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The art show and performance tonight are free, so being broke is not an excuse to stay in.
It's a hard night of choice in Seattle, with Awesome! at ACT, Husbands Love Your Wives at Easy Street, and The Dirtbombs (!!) at Chop Suey...
Bumbershoot is a musical extravaganza, spanning the three-day Labor Day weekend with more bands, arts, and elephant ears than anyone can possibly capture. We had a posse of imaginary writers (ChrisB, Chris Estey, imaginary elle, imaginary dana, and Cory), and photographers (Chona, Kyle, Nathan, and Andrew) all over Seattle Center, trying to capture the frenzy and mayhem of Bumbershoot 2008. Below you can see and read about our adventures during the first day, which kicked off with local electronic duo Beehive and ended with superstar Beck, and covered over 20 other bands in-between.
Kaz has seen the comments and said he only read the negative ones because they make him smile.
I'd hate for one review to rob their wide readership of the chance to listen a little more closely. And see for themselves that Pitchfork, in their infinite wisdom, missed the point.
There is plenty of Friday and Saturday afternoon to catch the route 60, 131, 134, or 170 to catch this little festival with a big Northwest line-up.
For the keyword curious, here's the full top 50 ways folks found TIG in Google last month.