Bumbershoot is a music festival that takes place in Seattle, WA every Labor Day weekend. The word “Bumbershoot” is a sort of cross between a parachute and an umbrella, which is kind of what the giant tents at the festival look like. The name was also chosen as the festival’s name as a “metaphor for the Festival being an umbrella for all of the various arts and performers it encompasses.”
Bumbershoot trailer by Sean Pecknold, brother to Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes
Bands such as the Dandy Warhols, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, and Bob Dylan have all played at Bumbershoot.
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