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Mavis Staples Joins Bumbershoot 2014; 100+ Short Films Announced

posted by Laura Baker-Finch on July 09, 2014

Marvis Staples via the artist

Seattle, Washington -- Due to the passing of the legendary Bobby Womack last week, Bumbershoot has booked Mavis Staples to perform in his stead. Though no one can fill his shoes, Staples is a welcomed addition to the August festival that will also feature Foster The People, Wu-Tange Clan, and J. Cole. 

Also new to lineup today are 100+ short films to be featured in the 1 Reel Film Festival during Bumbershoot. Curated by the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), featured shorts will range from SIFF award winners to Seattle love letters to films that'll make you dance. You can browse the full film lineup, which has been divided by categories such as Tales of Science Fiction, Ripped From The Headlines, Face The Music, Best of The Northwest, Love... In The Afternoon, and Down Under.  

Bumbershoot takes place at the Seattle Center August 30-September 1 and tickets are on sale now in 1-day, 3-day, and VIP varieties. Access to the film festival is included in all Bumbershoot passes but only Platinum Pass holders will have guaranteed access and line-skipping privileges (careful, these are selling fast).

After you buy your ticket, head to our Festival Guide to Bumbershoot 2014 for travel tips and Seattle recommendations. 

Full Lineup: Foster The People, J. Cole, Wu-Tang Clan, The Replacements, The Head and The Heart, Elvis Costello and The Imposters, Panic! At The Disco, Schoolboy Q, Capital Cities, Neon Trees, The Afghan Whigs, Los Lobos, Bootsy Collins, The Both, Walk The Moon, G-Eazy, The Dismemberment Plan, Real Estate, Nada Surf, Marvis Staples, Danny Brown, Poliça, Luscious Jackson, Pickwick, Kishi Bashi, Mac DeMarco, Red Fang, The Reverend Horton Heat, Aer, Twin Shadow, Big Freedia, Big Star's Third, IAMSU!, SZA, Yuna, Jonathan Richman, Gregoray Alan Isakov, The Lonely Forest, Gregory Porter, Valerie June, Bomba Estéro, Charlie Musselwhite, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Mission of Burma, Architecture in Helsinki, The Dream Syndicate, Schoolyard Heroes, Rose Windows, Mexican Institute of Sound, San Fermin, Dakhabrakha, Campfire OK, Sam Lachow, Shelby Earl, Negativland, Kins, Bad Things, Savant, Myon & Shane 54, Julianna Barwick, Youngblood Hawke, Ra Scion, Donnie & Joe Emerson, Polyrythmics, Hook N Sling, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Jacco Gardner, Illfightyou, Jarv Dee, La Luz, Current Swell, The 44's With Kirk Fletcher, Grayskul, Rangerine, Hobosexual, Hoba Hoba Spirit, Tomo Nakayama, Falls, Iska Dhaaf, Mctuff, Kore Ionz, Naomi Wachira, Jessica Pratt, Highlands, Hermigervill, Massy Ferguson, Evan Flory-Barnes + Infinity Upright!, Cataldo, Manatee Commune, Johnny Monsoon, Old Man Luedecke, Cumulus, Dude York, Modern Kin, Western Haunts, First Class, Smokey Brights, Golden Gardens, Dig-Dug, Hot Wired Rhythm Band, Kid Hops, Otieno Terry, Rion, Aaron Simpson, Gravity Lift, Bgeezy, Highdrops, Audioh, Power Up

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