Bumbershoot lineup released, officially

Jun 1, 2010, 8:49 AM | Updated: May 13, 2011, 2:07 pm Staff

Bumbershoot organizers have released the lineup for the 40th annual festival, officially.

Big names playing the Mainstage include, Bob Dylan, Neko Case, The Decemberists, Weezer, Hole, Rise Against, and Mary J. Blige.

The 40th Annual Bumbershoot takes place Labor Day weekend (September 4-6) at the Seattle Center.

Official lineup:

Bob Dylan, Mary J. Blige, Weezer, Hole, 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 Jonathan 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 Estereo, 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, 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, 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

More musical acts, literary, comedy, performing arts, visual arts, film and theater programming will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets range from $22 for a day pass minus the main stage to $450 for a three day pass with VIP privileges. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 1.


This Bumbershoot poster was done by John Vogl, aka The Bungaloo. (

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