In 1996, the SuperSonics reached the NBA Finals, Nirvana released “From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah,” and Elysian Brewing Company poured its first beer in Seattle’s Capitol Hill. A lot has changed since, but the beer is still flowing from Elysian, 20 years later. To celebrate, Elysian is throwing a rager on Saturday, June 11, complete with plenty of beer from Elysian and friends, food trucks, art, live entertainment, special appearances and much more. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
The lineup was announced tonight at a free party at the Showbox Market. Bumbershoot tickets go on sale Friday at 10! The festival will be held Friday through Sunday of Labor Day Weekend instead of Saturday through Monday in past years. Local favorites Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Death Cab for Cutie will headline the weekend. There is a fair bit of EDM this year: Kygo, Pretty Lights, DJ Snake, Porter Robinson, Zed’s Dead, and Zhu.
This Labor Day Weekend, Bumbershoot celebrates 46 years!
Treefort Music Festival just passed, Sasquatch is coming up at The Gorge next month, Capitol Hill Block Party just announced its lineup for July, and Bumbershoot tickets are on sale! The early bird sale is almost over, so make sure to get your tickets before prices go up! This year, the event will be held Friday through Sunday of Labor Day Weekend instead of Saturday through Monday in past years. This is an awesome shift so we will have Sunday to rest and recover before heading back to work/school on Tuesday!
Bringing Seattle film lovers the very best of short films from around the world.
Seattle Shorts Film Festival returns for the fifth year with twice the number of exceptional films to showcase for local and visiting audiences. After record breaking submissions, filmmaker attendance, and sold out screenings last year, the festival has expanded to two days, November 14th and 15th. The weekend will be bring film lovers together through Q&A’s, networking events, and an awards ceremony on Sunday the 15th.
With any luck, all of your drenched, wrung-out clothing has (finally!) dried since Saturday’s downpour, which came along with a surprise dose of lightning that temporarily brought the music to a halt. By this point in the weekend, we know the ropes of this year’s new ticket-bracelet system, we know to expect a strikingly young festival crowd, and we know to pack a raincoat/poncho just in case.
Last week in Seattle – ‘Top Chef,’ please pack your knives and go. We’re more than a few ferries and the Pike Place Market. We’ve got a no. 1 song from Macklemore, secret dining societies and Zara likes us! So there.
Many Seattleites take off Labor Day Weekend and flock to campsites, boating trips, and wonderful nooks and crannies of the Pacific Northwest to enjoy their mini vaycay three day weekend. But if you’re staying in town this year, don’t miss out on the Bumbershoot 2012 Festival.
Get tatted up at the Emerald City’s most respected body art exhibition.
Tattoo-loving Seattleites are invited to celebrate the art and culture of body ink at Seattle’s 11th Annual Tattoo Expo. Whether you are heavily tattooed or new to the tattoo community, this is the place to get inked or satisfy any other tattoo-related needs.
Get ready to loosen your belt this weekend for Seattle’s annual food-frenzie extravaganza.
If the everyday drone of drive-throughs and frozen meals is getting you down, take an afternoon stroll to Seattle Center and check out the Comcast Bite of Seattle. As a festival featuring more than 50 Seattle-area restaurants and 30
Fashion designers from around the country are giving life to society’s rubbish.
Turning trash into haute couture is a fashion sensation that has hit the runway. This month, the Intiman Playhouse at the Seattle Center will host Trash Fashion Futures 2012, a fashion show highlighting an elegant form of recycling.