Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2016: Saturday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest.

08/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2016: Friday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest.

08/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party 2016 Photo Recap

From astronauts to Odesza: a chronological look back at the annual urban music festival.

07/25/2016 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

Capitol Hill Block Party 2016 Picks

Plan out your schedule for the 20th anniversary edition of the urban summer music fest.

07/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 27–July 3

KEXP Rocks the Dock, NAAM examines African American beauty through photography, and standout local songwriters convene at Chop Suey.

06/27/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Lisa Prank

Seattle's pop punk princess pours out her emotions on 'Adult Teen.'

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Festival Recap

Women Ruled Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016

How Sasquatch! set itself apart with a dominating cavalcade of female voices.

06/01/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Slideshow

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016 Photo Recap

Views from the Memorial Day weekend action at the Gorge.

05/31/2016 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff and Seth Sommerfeld

Slideshow

Behind the Scenes with the Artists of Sasquatch! Festival 2016

Get up close with portraits of this year's performers.

05/31/2016 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

The Must-See Acts of Sasquatch! Festival 2016

Make the most of Memorial Day weekend at the Gorge.

05/25/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Here In My Car

How to Survive Car Camping at Sasquatch! Festival

Allow a four-time veteran car camper to explain the keys to and benefits of this underutilized method for experiencing the music fest.

04/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week February 1–7

Watch a timely comedy classic, reflect on the history of slavery through art, and jam with Kris Orlowski.

02/01/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: October 5–11

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary, and Angel Olsen croons words that stab like knives.

10/05/2015 By Joanna Sappenfield Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

5 Problems That Bumbershoot Needs to Address

After AEG's first year in charge of Bumbershoot, there are a few glaring issues that need fixing.

09/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slide Show

Behind the Scenes with the Artists of Bumbershoot 2015

A look at the faces of the festival through portraiture.

09/08/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2015 Photo Recap

The musical highs and stormy lows of this year's Labor Day Weekend arts festival.

09/08/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Slideshow Recap

Singing, swinging, and escaping the rain: a chronological look back at last weekend's musical festivities.

07/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld Photography by Amber Zbitnoff

Festival Season

Father John Misty Headlines the Full Capitol Hill Block Party Lineup Reveal

The expanded bill also includes Girlpool, the Physics, and Ivan and Alyosha. Single-day tickets are now (finally) on sale.

06/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slideshow

Behind the Scenes with the Artists of Sasquatch! Festival 2015

We go traveled to the Gorge to capture portraits of this year's performers.

05/27/2015 Photography by Amber Zbitnoff

Summer Music Festivals

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2015 Photo Recap

Visually recounting four days of music, comedy, sunsets, and sunburns at the Gorge

05/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld Photography by Amber Zbitnoff