Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, taking place September 1-3, has been a fixture in the city since 1971 with a who’s who of legends gracing its stages over the past four decades. In keeping with tradition, this year’s diverse lineup is packed with some of music’s biggest names including The Roots, Weezer, Odesza and more. Keep reading for 5 acts you can’t miss this weekend.
When / Where: Friday, September 1 at 8:15pm – Key Arena
Why: This prolific, 23-year-old producer and Icon Collective graduate has worked with Diplo, Skrillex and many others.
When / Where: Friday, September 1 at 9:35pm – Western Washington Honda Dealers Main Stage
Why: Since pioneering the future bass sound, Austrailia’s Flume has become one of the most unique figures in electronic music.
When / Where: Sunday, September 3 at 6:50pm – Key Arena
Why: Hailing from Northside Long Beach, this lyrical mastermind is among hip hop’s most talked about new faces.
When / Where: Sunday, September 3 at 7:45pm – Key Arena
Why: With Taylor Swift and The Chainsmokers among their fans, this Chicago DJ duo has become a festival staple.
When / Where: Sunday, September 3 at 9:40pm – Monster Energy Stage at Fisher Green
Why: Grammy-nominated and Glastonbury approved, sisters Alana, Este, and Danielle Haim are not to be missed.