The LoveBomb Go-Go marching band from Portland, performing at Bumbershoot 2012. By Alan Berner / The Seattle Times.
The 2013 edition of Bumbershoot – Seattle’s annual arts and music blowout – begins Saturday at Seattle Center and continues through Labor Day. Headliners include Heart (Saturday); fun. and Death Cab for Cutie (Sunday); and MGMT and Bassnectar (Monday). For last-minute ticket updates, look here.
The weather forecast for Seattle is reasonably good, so expect big crowds. For tips on parking and public transportation, check the festival’s FAQ.
Our arts writers’ recommendations for the weekend can be found here – and be sure to follow along as we bring you live photos and reviews all weekend at seattletimes.com/entertainment.