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Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - Page updated at 11:54 a.m.

Rewind | Live updates from Bumbershoot!

By Genevieve Alvarez, Stephanie Clary, Lynn Jacobson, Andrew Matson, Jonathan Zwickel

Seattle Times staff

We sent live photos, reviews and videos from Bumbershoot all Labor Day weekend. Recap our coverage of the arts & music festival below, organized by artist and day.

Jump to a day: Saturday | Sunday | Monday

Festival photos

Live festival photos from our phones and Flickr account:

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Day One highlights: Roundup and reviews | Matson on Music

Grynch

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Grynch at #Bumbershoot: sentimental, unpretentious raps about short pants, little league, sandwiches and Ballard.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs

bumber02.JPGPhoto of Justin Davis, Star Anna & The Laugh Dogs guitarist and vocalist, by Alan Berner

Pearl Jam's Mike McCready onstage w Star Anna for "Wolves in Disguise," can't help ripping huge guitar solo. http://twitpic.com/2la67iless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Wheedle's Groove

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Wheedle's Groove documentary outtakes at siff cinema -- tantalizing bits of Seattle's history.less than a minute ago via txt

Mayor McGinn asking Wheedle's crowd to remember the 60s/70s for music and also civil rights at #Bumbershoot.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Wheedle's Groove is the feel-good-est feel-good music you'll hear all weekend. Here's Pat Wright and choir on "Little Love Affair."less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

The Maldives

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Photo by Jonathan Zwickel / The Seattle Times via Twitpic

Gotta be one of the biggest crowds @theMaldives have played to. They're killing "Blood on the Highway." #bshoot http://twitpic.com/2laslyless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Visqueen

This just in: Visqueen once opened for Corey Feldman at the OK Hotel. http://twitpic.com/2lb7pdless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell's looped-up echo/flange beatbox vocals + live drum programming = new-school soul at #Bumbershoot.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Justin Townes Earle: part Buddy Holly, part Willie Nelson. Jamie Lidell: part James Brown, part Skolnick from Revenge of the Nerds.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

last time I saw jamie lidell live, he was in a bathrobe. tonight he's in a hammock-looking blazer. always keeping it funky.less than a minute ago via Echofon

Neko Case

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Is that the sun setting? Or just Neko Case's flame-red hair at dusk?less than a minute ago via web

Balkan Beat Box

Balkan Beat Box, the ultimate bar mitzvah band. http://twitpic.com/2le00sless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan at #Bumbershoot: old grumbling/croaking man fronts crackin country rock band, pulls it off?less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

No photos during Bob Dylan's set, and he is facing the side of the stage, but place is packed w people who can say they've seen him live.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Disappointed no Dylan photo pit. At least I can say I heard him from very far away while staring at the back of stranger's heads.less than a minute ago via web

Day Two highlights: Photo gallery | Matson on Music notables

Horse Feathers

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Portland band Horse Feathers vocals, banjo and strings are sweet like pancake syrup. Crowd is hanging on Justin's every note.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Fresh Espresso

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bumber_02.JPGPhotos by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times

I like P Smoov's more somber production on these Fisher Green speakers. Punchy but mellow on "Right Here" and "Sunglasses." #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Fan review of Fresh Esp at #Bumbershoot: "Started out great, then lagged, then picked up again. I have all their albums." Dez only 1 tho...less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Georgia Anne Muldrow & Declaime

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Georgia and Declaime over Flying Lotus is anti-carbon copy rap-singing. #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

I didn't know Georgia could snap like that. I knew she could ramble-sing around a melody like that, tho. #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Comedy Loves Music!

nick thune @ #bumbershoot comedy stage south: like a family-friendly Mitch Hedberg w a guitar. string of unrelated surreal comedy bits.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

garfunkle & oates @ #bumbershoot: comedians are cutesy about being judgemental behind guitar & ukelele. best lines were in their crass rapless than a minute ago via Echofon

David O'Doherty gets big laughs in #bumbershoot comedy/music set. discusses overusing superlatives & sending texts to person text was aboutless than a minute ago via Echofon

Jay Electronica

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Jay Electronica just rapped about DMT, erotic asphyxiation, and the truth behind 9/11 w 100 people onstage and a 11-year-old guest rapper.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Jay Electronica is a great rapper. Candid, funny, so many unexpected turns of phrase, and every word intelligible. #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Bouncing Souls

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Hole

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About to see Hole at #bumbershoot. At the very least, Courtney can be proud her old babydoll, dark-lipstick style is present in the crowd.less than a minute ago via Echofon

Hole so far surprisingly non-trainwrecky. Still 40 minutes to go tho. http://twitpic.com/2lpk6gless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

C-Love doing an acoustic rendition of Pearl Jam's "Jeremy." Here's the bizarre awful we've been waiting for.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

The Physics

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The Physics' town rap w/uncheesy live band = EMP is a two-stepper's paradise. #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Weezer

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Totally unexpected, but Weezer is my fav #bumbershoot performance so far. Thanks to nostalgia and the serious crowd sing-a-long happening.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Rivers disappears from stage and ends up in the bleachers. Then sings MGMT and Lady Gaga covers. Bananas.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

I stand corrected re: Weezer. That was the most fun set of #Bumbershoot so far.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

I was transported back in time as Weezer played 'El Scorcho' and 'My name is Jonas' from the Mainstage. #bringhomethebaconless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Fatal Lucciauno

Day Three highlights: Bumbershoot continues to adapt | Matson on Music Notables | Photo gallery

The Clientele

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The Clientele sounding hypno/Anglo, slightly R&B but mostly drizzly Telecaster pop at #Bumbershoot.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Helladope

Lots of parents who brought their kids to helladope's show are nodding their heads to 'shine on.' Awesome. #bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Kings Go Forth

Kings Go Forth wicked disco-jazz slickness http://twitpic.com/2lyrsrless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

THEESatisfaction

THEESatisfaction at #Bumbershoot: space-rap resonates with mansion in Medina, bench in the park.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

THEESatisfaction at #Bumbershoot: "It's not that we don't trust the police / but we don't want to be dead next week."less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

The Moondoggies

Moondoggies in the rain. How Seattle is that?less than a minute ago via txt

"Burning out feels a lot like love / it keeps you struggling with the could'ves" -kevin murphy at #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

J. Cole

jcole3Click photo for gallery; photo by Genevieve Alvarez

J. Cole is a bit self deprecating in between songs but the ladies love him. They go coconuts when he takes his camo coat off. #bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Anvil

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Anvil + Monorail = two antiquated, very cool things made out of metal. http://twitpic.com/2m00iiless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Bomba Estereo

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Colombian electro-folk band Bomba Estereo covered 'Pump Up the Jam.' Incredible vocal energy from muchacha bonita Liliana Saumet.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Jenny & Johnny

New band Jenny & Johnny: sweet harmonies, wry lyrics warm up a cool evening at Mural Amphitheatre.less than a minute ago via txt

Drake

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Drake at #Bumbershoot: stadium-rap band w/keys and axe solos (behind the head), Seinfeld bass, arena drums. Crowd knows every word.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

That high-pitched wail you hear is the sound of a thousand tweenage girls screaming for Drake. #bumbershootless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Drake is kinda gross with the nonstop sex/money game, then the ultra-emo switch up. And crass like a kid. R&Bemo is a lie. #Bumbershootless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Angélique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo on Fisher Green stage at #Bumbershoot: Pure, percussive panache.less than a minute ago via txt

Glad I can catch Angelique Kidjo's joyful performance after Drake's somewhat-depressing set. Energetic note to leave #bumbershoot onless than a minute ago via Echofon

Surfer Blood

Surfer Blood, Space Needle. Glamorous indie rock music. http://twitpic.com/2m0infless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Surfer Blood is halfway to sounding like a real band right now. Something's lacking. And they're extremely awkward onstage.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

Laura Veirs

Take Laura Veirs back to school this fall. Brainy folk rock perfect for the dorm room.less than a minute ago via txt

The Thermals

Thank you Thermals for closing down #bumbershoot w proper NW chutzpah.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

It's late, it's cold, it's wet, but there are still thousands here watching the Thermals and the English Beat. Props to SEA and to Bshoot.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

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