The 2011 lineup for Seattle’s Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, which takes place September 3-5th at the Seattle Center, has finally arrived. Topping the bill are legendary sensations Hall & Oates (w/ Fitz & the Tantrums, no less), rising hip-hop star Wiz Khalifa (w/ Macklemore & Ryan Lewis), folk staple Ray LaMontagne & the Pariah Dogs (w/ Vusi Mahlasela, and indie darlings Broken Social Scene (w/ The Lonely Forest).
Other confirmed acts include Butthole Surfers, Leon Russell, The Kills, Sharon Van Etten, Minus the Bear, Mavis Staples, Little Dragon, Anti-Flag, and Seattle’s own The Presidents of the United States of America. The Emerald City will also host a slew of indie staples like Warpaint, School of Seven Bells, PS I Love You, Astronautalis, Toro Y Moi, Das Racist , Vetiver, and YACHT.
But that’s not all. Decibel founder and organizer Sean Horton will curate the EMP Sky Church stage, which will feature a slew of acts, all working with high-end technology and multimedia via the venue’s state-of-the-art screen. Other late night shows, dubbed Bumbershoot After Dark, will take place at the EMP’s Exhibition Hall from 10 p.m. to five in the morning. More information, including lineups and ticketing, will surface June 15th.
Single day tickets ($35) and three-day passes ($75) are currently available for purchase here.