Of all the very cool musicians playing Bumbershoot this year—the Breeders! Heart! The Zombies! Bob Mould!—I am most excited for Superchunk, the North Carolina–based, guitar-blasting rock band that has been making music that pings the sensitive parts of my heart for 25 years. Despite the band being old enough to rent a car, I’ve never seen them. (Not that I’ve had many chances—their last Seattle show was five years ago.) They’ll give some attention to their new record, I Hate Music, but the band also knows many fans have been in it for the long haul, so the set list is sure to touch on classics, too. (Seattle Center, Fountain Lawn Stage, bumbershoot.strangertickets.com, 7 pm, all ages)

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