Mere months after headlining Sasquatch!—arguably Washington’s hottest outdoor music festival—the Flaming Lips are back to headline Washington’s hottest fair. You are probably thinking: Gambling problem? But think again. Keep thinking until you realize that there is no better venue to catch these psychedelic, operatic rockers—whose shows often include fan-hugging furries, bubble machines, and trash bags stuffed with balloons—than among farm animals, sawdust, and trash bags stuffed with trash. As a bonus, you’re guaranteed to see some deeply confused grandmothers hand-knitting wheelbarrow cozies and enough brick-o-fries to construct a modest prison. (Puyallup Fair & Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave SW, Puyallup,, 7:30 pm, $20–$50 (includes fair entrance), all ages)

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