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PHOTO OP: Jim Bennett captures three frenzied days of music at CHBP

Posted July 29th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT

Seattle photographer Jim Bennett attended all three days of the 2013 Capitol Hill Block Party, capturing nearly 300 photos of the musicians and crowds at the annual music festival in the heart of the Capitol Hill club district near the intersection of East Pike Street and 12th Avenue. View a selection of his photos below.

Crowds jam Pike Street on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Crowds jam Pike Street on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

The festival Friday through Sunday, July 26-28, boasted more than 100 acts from all genres, performing on six stages in a tightly packed urban neighborhood on what is always one of Seattle’s sunniest summer weekends.

Read a blow-by-blow account of Day Three of the festival in the Seattle Times.

And read more about Bennett’s photography at his official website here.

Rapper Danny Brown at the main stage on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Rapper Danny Brown at the main stage on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

STRFKR at the main stage on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

STRFKR at the main stage on Friday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Killer Mike + El-P on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Killer Mike + El-P on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Festivalgoers dance in the street on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Festivalgoers dance in the street on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Big Freedia on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Big Freedia on Saturday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips on Sunday (photo: Jim Bennett)

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips on Sunday (photo: Jim Bennett)

The Flaming Lips on Sunday (photo: Jim Bennett)

The Flaming Lips on Sunday (photo: Jim Bennett)


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