Still no headliners quite yet, but Bumbershoot has taken one giant step in finalizing its ’09 bill. Tonight, the Seattle based music festival announced the names of 61 more acts scheduled to descend on the Emerald City between September 5th and 7th, including Jason Mraz, Kasabian, Audrye Sessions, The Knux, Akron/Family, Vivian Girls, Wale, Elvis Perkins, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Maximo Park, and Elvis Perkins in Dearland. A few comedians, like Todd Barry, David Cross, and Doug Benson, also make up the batch of names.
All in all, the list of names announced for Bumbershoot 2009 looks like this:
3 Inches of Blood, Adrian Xavier, Akimbo, Akron/Family, The All-American Rejects, Anomie Belle, Audrye Sessions, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Black Whales, Brett Dennen, Carrie Rodriguez, The Cave Singers, Central Services Board of Education, Champagne Champagne, Common Market, Cordero, D.Black, Dave Alvin and The Guilty Women, De La Soul, Dead Confederate, Delhi 2 Dublin, Dept. of Energy, The Devil Makes Three, The Dusty 45s, Dyme Def, Dyno Jamz, Eleni Mandell, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Eric Hutchinson, Eugene Mirman, Everest, Extra Golden, Forgive Durden, Franz Ferdinand, Gang Gang Dance, Grand Hallway, Handful of Luvin, Head Like a Kite, Hey Marseilles, Holy Fuck, The Honey Brothers, Hotels, Iglu & Hartly, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Janelle Monae, Jason Mraz, Kasabian, Katy Perry, Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground, Keller Williams, Kim Field & The Mighty Titans of Tone, The Kindness Kind, The Knux, Kore Ionz, Kristen Ward, Lenka, The Lonely Forest, The Long Winters, Low vs Diamond, Macklemore, Mark Taylor Quartet, Massy Ferguson, Matt & Kim, Maximo Park, Mayer Hawthorne & The County, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Michael Shrieves Spellbinder, The Minus 5, Mirah, Modest Mouse, MSTRKRFT, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Natalie Portmans Shaved Head, The New Mastersounds, No Age, The Not-Its!, Olympic Sound Collective, Oren Lavie, Os Mutantes, OTEP, Parenthetical Girls, Past Lives, Paul Oscher Alone with the Blues, Point Juncture, WA, Raphael Saadiq, Recess Monkey, Romance, Roy Ayers, Say Hi, Sera Cahoone, Sheryl Crow, Sleepy Eyes of Death, Sly & Robbie & the Taxi Gang, Spaceman, DJ Spooky, Steve Griggs Quintet, Swollen Members, Telekinesis, Todd Snider, Truckasauras, U.S.E, UH HUH HER, Vieux Farka Touré, Visqueen, Vivian Girls, Wale (w/ UCB), Wallpaper, We Are Golden, The Whore Moans Present: The Black Atom!, World Party
Head to bumbershoot.com for the both day-by-day lineup and tickets, the latter of which is available in multiple varieties, including super cheap – like $25.00 super cheap – single day tickets.
Now, where’s Pearl Jam?