Category Archives: Capitol Hill Block Party

Capitol Hill Block Party: Friday, Part 1 – Spoon, Matt & Kim, ODESZA, A$AP Ferg, and more

Every summer, the crowds pack into Pike street between Broadway and 12th to throw a party unlike any other. Capitol Hill Block Party is a tried and true block party, rocking the streets until 12:30 in the morning, showering them with confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s time again for what has become a Seattle Summer tradition: Capitol Hill Block Party! It’s really a one of a kindRead more…

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Video Roundup: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014, Part One

It’s almost time to shut down the streets of the neighborhood for an amazing weekend of music: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014! This year’s line-up features a great range of artists, both local and visiting, many who’ve stopped by the KEXP studios before! In fact, the list is so long, we’ve split it up intoRead more…

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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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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Full Line-Up Announcement

Earlier this month, we shared the initial line-up for the 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party, and today we bring you the whole darn thing, as announced by festival owner Jason Lajeunesse on The Morning Show on KEXP. From July 25th through 27th, Block Party presents this stellar line-up in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood: A$AP RockyRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Initial Lineup Announced!

Every summer, the streets of Capitol Hill fill with thousands of fans screaming for their favorite bands. The Seattle neighborhood is wild enough, but when the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over in late July (25th-27th), it’s a heck of a good time. Today, the celebrated local festival offers the first glimpse of the 2014Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Victory Lap

This year’s Capitol Hill Block Party celebration was pretty frickin incredible, so for one last hurrah, here’s a collection of some of our favorite shots you haven’t seen yet, taken by our great team of photographers: Dave Lichterman, Matthew Thompson, and Brittany Brassell. See you next year!

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Capitol Hill Block Party Day 3: Ubu Roi, Odesza, Black Marble, Cults, and Jarv Dee!

Sunday at festivals is always entertaining – there are those festival goers who haven’t slept the whole time, there are those who just came for the “chill day,” and there are those who are so exhausted they no longer care about anything (“Who are the Flaming Lips?” I overheard). And of course, there are thoseRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday w/ La Luz, YourYoungBody, Big Freedia, and Onuinu!

After wrapping up Saturday brunch Capitol Hill was again swarmed for the Capitol Hill Block Party. Luckily, the line-up was jam packed with great music. Taking full advantage of the easy-going mid-afternoon crowds that make early time slots so enjoyable for fans, we were able to get right in front for La Luz, whose crooningRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday

Day 2 of Capitol Hill Block Party 2013 was flurry from beginning to end. Pike street was flooded like never before with ridiculous numbers pushing this way and that to every stage. Capitol Hill Block Party gives great exposure to small bands that deserve a bigger setup, and today’s action was no exception. It wasRead more…

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