Summer Music Festivals in the U.S.

By Jennifer M. Wood - 2013-07-02T16:42:05Z

Photograph by Christopher Lelson

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Bumbershoot

Seattle

Dates: August 31–September 2

Lineup: Death Cab for Cutie, Fun, Heart, Bassnectar, Kendrick Lamar, Mgmt, Tegan and Sara, Allen Stone, Matt and Kim, Gary Numan, The Breeders, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Maceo Parker, Ra Ra Riot, Crystal Castles, The Zombies, The Joy Formidable, Kinky

For 43 years, this Seattle stalwart has hosted enough artists of the musical, cinematic, comic, spoken word, performance and visual persuasion to become the country’s largest urban arts festival, attracting approximately 100,000 attendees each year.

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