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Bob Dylan To Head Bumbershoot Line-Up

SEATTLE, WA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Bob Dylan will kick off Bumbershoot, Seattle’s 40th Annual Music & Arts Festival, which takes place September 4-6 at Seattle Center.

Festival producer, One Reel, announced that in addition to Dylan, other headliners will include Mary J. Blige, Hole and Weezer. They will be joined by Portland indie rockers The Decemberists; Chicago punk band Rise Against; hip-hop artist J. Cole; and a favorite of Northwest folk-pop fans, Neko Case according to The Seattle Times.

One Reel promises one more "very special guest" to be announced later on the closing-night bill according to The Seattle Times. Also still to be announced: Bumbershoot's literary, comedy, performing arts, visual arts, film and theater programming.

Full Music Line-Up Announced:
Bob Dylan

Mary J. Blige



Rise Against

Neko Case

The Decemberists

J. Cole


Billy Bragg


Angelique Kidjo

Solomon Burke

The Dandy Warhols

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Jenny and Johnny (featuring Jenny Lewis and Jonathan Rice

Jamie Lidell

The Raveonettes

Balkan Beat Box

Motion City Soundtrack

The Thermals

Ra Ra Riot

The English Beat

Justin Townes Earle

Booker T.

Surfer Blood

The Bouncing Souls


Bob Schneider


Bomba Estereo

Jay Electronica



James Cotton “Superharp” Blues Band

David Bazan

Meat Puppets

Crash Kings

This Providence

Brian Auger’s Oblivion Express

The Moondoggies

The Whigs

Greg Laswell

Civil Twilight

Trampled By Turtles

The Clientele

Atlas Sound

Laura Veirs & The Hall of Flames

The Budos Band

Bobby Bare Jr.

Horse Feathers

Vienna Teng Trio


Plants and Animals

Georgia Anne Muldrow & Declaime

Wheedle’s Groove

Hey Marseilles

Kings Go Forth

Sweet Water


JEFF The Brotherhood

Chris Pureka

Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra

Garotas Suecas

The Maldives

The Constellations

Coryell, Auger, Sample Trio



Victor Shade

Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs

Fresh Espresso

Pete Molinari

Sista Monica’s “Singin in the Spirit”

Lay Low

Unnatural Helpers

Idiot Pilot

The Round

Wild Orchid Children

The Cute Lepers

Feral Children


Caspar Babypants

The Tripwires

Fatal Lucciauno

Loch Lomond

The Physics


School of Rock All Stars

See Me River

Zoe Muth and The Lost High Rollers

People Eating People

Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme

Brent Amaker & The Rodeo

Born Anchors

Slender Means


McTuff Trio

Parlour Steps

The Redwood Plan


Lisa Dank

Greta Matassa Quartet

The Lonely H

Matt Jorgensen Quintet

Becki Sue & Her Big Rockin’ Daddies!

Great Waves

Brian Vogan

Johnny Bregar

–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers