Michael Harthorne
Local band Natalie Portman's Shaved Head rains down confetti on the Bumbershoot crowd's head during the first day of the festival. CLICK IMAGE FOR MORE PHOTOS.

SLIDESHOW: Bumbershoot Day 1

The 2009 Bumbershoot arts and music festival kicked off Saturday, Sept. 5 to spots of rain and sun, but the crowds didn't seem to mind.

Thirteen stages hosted musicians, comedians and artists throughout the day. There was also entertainment featured on the International Fountain Lawn and 1 Reel Film Festival.

Saturday's events culminated with performances by Sheryl Crow and De La Soul.

The festival continues today Sunday, Sept. 6 and Labor Day Monday, Sept. 7.

Slideshow Featuring:

Olympic Sound Collective

Kristen Ward


Natalie Portman's Shaved Head

Massy Ferguson

Mayer Hawthorne and the County

Os Mutantes

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