Bumbershoot 2017: day-by-day highlights | The Seattle Times

With so many great bands performing at Bumbershoot it can be difficult to decide what to see. Here are some highlights, including Tacocat and Lorde.

Any seasoned Bumbershoot-goer knows how to dissect the schedule to plan their Labor Day weekend. If you haven’t scoured the festival’s schedule, we’ve put together some highlights for you.

Friday, Sept. 1

• 4:10 p.m. KEXP Stage: Seattle’s garage rocking Acapulco Lips is a great way to get the blood pumping early for a long weekend of music. As an added bonus, Dude York plays the same stage after the Acapulco Lips set.

• 7:40 p.m. Mural Amphitheatre: Northwest supergroup Filthy Friends, which includes Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, will be playing songs from their recently released first album.

• 9:35 p.m. Main Stage: The Friday night headliner Flume is sure to please the electronic music crowd.

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• 10 p.m. KeyArena: Looking for something out of the ordinary? Check out South African hip-hop group Die Antwoord, comprised of rappers Ninja and Yolandi Visser, and producer God. Yes, really.

Saturday, Sept. 2

• 5:30 p.m. KEXP Stage: Cataldo has been around the Seattle music scene for nearly a decade and is worth carving time out to see.

• 6 p.m. Monster Energy Stage at Fisher Green: Tacocat has been riding high since the release of “Lost Time” in 2016. Great chance to see a local band on the upswing.

• 7:35 p.m. Main Stage: Weezer is back after a show in Seattle earlier this year.

• 9:35 p.m. Main Stage: Hopefully Lorde has kicked the cold that left her doing an interpretive dance to her own songs at the VMAs.

Sunday, Sept. 3

• 4 p.m. KeyArena: Los Angeles via Vancouver, Wash., rapper Reo Cragun will get things warmed up for the final day of Bumbershoot.

• 6:40 p.m. KEXP Stage: Local psych-rockers Smokey Brights are a good antidote to a long weekend of festival…

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