Bumbershoot 2013 lineup

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bumbershootSEATTLE — The legendary power-pop band The Zombies will be featured at the Bumbershoot festival this summer, along with hometown heroes Death Cab for Cutie, Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame members Heart, and Grammy-winning band fun, it was announced Thursday night.

Rising hip hop star Kendrick Lamar and breakthrough EDM act BASSNECTAR will also be among the 100-plus musical acts performing at the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend.

That’s just the tip of the iceberg.  Now in its 43rd year, Bumbershoot has offered one of the most diverse musical lineups in the world, in addition to a full spectrum of arts programming that includes comedy, theater, film, literary, visual arts and spectacle elements.

Confirmed musical acts are listed below by day.  Single tickets (day-specific and flexible any-day versions) are now on sale. Additional programming for comedy, film and Youngershoot will be announced later this summer.

Saturday, August 31


Kendrick Lamar

Crystal Castles

Gary Numan

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience

Maceo Parker


Icona Pop

Joey Bada$$

Washed Out

Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires

Thao + The Get Down Stay Down

Robert Glasper Experiment


ZZ Ward

Diamond Rings

The Physics

Sallie Ford and The Sound Outside

Lake Street Drive

Kris Orlowski

Cookie Monsta

Nacho Picasso


Ernie Watts with New Stories


Gus + Scout


Davidson Hart Kingsbery

Total Experience Gospel Choir

The Flavr Blue

Sean Majors

Dave B

Human Spirit

Matt Jorgensen +451

Down North

Tyler Brown

Sunday, September 1

Death Cab for Cutie plays Transatlanticism


Tegan and Sara

Matt and Kim

The Breeders

Ra Ra Riot

Beats Antique

Vintage Trouble

The Zombies

Vicci Martinez

Eric Burdon

Bob Mould

David Bazan

The Duke Robillard Band

Mates of State


Charli XCX



Nikki Hill

Ramona Falls

Matt Pond


The Redwood Plan

Ayron Jones & The Way

The Grizzled Mighty


DJ White Shadow

DJ Girl 6

The Comettes

River Giant

Supreme LaRock


Rise Over Run

DJ Phase

Monday, September 2



Allen Stone


The Joy Formidable

Trampled by Turtles


Justin Townes Earle



Delta Rae




Redd Kross

The Men

Ivan & Alyosha

The Sheepdogs

The Mowgli’s

The Lone Bellow

The Maldives

Kopecky Family Band



St. Paul de Vence

Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands

Hot Bodies In Motion

Red Jacket Mine

Cascadia ‘10

Three-day passes for Bumbershoot 2013 are currently $120.  Single, day-specific passes are $50 and single Any Day passes are $55. Platinum and Gold passes (which sold out in 2012) are also available. All tickets are available for purchase at bumbershoot.org/tickets.

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