Category Archives: Capitol Hill Block Party

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 1: Jamie xx, Deafheaven, Shabazz Palaces, Broods, and BADBADNOTGOOD

Pike is out between Broadway and 12th, the whole block is in a frenzy, and the noise level has almost reached normal weekend levels – it must be time for Capitol Hill Block Party 2015! The layout has adjusted slightly – both Big Mario’s Pizza and Vita Coffee sit outside the grounds, making it harderRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 1: Built To Spill, Thunderpussy

Historically, Capitol Hill Block Party hasn’t booked that many legacy acts, but when they do, they don’t screw around. The Flaming Lips’ triumphant ’13 set, Neko Case’s quiet hurricane of a performance in 2012, and now Built To Spill’s ’15 set will surely go down in those ranks. Built To Spill’s level of consistency overRead more…

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Song of the Day: Ivan & Alyosha – Bury Me Deep

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’ll be featuring songs by local artists playing the 2015 Capitol Hill BlockRead more…

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Song of the Day: Snuff Redux – Disintegrate the Days

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring local artists performing during the 2015 Capitol Hill Block Party.Read more…

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Song of the Day: The Flavr Blue – Feathers

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’ll be featuring songs by local artists playing the 2015 Capitol Hill BlockRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Final Lineup Announce

Just when you thought this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party couldn’t get any better, today they added over 40 more bands to the line-up, including everyone’s Sasquatch fave, Father John Misty. Get ready for fun the weekend of July 24th through July 26th at the corners of Broadway and 12th Ave and E Pine StRead more…

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Song of the Day: Father John Misty – Chateau Lobby #4 (In C for Two Virgins)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’ll be featuring songs by local artists playing the 2015 Capitol Hill BlockRead more…

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Song of the Day: Shabazz Palaces – Forerunner Foray

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we’ll be featuring songs by local artists playing the 2015 Capitol Hill BlockRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Initial Lineup Announced!

Summer just got hotter, as the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced the first wave of bands playing their annual festival, scheduled for July 24th through July 26th in Seattle. The sidewalks are gonna sizzle with headliners like TV on the Radio, The Kills, RATATAT, Toro Y Moi, Built to Spill, and more! 2015 PARTIALRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Sunday Part 2 – A$AP Rocky, RAC, Angel Olsen 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 in confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more…

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