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The gleefully poppy (and a wee bit drunk) punk sounds of Seattle's TacocaT kicked off Bumbershoot with bubbles. (Sat)
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Don't Talk to the Cops! brought its unique brand of hip-hop (and some breakdancers) to the Fisher Green stage. (Sat)
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The 12-foot-tall NOW sculpture designed by Dylan Neuwirth welcomed Bumbershoot attendees to the fest's art exhibits. (Sat)
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Christopher Martin Hoff's paintings captured the energy of Seattle's streets. A collection of the late artist's work were on display in the exhibit Christopher Martin Hoff Remembered. Totem 4 (Butterfly), 2011 (Sat)
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Portland's LoveBomb Go-Go Marching Band entertain Bumbershoot patrons passing between stages. (Sat)
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Comedian Paul Scheer (The League) and his pals broke down the absurd film adaptation Super Mario Bros. in a live rendition of their "How Did This Get Made?" podcast. (Sat)
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Here's a sign that an artist is confident in his hit - Gotye went quiet and didn't have anyone sing Kimbra's verse of "Somebody That I Used to Know." He had all the ladies in the crowd sing it. That's swagger. (Sat)
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The Helio Sequence tested plenty of new songs from their upcoming Sub Pop release Negotiations. (Sat)
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Alternative rock forefather Jane's Addiction takes the KeyArena stage for its headlining set. (Sat)
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M. Ward shows off his expert guitar pickin' chops. (Sat)
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The dark rock of Seattle's Eighteen Individual Eyes seemed a bit out of place in the noontime sun, but it still sounded spot on. (Sun)
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Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings' high-energy show turned KeyArena into a retro soul-infused dance party. (Sun)
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Tony Bennett has still got it. The timeless crooner garnered partial standing ovations after almost every number. (Sun)
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Deep Sea Diver's Jessica Dobson skillfully handles both guitar and keyboard duties. (Sun)
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Maximum Velocity kicked off Monday's fest with modern dance in the Bagley Wright Theatre. Here, Markeith Wiley debuts a new male trio. (Mon)
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Festival-goers relax on the grass in front of the Sub Pop Stage. (Mon)
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Reignwolf howls as his new busker friend provides some lo-tech beats. (Mon)
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Poster artists showed off their wares at Flatstock. This gentlemen is digging through one of the ever-popular discounted "scratch and dent" piles. (Mon)
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Foreshadowing: Loads of empty space on the KeyArena floor before M83's set. (I took this picture because it seemed ridiculous that they weren't allowing patrons to fill the space. Considering fans plowed over security to fill the floor, I'd say I was right.) (Mon)
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M83 gets trippy on the main stage. (Mon)
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Practically private Passion Pit. The band played KEXP's indoor music lounge before hitting the Fisher Green Stage that night. (Mon)
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The vocal powerhouse known as LP wowed the crowd at the Mural Stage. I'd put her voice up against just about anybody's. (Mon)
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There's always some time to play in the Seattle Center's International Fountain. (Mon)
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Jeopardy champ Ken Jennings hosts his trivia night at the Words and Ideas stage. I scored 18 out of 30. The three finalists all scored 25 or more. (Mon)
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It's pretty amazing to see what a Skrillex concert looks like from his perspective. (Mon)
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