Seattle, WA – The 40th Annual Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival, taking place September 4-6 at Seattle Center, announces the 2010 Bumbershoot Music Lounge lineup. This is the fifth year of the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, a series of live performances by Bumbershoot artists hosted by KEXP 90.3FM (KEXP.org) at a private location on the Festival grounds. The Bumbershoot Music Lounge provides Festival-goers with a unique opportunity to experience the music of their favorite Bumbershoot artists in a more intimate and personal setting.
THE 2010 BUMBERSHOOT MUSIC LOUNGE ARTISTS TO INCLUDE:
Saturday, September 4th: Plants and Animals, Justin Townes Earle, The Budos Band, Visqueen, The Raveonettes
Sunday, September 5th: Fences, David Bazan, Aterciopelados, Horse Feathers, Surfer Blood
Monday, September 6th: Ra Ra Riot, The Moondoggies, Bomba Estéreo, The Thermals, The English Beat
Any Festival ticket holder can reserve a spot for Music Lounge performances online at KEXP.org (http://www.kexp.org/events/bumbershoot2010_signup.asp) beginning today. The Bumbershoot Music Lounge venue holds approximately 200 people for each performance. Reservations are available on a first come, first served basis and go quickly.
A few seats for each Music Lounge performance are also reserved for Bumbershoot Platinum Pass holders. In addition to access to the Music Lounge, Platinum Pass benefits include admission to an exclusive, air-conditioned hospitality lounge, drink tickets, merchandise vouchers and reserved seating at seven venues, including the Bumbershoot Mainstage, three comedy venues, and the popular 1 Reel Film Festival. More information about the Platinum Pass can be found at http://bumbershoot.org/tickets/platinum-gold/.
Fans who can’t make it to the Festival can still experience the Bumbershoot Music Lounge in a live streaming feed on KEXP.org, and after the Festival videos of the performances will be available at KEXP.org and bumbershoot.org.
COMPLETE BUMBERSHOOT 2010 MUSIC LINEUP:
Bob Dylan / Mary J. Blige / Weezer / Hole / Drake / Rise Against / Neko Case / The Decemberists / J. Cole / LMFAO / Billy Bragg / Ozomatli / Angelique Kidjo / Solomon Burke / The Dandy Warhols / Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros / Jenny and Johnny (featuring Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice / Jamie Lidell / The Raveonettes / Balkan Beat Box / Motion City Soundtrack / The Thermals / Ra Ra Riot / The English Beat / Justin Townes Earle / Booker T. / Surfer Blood / The Bouncing Souls / Japandroids / Bob Schneider / Anvil / Bomba Estéreo / Jay Electronica / Aterciopelados / Baroness / James Cotton “Superharp” Blues Band / David Bazan / Meat Puppets / Crash Kings / This Providence / Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express / The Moondoggies / The Whigs / Greg Laswell / Civil Twilight / Trampled By Turtles / The Clientele / Atlas Sound / Laura Veirs & The Hall of Flames / The Budos Band / Bobby Bare Jr. / Horse Feathers / Vienna Teng Trio / HEALTH / Plants and Animals / Georgia Anne Muldrow & Declaime / Wheedle’s Groove / Hey Marseilles / Kings Go Forth / The Submarines / Sweet Water / Delorean / JEFF The Brotherhood / Chris Pureka / Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra / Garotas Suecas / The Maldives / The Constellations / Coryell, Auger, Sample Trio / Grynch / Visqueen / Victor Shade / Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs / Fresh Espresso/ The Spits / Pete Molinari / Sista Monica’s “Singin in the Spirit” / Lay Low / Unnatural Helpers / Idiot Pilot / The Round / Wild Orchid Children / The Cute Lepers / Feral Children / Fences / Caspar Babypants / The Tripwires / Fatal Lucciauno / Loch Lomond / The Physics / THEESatisfaction / School of Rock All Stars / See Me River / Zoe Muth and The Lost High Rollers / People Eating People / Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme / Brent Amaker & The Rodeo / Born Anchors / Slender Means / BOAT / McTuff Trio / Parlour Steps / The Redwood Plan / Helladope / Lisa Dank / Greta Matassa Quartet / The Lonely H / Matt Jorgensen Quintet / Becki Sue & Her Big Rockin’ Daddies! / Great Waves / Brian Vogan / Johnny Bregar
The complete customizable schedule can be found at http://sched.bumbershoot.org/.