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September 8, 2011 at 2:26 PM

23 highlights of Bumbershoot 2011

I promise this will be the last word on Bumbershoot 2011 — at least for a while.


Earlier this week, we asked readers via social media and article comment threads to list their favorite acts from this year’s festival. Below you’ll find the resulting list of 22 bands and one dance company, in no particular order.

The Bumbershoot good/Bumbershoot bad debate still rages online. But those who went this year obviously found a lot to enjoy, including …


Trombone Shorty

Carbon Leaf

Butthole Surfers

Craft Spells

Urge Overkill

The Lonely Forest

Sharon Ven Etten

Leon Russell


Broken Social Scene

Jim Jones Revue

Massey Ferguson


Kore Ionz

Kasey Anderson

Vendetta Red

You Am I

Ray LaMontagne

Hall & Oates

Big Boi

Grand Hallway

Trey McIntyre Project

(Photo: Daniel Pak, of Kore Ionz, by Mike Siegel.)

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