Author Archives: KEXP

Photo Gallery: KEXP’s All In Rally at Seattle Center 7/10

Last week, on Thursday, July 10th, music lovers from all across town poured into Seattle Center to help us celebrate All In: The Rally for KEXP’s New Home. It was our first-ever event at the site of our future station, and we were humbled by the outpouring of love and support we received that evening.Read more...

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KEXP Presents: Pianos in the Parks 7/17-8/17

We love our city, and we love music, which is why KEXP is thrilled to be a sponsor of the Pianos in the Parks campaign in Seattle! From July 17th through August 18th, twenty wayward pianos will be placed in parks across Seattle. These pianos were previously languishing in landfills and recycling centers, and willRead more...

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Video Roundup: Bastille Day

Just recently, the USA celebrated our independence by blowin’ up fireworks, and now it’s France’s turn! It was on this day in 1789 that 80,000 disgruntled citizens stormed the Bastille, a Parisian prison, thus inciting the French Revolution. As a salute to our fellow defenders of human rights, KEXP shares a Francophile-friendly Video Playlist spotlightingRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 7/14

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, July 14th Late Show with David Letterman: Sturgill Simpson Last Call with Carson Daly: TheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 14th • KEXP’s Seek and Destroy & The Crocodile Present Wolves In The Throne Room, Nommo Ogo, Heiress at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, July 15th • Wye Oak, Pattern is Movement at Neumos // 21+ (more info)

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Music That Matters Podcast: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014

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. 416 - Capitol Hill Block Party 2014 KEXP’s Sean NelsonRead more...

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Under the Space Needle: Seattleites Share Stories of Seattle Center, Pt. 2

Since its construction in 1962 for the World’s Fair, Seattle Center has been the site for many memorable music moments. With music festivals like Bumbershoot and Folklife, and venues like Key Arena and the Vera Project, some amazing bands have traveled through this local landmark... and when KEXP moves into our new home there, we’reRead more...

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Under the Space Needle: Seattleites Share Stories of Seattle Center, Pt. 1

Since its construction in 1962 for the World’s Fair, Seattle Center has been the site for many memorable music moments. With music festivals like Bumbershoot and Folklife, and venues like Key Arena and the Vera Project, some amazing bands have traveled through this local landmark... and when KEXP moves into our new home there, we’reRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: West Seattle Summerfest 7/11-13

It’s hard to believe it’s already time for the 32nd Annual West Seattle Summerfest, but this weekend, Friday, July 11th through Sunday, July 13th, it’s time to cross the bridge for some neighborhood fun! This year’s line-up is better than ever, featuring KEXP’s favorites like The Helio Sequence, The Moondoggies, Country Lips, Vox Mod, andRead more...

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Let’s Help Lance Mercer Beat Lymphoma

KEXP is sad to report that legendary local photographer Lance Mercer has been diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s follicular lymphoma. Not only is he a fixture in the Seattle music scene, but he’s also father-in-law to KEXP DJ Troy Nelson.

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