Author Archives: Susan Hood

KEXP Suggests: Fremont Fair and Solstice Music Festival June 19-21

The Fremont Fair stays fresh, even as it celebrates its 44th year — after last year’s successful launch of a separate paid admission main stage, Fremont Solstice Music Festival 2015 brings hip hop masterminds Deltron 3030 and legendary locals Presidents of the United States. Friday is a hip hop, hippie to the hippie with headlinersRead more…

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KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood Day 2015 in West Seattle this Friday!

The word on West Seattle is that once you live there, you will never move to another neighborhood in Seattle. Find out what all the fuss is about as KEXP celebrates Hood-to-Hood Day West Seattle! Join us this Friday, May 29, as we salute the beloved neighborhood, winners of last year’s Hood-to-Hood Challenge, with aRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Heaven Adores You at Northwest Film Forum 5/15-5/26

Elliott Smith fans, rejoice! KEXP presents the Seattle premiere of Nickolas Rossi’s Elliott Smith documentary, Heaven Adores You at Northwest Film Forum, Friday, May 15, with an extended run by popular demand through May 26. Heaven Adores You follows the beloved musician’s musical evolution, from punk rock to acoustic, and the trajectory of his career,Read more…

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Live Video: Lord Huron at The Triple Door

KEXP’s VIP Donors enjoyed a special show at The Triple Door when Lord Huron rode into town recently, on tour with their second album, the thematic Strange Trails. From the spirited “Fool for Love” to the more spiritual “The Night We Met,” the band delivered a tight show, evoking the West through layered sounds andRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPetty

It’s time to move on. KEXP is moving to a new home. There’s still a great deal of work to be done before it’s up and running, but the waiting doesn’t have to be the hardest part, thanks to KEXPetty, a benefit for KEXP’s new home campaign. On Tuesday, May 5th, you’ll get lucky withRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/15-5/17

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival — you had us at The Helio Sequence, hook, line, and sinker. The Helio Sequence always deliver an amazing show, and this one promises to be extra special, as it’s days before the Portland duo release a new record and hit the road for a national tour. New music abounds at the Fisherman’s VillageRead more…

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s the annual April Fool’s Day Video Round-up, a compilation of jokes and fools for your viewing and listening pleasure! You can prank me later. What will April Fool’s Day 2015 bring? Here’s hoping someone tries to top last year’s Flaming Lips release, “Sell Out,” or Björk’s 2009 announcement that she’d joined Led Zeppelin. IfRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Treefort Music Fest 2015 3/25-3/29

The name says it all with Boise’s Treefort Music Fest — think intimate clubhouse, and since this is the Northwest, think very big tree. The line-up is tremendous: not just national acts, such as Foxygen, TV on the Radio, Viet Cong, Rubblebucket, Trampled by Turtles, and hometown heroes Built to Spill, but emerging artists fromRead more…

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KEXP Presents: 2014 Yule Benefit at Neumos this Saturday!

It’s the most wonderful time of year… if “wonderful” actually means insanely busy. All the more reason to make some time for the music and attend KEXP’s 2014 Yule Benefit! It’s back and better than ever. This year features an amazing line-up of artists — Strand of Oaks, Cymbals Eat Guitars, S, and Cabana —Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine X at Neumos 2/13/2015

Attention shoppers: For a holiday gift that ticks the experiential and charitable boxes, pick up a Dancing on the Valentine X ticket for a friend or loved one – plus one for yourself, of course – and mark your calendars for Friday, February 13th at Neumos. Dancing on the Valentine celebrates its 10th year asRead more…

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