Don’t sleep on Bumbershoot 2018. When the Emerald metropolis’s largest music and humanities competition returns for the 48th time this Labor Day weekend, it’s going to convey a brand new deal with hip-hop and electronic-based kinds that ought to make for an unimaginable three-day get together.
These three artists alone pack some fascinating storylines.
Cole is within the midst of a promotional tour for his fifth studio album KOD. The Chainsmokers showcased a extra abrasive and darker fashion than their typical work with their January four-track EP Sick Boy and jumped again into the limelight of the digital scene with their hardcore set at Extremely Miami. And TDE Queen SZA was pressured to cancel just a few particular person reveals throughout late Might of this yr on account of vocal chord harm she at first feared is perhaps everlasting, earlier than taking the stage at Firefly Music Festival in June and since proving that the vocal prowess and assured spirit that helped propel her into the mainstream over the past yr is as robust as ever.
The remainder of this schedule guarantees various robust resolution for followers by means of the weekend with so many wonderful artists.
Although loads of fashionable alt-rock bands speckle the lineup, the competition promoters are clearly shifting with shopper demand towards a majority of hip-hop, pop, and digital acts.
Digital artists will get a few of the strongest illustration they’ve ever seen at Bumbershoot in 2018 with the likes of Illenium, RL Grime, who will likely be weeks faraway from the discharge of his long-awaited sophomore album, Nova, The Revolution, Chromeo, Mura Masa, Gryffin, Lane 8, FISHER, and numerous others.
With Fleet Foxes, Portugal. The Man, Blondie, Cold War Kids, Marian Hill, and Arkless, all additionally set to grace the Seattle Heart levels this yr, together with comedy, artwork, yoga, dance, and stay theatre choices, Bumbershoot 2018 will actually have one thing for everybody.
This fashionable competition is nearing 50 years of manufacturing for a cause. And it might be on its approach to changing into far more than one other spectacular Northwest secret.
Discover the complete lineup beneath. Single-Day and Three-Day GA passes accessible here.