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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 27th: Ms. Lauryn Hill at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Alaric, Dead Spells, Same Sex Dictator, Anteinferno at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 28th: You Won’t, Bombadil, Jocelyn Mackenzie at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Cub Sport, Eastern Souvenirs, Mermaid In China at The Sunset // 21+Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/27

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 27th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: AlunaGeorge Last Call with Carson Daly: All Them Witches (R)Read more…

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Music That Matters: Midday Mix

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 518 – Midday Mix Cheryl Waters presents a mix ofRead more…

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Macefield Festival 2016 lineup

Macefielders, come out and play! That’s the rallying cry for the independent music and arts festival in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood each fall. Good news for those ready – the Macefield Music Festival, named for Edith Macefield, the fiercely-independent Ballard resident who refused to sell her home to developers, just announced their 2016 lineup, which featuringRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 20th: Holy Wave, Kingdom of The Holy Sun, Hihazel at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Toots and the Maytals, DJ Darek Mazzone at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 21st: Earshot Jazz Festival presents John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet at Poncho Hall // All Ages (more info) Yukon Blonde, The Zolas,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/20

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 20th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Garbage The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Baaba Maal, MumfordRead more…

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Come to Daddy: A KEXP Father’s Day Video Roundup

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: dads got it rough. Even back in 2012, DJ John Richards noticed “most songs about dads are written from the voices of estranged men lamenting about what their fathers did wrong.” (Cat’s in the Cradle, anyone? Ouch.) And that creepy Aphex Twin song isn’t exactly titledRead more…

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The Spirit of Juneteenth: A KEXP Video Roundup

This Sunday, June 19th, KEXP will observe Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — with day-long programming celebrating freedom, achievement, education, and building bridges. Starting at 9:00 AM PT with Preachin’ the Blues and ending at 2:00 AM PT with Jazz Theatre, we’ll spotlight artists whose work celebratesRead more…

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Music That Matters: Big Gay Podcast 2016

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 517 – Big Gay Podcast 2016 When LGBTQ musicians raiseRead more…

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Celebrate With Us at KEXP’s Father’s Day Dance Party

At KEXP, Father’s Day ain’t just for fathers – it’s for loving parents and children of all types to celebrate life and family in an open and caring environment. This Sunday, join us for KEXP’s annual Father’s Day Dance Party at our new home at Seattle Center, featuring fun, crafts, pizza dough tossing and, ofRead more…

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