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KEXPort Live Video Stream

On Saturday, July 18, our friends at KEX Hostel in Reykjavik are throwing the 4th annual KEXPort, a one-day festival of great Icelandic music in collaboration with KEXP. From noon until midnight, 12 bands will perform in 12 hours, proving once again that Iceland is one of the most creative and musically diverse countries inRead more…

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Music That Matters: Quite a Feeling

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. 469 – Quite a Feeling Greg Vandy explores that summerRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 7/16-18

Out in the woods of Carnation, Washington, people are starting to file in for the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, which kicks off today, Thursday, July 16th, and runs through Saturday, July 18th. Beside the banks of the river, stages are set for an incredible line-up to rock the branches in Tolt-MacDondald Park. This year’s line-upRead more…

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Video Roundup: La Fête Nationale 2015

Canada had their day. Of course, America did. And now France celebrates their independence on Bastille Day, or “La Fête Nationale” as they call it. It was on this day in 1789 that the Parisian prison The Bastille was stormed, culminating in the French Revolution. France, and Paris in particular, has long served as anRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Erin O’Connor

Erin O’Connor is a renowned DJ from Seattle and has held residencies all over the Northwest for a good portion of 18 years, most recently and currently part of the beloved monthly Train Car House Party nights that take place at the Orient Express (every last Saturday). Her sharp ears, mixing prowess, and infectiously enthusiasticRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 13th: • KEXP Presents Eternal Summers, Nic Hessler at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 14th: • KEXP’s Wo’ Pop Presents Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley // All Ages (more info) • Graham Nash at Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Marriages, Branden Daniel & TheRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/13

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 13th: Last Call with Carson Daly: King Tuff (R) Conan: Death Cab for CutieRead more…

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Music That Matters: Multi-Love

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. 468 – Multi-Love Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters forRead more…

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Macefield 2015 Full Lineup Announced

Last night at Chop Suey, the full lineup for the third annual Macefield Music Festival was announced. The 2015 lineup is the best yet, featuring a deep roster of NW artists including Mark Lanegan, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Grace Love & the True Loves, Thunderpussy, Fox & the Law, OC Notes, Blood Drugs,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: West Seattle Summerfest 7/10-12

There have been so many excellent summer festivals, it’s been hard to keep up, but one line-up you shouldn’t miss is the one at the 33rd Annual West Seattle Summer Fest! From Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 12th, the West Seattle Junction will be bustling with entertainment, shopping, and fun for kids (giant Jenga,Read more…

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