center are available now.

The headliners are Sleater-Kinney, The Revivalists, Zhu, Jawbreaker, AFI, Brittany Howard, Fatboy Slim, Sunny Day Real Estate and Phantogram.

Also performing will be:

  • Band of Horses

  • Descendents

  • Matt and Kim

  • Bomba Estéro

  • Durand Jones

  • Uncle Waffles

  • A-Trak

  • Ride

  • Valerie June

  • Benny the Butcher

  • Jacob Banks

  • Major League DJZ

  • Domi & JD Beck

  • The Dip

  • Rebirth Brass Band

  • Temples

  • Puddles Pity Party

  • Destroy Boys

  • Dandy Warhols

  • Thunderpussy

  • Algernon Cadwallader

  • Hunx and his Punx

  • Sol

  • Anabel Englund

  • Screaming Females

  • Gustaf

  • Trinix

  • Reignwolf

  • Debby Friday

  • True Loves

  • Morgan and the Organ Donors

  • Sweet Water

  • Chong the Nomad

  • modernlove.

  • Slift

  • Girl Trouble

  • The Black Tones

  • Dave B

  • King Youngblood

  • Chimurenga Renaissance

  • Massy Ferguson

  • Cassandra Lewis

  • Radioactivity

  • Wimps

  • Them

  • Simone BG

  • Breaks and Swells

  • Long Dark Moon

  • Pressha

  • Fouad Masoud

  • Spirit Award

  • Black Ends

  • Pink Boa

  • Beverly Crusher

  • Scarves

In addition to dozens of bands, there will be lots of things to see and do.

Free-range artists will roam the festival, there will be a cat circus, film, vintage clothing, photography, food, robots and augmented reality.

The festival will also have SOS Professional Wrestling and Roll Around Seatown performances, along with pole dancing classes, and a witch temple with tarot, past-life, astrology, and palm reading.

To see the full list of activities, go to the Bumbershoot website.