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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 23rd • Robyn Hitchcock at Columbia City Theatre // 21+ (more info) • Veruca Salt (original line-up) at The Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Acapulco Lips, Cobalt Cranes, VISION, Killer Ghost at The Lo-Fi // 21+ (more info) • World Party, Gabriel Kelley at The Triple Door // All Ages (moreRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

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. 413 - Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more...

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Video Roundup: Summer Solstice

It doesn’t quite feel like it in Seattle — we’ve been alternating from jackets to tank tops, boots to sandals, all in the same day — but the Summer Solstice is this Saturday, June 21st! Due to the tilt of earth’s semi-axis on this day, it will be the longest period of daylight, perfect forRead more...

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Video Roundup: Take Your Dog To Work Day

Here at KEXP, every day is Take Your Dog To Work Day, but today, Friday, June 20th, it’s officially a day to have a furry office-mate! Started in 1999 by Pet Sitters International (PSI), Take Your Dog To Work Day was initiated to celebrate the great companions dogs make and encourage their adoptions from localRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Dance Your Cash Off 2014

Tonight at Washington Hall in the Central District, join KEXP DJs Riz and El Toro as they spin music for five hours straight in the Dance Your Cash Off 2014 challenge to help raise money for 826 Seattle! Hosted by Lindy West, the winners of this dance marathon will be chosen by celebrity judges ChristopherRead more...

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Live Video: Little Big Show #9 with Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes

Last month, Neptune Theatre hosted the latest in our ongoing series of benefit shows as KEXP, Starbucks and STG presented Little Big Show #9, with 100% of ticket sales going to local non-profit Hugo House. Headliners, and long-time KEXP favorites, Cloud Cult performed a typically uplifting set, as dynamic emotionally as musically. Following the releaseRead more...

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Announcing the 2014 Summer Meltdown Lineup

One thing’s for sure about the Pacific Northwest — we love our outdoor music festivals! And this morning, the line-up was announced for the 14th Annual Summer Meltdown Festival, held at the beautiful Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington, just 90 minutes northeast of Seattle. From August 7th through the 10th, campout by the riverRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Souls of Mischief, Nu Era, Kung Foo Grip 6/18/14

Every month, Red Bull Sound Select hosts a concert in eleven cities across the country (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Austin, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland), and for June, they’ve asked KEXP to curate the line-up! Here’s what we’ve come up with: Opening the show is Redmond rap duo Kung Foo Grip,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: A Drink for the Kids 6/18-6/21

Get drunk in tribute to those who aren’t old enough to do so! This week, our friends at the Vera Project kick off the 12th Annual A Drink for the Kids, a lost-weekend-long fundraiser for 21+ music lovers to support the beloved all-ages venue, just by drinking at their favorite bar.

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TV Eye: Week of 6/16

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 16th Late Show with David Letterman: Angel Olsen Conan: Ice Cube Jimmy Kimmel Live:Read more...

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