SEATTLE, WA (CelebrityAccess) — Organizers for the Bumbershoot announced the lineup for this year's festival, the 45 edition of the long-running event.
Taking place at Seattle Center over Labor Day Weekend (September 5-7), Bumbershoot 2015 will performances by Ellie Goulding, The Weekend, Faith No More, Hozier, Zedd, Bassnectar, Chance the Rapper, Social Distortion, Brandon Flowers, Cake, and numerous others.
Festival organizers also announced some changes for 2015, including two new stages two mainstage locations (Memorial Stadium and KeyArena) and a new non-profit partner in the Center for Infectious Disease Research.
”Our team is thrilled to be a part of the 2015 festival,” says Rob Thomas, Vice President, AEG Live Pacific Northwest. “With guidance from previous Bumbershoot producers, we are taking the best from the past and pushing that vision into the future. The 45th year is going to be an amazing celebration.”
Initially established in 1971 as a city-run festival, Bumbershoo tinto one of the premier music events in the Pacific Northwest. Early this year, One Reel, and the City of Seattle, the former producers of the festival, announced that they were partnering with AEG Live to oversee the event. – Staff Writers