For the ninth year, the Bumbershoot Music Lounge – hosted by KEXP 90.3 FM – will offer a limited opportunity to catch select Festival artists in an intimate environment.
At varying times each weekday between Wednesday, August 6 and Friday, August 22, KEXP will open registration for a selected session. Listeners should tune in or listen online daily for details on which artist session will be opened and at what time. Registrations will be taken online at kexp.org at the specified time and on a first-come, first-served basis.
This year’s Music Lounge performers are:
12:30PM THE LONELY FOREST
2:30PM MAC DEMARCO
5:30PM THE BOTH
12:00PM THE DREAM SYNDICATE
1:15PM BIG STAR’S THIRD
2:30PM BOOTSY COLLINS
3:45PM THE HEAD AND THE HEART
5:30PM SAN FERMIN
12:00PM VALERIE JUNE
1:15PM HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF
2:30PM THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT
3:45PM NADA SURF
Music fans who can’t make it to the Festival can experience the Bumbershoot Music Lounge performances through live audio broadcasts at 90.3FM in the Seattle area or online at kexp.org and later through archived video performances on KEXP’s YouTube channel.
Seats for each Music Lounge performance are also reserved for Bumbershoot Platinum Pass holders. In addition to admission to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Platinum Pass benefits include VIP entry and premium seating at the Mainstage, guaranteed entry to all indoor venues including the ever-popular comedy stages and 1 Reel Film Festival, access to an exclusive hospitality lounge, and more.
TICKETS AND CREDENTIALS
In addition to three-day passes, day-specific single day and flexible Any Day tickets are now available. Single-day tickets are currently $55, Any Day tickets are $60, and three-day passes are $145. Prices will increase throughout the summer. All tickets can be purchased at bumbershoot.org/tickets.
Bumbershoot® is produced by One Reel in collaboration with Seattle Center. Established in 1971, Bumbershoot takes place every year over Labor Day weekend and stretches across the 74-acre Seattle Center beneath the city’s iconic Space Needle. Bumbershoot programs a diverse array of arts including live music, comedy, Words & Ideas, theatre, film, visual arts, children’s programming, and the Indie Market featuring urban crafts. Festival details are located at bumbershoot.org.
KEXP is one of the most influential listener-supported music radio stations in the country. More than 200,000 listeners from around the world tune in to the station each week over the air and online. On KEXP's YouTube channel, videos of exclusive in-studio performances garner more than 1.7 million views per week. KEXP produces over 500 live performances each year. For more information, please visit www.kexp.org.
ABOUT ONE REEL
One Reel is the independent, non-profit producer of the Northwest’s premier arts events, fueling civic pride through signature experiences that foster growth and development in community and the arts. We connect audiences with diverse and progressive arts and cultural ideas through access and opportunities that would otherwise not exist. The experiences we produce are emblematic of Seattle values: arts, accessibility, and inclusivity. While many of our events are thought of as iconic and defining of our city, in fact it is ultimately Seattle that guides and defines our work. For more information, visit onereel.org.