Seattle indie rock label Sub Pop is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year by throwing a festival called SPF30 which happens August 10-11 that includes a big all-day free show on 8/11 along Alki Beach in West Seattle, featuring Mudhoney, Beach House, Wolf Parade, Shabazz Palaces, Fastbacks, Loma, LVL UP, METZ, Moaning, and more. Plus: the cast of Bob's Burgers, and more.
The 2018 edition of Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival happens Labor Day Weekend (August 31 - September 2) at the Seattle Center. The lineup has just been announced and includes Fleet Foxes, SZA, J. Cole, Portugal. The Man, Phoenix T-Pain, Rhye, Kelela, Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Dr. Octagon, Moses Sumney, The Revolution, Cherry Glazerr, Nothing, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Maxo Kream, Let's Eat Grandma and more.