Author Archives: Dusty Henry

KEXP Suggests: VuHaus Celebrate LOCAL with Hey Marseilles at West Elm 6/15

Are you a fan of breezy, lush symphonic indie rock? What about high-end modern furniture? Then boy do we have a show for you! In conjunction with VuHaus, a non-profit digital video service, West Elm in Westlake will host a FREE performance by Hey Marseilles on June 15 at 7PM. It’s a great chance to see the band inRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Georgetown Carnival 2017 on Saturday

The annual Georgetown Carnival returns to its namesake neighborhood on June 10 and it’s bringing along some Seattle staples. The free event boasts a lineup topped by grunge legends Mudhoney and influential Olympia punks Young Pioneers, as well as sets from the likes of Tom Price Desert Classic, Thee Sgt. Major III, Gibraltar, Selector Dub Narcotic, andRead more…

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Song of the Day: Great Grandpa – Teen Challenge

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription.  This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear.  Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Teen Challenge” by SeattleRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: ACLU and Planned Parenthood Benefit with Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists and Sera Cahoone at Paramount Theater 6/9/17

There’s been no shortage of benefit concerts popping up the last six months, specifically for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. With every stress-inducing news alert we get on our phones, there’s no reason to believe this trend will be slowing down. Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists will do their part towardRead more…

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West Seattle Summer Fest 2017: Lineup Announced

The annual West Seattle Summer Fest will return to The Junction on July 14-16. Today they’ve announced their full line-up for the free festival, stacked with local acts from Brent Amaker and the Rodeo to Thunderpussy and Porter Ray. Check out the full line-up below. Brent Amaker and the Rodeo | Thunderpussy | Porter Ray |Read more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Shucks

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during FolkLife, this Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center. Not familiar with Shucks? Maybe you know them as Potion. Haven’t heard of Potion? Maybe you’ve heard of Camp. TheRead more…

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Live Review: Fleet Foxes with Chris Cohen at Showbox at the Market 5/19/17

“Welcome to the show (We Missed You)”, the projector screen read before Fleet Foxes made their homecoming on a warm May evening. From the chatter and mingling happening in the crowd ahead of the set, it was clear that the feeling was mutual. It’d been five years since the Seattle group played their final showsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Chastity Belt – Different Now

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Different Now” by Chastity Belt, fromRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sundae Crush

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during FolkLife, this Memorial Day weekend at the Seattle Center. Sundae Crush sound exactly like what their name implies: the feelings of eating ice cream sundaes and the unrequited loveRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features the vibrant soul of Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, performing in the KEXP Gathering Space at FolkLife on May 26 at 3 p.m. It’s hard not to start moving once Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio hit the stage. Their blendRead more…

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