Author Archives: James Truitt, KEXP

Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Common Market

photos by Dan Muller intro by James Truitt with Christy Thacker The last decade has seen Seattle rise as a Hip Hop hotbed, and a large part of that movement’s success is due to the talents and hard work of DJ Sabzi and MC RA Scion, who together form Common Market. Since coming together inRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural Series: The Dodos and Army Navy tonight!

KEXP and Seattle Center’s summer Concerts at the Mural series is in full swing, with two more Friday evenings of free, all-ages performances left to go.  Tonight’s event features The Dodos and their frenetic folk anthems, along with the  joyriding rock ‘n’ roll of LA-based Army Navy.  It’s hardly been a year since The DodosRead more…

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Concerts At The Mural: The 7th Annual KEXP BBQ this Saturday!

As you may have heard, KEXP has combined forces with the Seattle Center this summer to present the 2009 Concerts at the Mural series.  Things got off to a grand start at last Friday’s opener, with some memorable performances from the mighty Blitzen Trapper and native sons Throw Me The Statue.  The free and all-agesRead more…

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KEXP & Seattle Center Present: Concerts At The Mural Series

Need a little spice in your Friday evenings? Ticketmaster service fees got you down? Well, my friend, KEXP has got just the prescription for you. Starting this weekend, KEXP is teaming up with the good people behind Seattle Center to present a weekly series of free, all-ages concerts on the lawn of the Mural Amphitheater.Read more…

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Preview: PDX Pop Now! Festival 2009 July 24-26th

If you’re a KEXP listener residing in Portland, or you find yourself less Block Party-inclined this weekend, don’t miss the sixth annual PDX Pop Now! Festival going down Friday through Sunday at The Rotture. The three-day event is a celebratory showcase of Stumptown’s vibrant and DIY-spirited music scene, with over 40 Portland-area bands playing hour-long,Read more…

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