Bumbershoot has unveiled the day-by-day lineup for the 2018 music and arts festival. Taking place over Labor Day weekend, Friday Aug. 31 through Sunday Sept. 2, the 48th annual Bumbershoot will feature an eclectic list of performers including music headliners J. Cole, The Chainsmokers, SZA, Fleet Foxes, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Blondie, Illenium, Portugal. the Man, Phoenix, Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, dvsn, Chromeo, among others. More than 100 additional performances from multiple art disciplines will be present throughout the weekend on more than a dozen indoor and outdoor stages spread throughout the 74-acre festival grounds. Weekend and single day passes are available for purchase at bumbershoot.com.
Over its decades-long history, Bumbershoot has brought music superstars and exciting new discoveries to its stages and has also established itself as more than a music festival, setting a precedent for other arts events across the country by adding big-name and emerging comedians, dance performances, literary icons, visual art installations, fashion, science, theatre and culinary exhibitions. A rich orchestration of artistic zeitgeist, Bumbershoot is the perfect celebration to close out the summer with its Seattle Center location as a park-like oasis in the middle of vibrant downtown Seattle.
The Chainsmokers, Lil Wayne, RL Grime, Ludacris, Mura Masa, Gryffin, Rhye, AJR, Lane 8, Moses Sumney, Noah Gundersen, Poolside, Elderbrook, Xavier Omär, Knox Fortune, Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers, Arkells, Mt. Joy, Duckwrth, JPEGMafia, Ripe, Wimps, Ethan Tucker, XIE, Sloucher, B.A.G. (Blimes x Gifted Gab), DoNormaal, Jake Crocker, Let’s Eat Grandma, dj100proof
Comedy & Conversation:
Emily Heller; Alex Edelman; Sam Jay; Josh Johnson; Liza Treyger; Shane Torres; Chris Fairbanks; On Deck with Courtney Karwal, Jamel Johnson, & Mike Mulloy; Amir K; Kate Willett; Lisa Best; Bri Pruett; Dear Owen Wilson with Blair Socci; Kortney Shane Williams; Gavin Matts; Sophie Buddle; Alyssa Yeoman; Bad Jokes with Wilfred Padua & HansmJustin; Battle of the Word Poetry Slam
J. Cole, Illenium, Chromeo, Young Thug, T-Pain, dvsn, The Revolution, Tritonal, Dr. Octagon, Emancipator Ensemble, Marian Hill, Fisher, Bhad Bhabie, Superorganism, Towkio, Cherry Glazerr, Yung Pinch, Marc E. Bassy, Saweetie, Nothing,Nowhere., Mikky Ekko, Maxo Kream, Bas, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Cozz, Jack Harlow, Yuno, Travis Thompson, Noodles, Khanvict, Knife Knights, Ducky, Grynch, Jo Passed, Skating Polly, dj100proof
Comedy & Conversation:
Eugene Mirman; Last Podcast on the Left; The Omibus Project with Ken Jennings & John Roderick; Emily Heller; Alex Edelman; Sam Jay; Josh Johnson; Liza Treyger; Shane Torres; Chris Fairbanks; Amir K; Kate Willett; Lisa Best; Off Book: The Improvised Musical with Jessica McKenna & Zach Reino; Bri Pruett; Kortney Shane Williams; Gavin Matts; Sophie Buddle; Alyssa Yeoman, Art Corps Presents Youth Speaks Seattle
SZA, Fleet Foxes, Portugal. The Man, Phoenix, Blondie, Cold War Kids, Bishop Briggs, Tinashe, Kelela, Deorro, Bahamas, London on Da Track, Elohim, Olivia O’Brien, Black Pistol Fire, lovelytheband, Jade Bird, Sasha Sloan, Jillian Jacqueline, Ella Vos, The Pink Slips, GG Magree, The Regrettes, Kailee Morgue, Carlie Hanson, Brent Amaker and The Rodeo, Mersiv, Umii, Great Grandpa, Desure, Field Report, Daysormay, Craig Jaffe, Micaiah Sawyer, dj100proof
Comedy and Conversation:
Nikkita Oliver Hosting Think It, Say It, Do It; Langston Kerman; Emily Heller; Alex Edelman; Sam Jay; Josh Johnson; Liza Treyger; Shane Torres; Haunting Renditions: Plugged In with Eliot Glazer; Chris Fairbanks; Amir K; Kate Willett; Lisa Best; Bri Pruett; Kortney Shane Williams; Gavin Matts; Sophie Buddle; Alyssa Yeoman
Plus Visual Arts, B-EATS, Film, Fashion, Theater, BumberSCI, Laserdome @ Pacific Science Center and Maker’s Space Everyday!
Event Pass Information
*3-Day Passes, starting at $220
*Single Day Passes, starting at $130
*VIP Passes, starting at $475
*Emerald Passes, starting at $775