Sunday, January 25, 2015

This Holiday Weekend

  • Under the Umbrella: Bumbershoot

    Seattle's biggest music festival of the year is upon us, and Seattle Center will be packed to the gills.

    Encore, encore: The acts you need to see include Kendrick Lamar, Baroness, and a revitalized Death Cab for Cutie.

    Sat-Mon 11a-midnight. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St, Queen Anne (206-684-7200). $56-140 here

    Nearby: Lola; Black Bottle; The 5 Point Cafe

  • Eat From the Heart: Blues for Food Fest

    Magnuson Park opens up for a one-day event featuring hot licks, cool drinks, and fresh-baked pies.

    Pretty pickers: The event is a benefit for the Giving Garden Network, a nonprofit that gives community-grown food to the needy.

    Sat Noon-9p. Magnuson Park Auditorium, 7400 Sand Point Way, Sand Point. $20 here

    Nearby: Pair; Frank's Oyster House; Sand Point Grill

  • Bad Mileage: Demolition Derby

    Evergreen Speedway hosts an evening of automotive apocalypse, featuring brutal crashes, fireworks, and drag racing.

    Pull over: A can't-miss stunt show by "Mr. Dizzy" closes out the show, star of the upcoming American Daredevils series.

    Sun 6p. Evergreen Speedway, 14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe (360-805-6100). $16.

    Nearby: Shake & Go; Benjarong; Taco Dany

  • Party's Over: Final Summer Bash of the Year

    Sure, the nice weather will last for a few more weeks, but summer is officially done. Send it off in style.

    Spin out: Mega-popular South Korean DJ Yup headlines, with MC Crazy T holding down the mic. Check their recent collab, "A-Bomb."

    Sun 9p. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St, Capitol Hill (206-341-0112). $5 here.

    Nearby: The Old Sage; Canon; Capitol Cider 

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