After launching a reunion tour with his beloved, electronic project The Postal Service, Gibbard is set to return to his original band, Death Cab for Cutie, for a headlining performance at the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival in the band’s hometown of Seattle.
What’s more, the band will be performing perhaps their most well-known album, 2003’s Transatlanticism in full as part of their set.
Other booked acts include Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Bob Mould, Crystal Castles, Alt-J, The Breeders, Deerhunter, Bassnectar, Gary Numan, Tegan & Sara, Matt & Kim, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, The Zombies, The Joy Formidable, Superchunk, The Men, Joey Bada$$, !!!, Washed Out, Icona Pop, Diamond Rings, Charli XCX, FIDLAR, Justin Townes Earle, Ra Ra Riot, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, Romona Falls, Baroness and Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires,.
The festival runs from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. Visit the Bumbershoot website for a complete list of performers.