Seattle’s 2023 music festival season is getting kicked off this May by Belltown Bloom. This two-day music festival in the heart of Seattle is a low-effort way to enjoy a wide range of live performances—no camping required. Belltown Bloom 2023 takes place on May 5 and 6—and tickets are on sale now. The lineup for 2023 includes headliners L7, Pussy Riot, and Mannequin Pussy.
Read on for all the details!
This will be the third year of Belltown Bloom. This Seattle music festival was started by Valerie and Veronica Topacio, sisters and bandmates in Seattle-based band La Fonda. A large part of Belltown Bloom’s mission is to highlight women-led musical acts. It is presented with The Stranger, The Crocodile, and KEXP.
There will be around 30 performers playing across three stages for two days this May. The music festival is hosted by The Crocodile, a live music venue and bar located in Seattle’s downtown neighborhood of Belltown.
Below is the full 2023 lineup:
L7 – Pussy Riot – Mannequin Pussy – Zella Day – Thunderpussy – Skating Polly – Pearl & The Oyster – Thelma & The Sleaze – Vicky Farewell – Foamboy – La Fonda – Byland – Race to the Light – Kylie Rowland – Nada Rose – Vanilla Abstract – Flesh Produce – Samara Lennoxx – Zookraught – Terra Nobody – Thavron – Mt Fog – Medejin – Coral Grief – Prismia – Rub – Day Soul Exquisite – Cherry Ferrari – Jaiden Grayson
If you’re curious about any of the above musical artists, you can check out the Belltown Bloom Spotify playlist!
Note that this music festival is for ages 21 and up only.
When: Friday, May 5 through Saturday, May 6, 2023 (doors open at 4:00)
Where: The Crocodile in Belltown (2505 1st Ave)