Good as Hell

Didn't Catch Lizzo at Block Party? She's Playing Bumbershoot Too.

The festival just announced the rapper is one of its major acts.

07/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Festival Season

15 Artists to See at Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Besides Lizzo. Because you already know about Lizzo.

07/17/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This July

Eddie Izzard continues his polyglot globe trot, Priests bring the other Washington's punk, and Joan Didion's memoir is a one-woman show.

06/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book it to the Block

RL Grime, Phantogram, and Lizzo Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Dig out your fanny pack and sunglasses: The lineup for the 23rd annual Block Party just dropped. And it's rad.

02/27/2019 By Aly Brady

Block Party People

Capitol Hill Block Party Photo Recap 2018

Sun, music, beach balls, Otter Pops.

07/24/2018 Photography by Seattle Met Staff

Festival Season

15 Artists to Catch at Capitol Hill Block Party

Besides the headliners.

07/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Into the Misty

Father John Misty’s Biting Relationship with Seattle Folk

Since he left the Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman has skewered and furthered the folk scene that shaped him.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Fiendish Conversation

Parisalexa Talks About Her New Mixtape and Seattle Soul Music

The 19-year-old R&B singer-songwriter is at the start of a whirlwind summer.

06/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Party People

Father John Misty to Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

The partial lineup announcement for the 22nd annual Block Party also includes Dillon Francis, Brockhampton, Dude York and many more.

03/06/2018 By Darren Davis

Summer Festivals

Scenes from Capitol Hill Block Party 2017

With another CHBP in the books, here's a brief look back on the big weekend.

07/25/2017 By Darren Davis Photography by Paige Smith

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party Announces Full 2017 Lineup

You already know about Run the Jewels, Diplo, and Angel Olsen. Now check out the other 60-plus acts rounding out the fest.

06/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Summer Festivals

Run the Jewels, Diplo, and Lord Huron Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2017

The urban summer music festival's lineup also features Angel Olsen, Thundercat, Wolf Parade, and Perfume Genius.

03/07/2017 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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Car Seat Headrest

The Seattle band behind one of the most acclaimed indie rock records of 2016 gets set for Capitol Hill Block Party.

07/19/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Odesza and Chvrches Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2016

The festival also celebrates its 20th anniversary with Crystal Castles, MØ, Thundercat, and the Joy Formidable.

02/16/2016 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

Summer Music Fest

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Itinerary

We plan out your CHBP weekend for you.

07/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Features TV on the Radio, Ratatat, and the Kills

Built to Spill, the Julie Ruin, Wye Oak, and Jamie XX also highlight the urban summer festival.

03/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Capitol Hill Block Party 2014 Slide Show Recap

We chronologically capture three days of the hip summer music festival in 30 photos

07/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld and Jenni Moore