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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more…

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Live Video: Damien Jurado

Perennial Seattle favorite Damien Jurado is bringing his folksy indie rock to the Emerald City one last time. This Saturday at the Crocodile will mark his last show with his band for quite some time, and it’s not a farewell to miss. To prepare yourself for the show, KEXP brings you a one-of-a-kind live in-studioRead more…

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Coming Soon: Record Store Day 2011

If you’re a fan of music, then you’ve heard of Record Store Day, the annual sale that celebrates independent record stores by offering markdowns of most prices, and exclusive or rare vinyl. Time to mark your calendars, because this year’s Record Store Day is slated for Saturday, April 16th, and the event’s UK website hasRead more…

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Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Bonnaroo 2011 has been released! This year, the Tennessee festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with the likes of Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, My Morning Jacket, The Strokes, The Decemberists, Bassnectar, Iron & Wine, Girl Talk, Florence & the Machine, Explosions in the Sky, Gogol Bordello, Beirut, Scissor Sisters, Ratatat, Robyn, Deerhunter,Read more…

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Live Preview + Interview: Robyn

2010 has been a fantastic year for pop music, but if any pop singer/songwriter has had a breakthrough year, it’s Robyn. Beginning her career in the pop music industry when she was sixteen, Robyn originally found mainstream U.S. success with the release of her debut album Robyn Is Here in 1997. However, it wasn’t untilRead more…

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KEXP’s Holiday Show Recommend List

Beat the winter shlump with some awesome local shows happening through out the jolly month of December! Forget about hibernating because you can’t afford to miss these mouth-watering bands like The Cave Singers, The Dandy Warhols, Passion Pit, The Maldives and Minus the Bear. And with tickets ranging in price from $6 to $33, youRead more…

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Concerts At The Mural: The 7th Annual KEXP BBQ this Saturday!

As you may have heard, KEXP has combined forces with the Seattle Center this summer to present the 2009 Concerts at the Mural series.  Things got off to a grand start at last Friday’s opener, with some memorable performances from the mighty Blitzen Trapper and native sons Throw Me The Statue.  The free and all-agesRead more…

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KEXP & Seattle Center Present: Concerts At The Mural Series

Need a little spice in your Friday evenings? Ticketmaster service fees got you down? Well, my friend, KEXP has got just the prescription for you. Starting this weekend, KEXP is teaming up with the good people behind Seattle Center to present a weekly series of free, all-ages concerts on the lawn of the Mural Amphitheater.Read more…

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Preview: PDX Pop Now! Festival 2009 July 24-26th

If you’re a KEXP listener residing in Portland, or you find yourself less Block Party-inclined this weekend, don’t miss the sixth annual PDX Pop Now! Festival going down Friday through Sunday at The Rotture. The three-day event is a celebratory showcase of Stumptown’s vibrant and DIY-spirited music scene, with over 40 Portland-area bands playing hour-long,Read more…

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Upcoming on Audioasis: Weekend & Jason Dodson live @ the Sunset

This week we’re back at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard with Hannah Levin and DJ Rachel, delivering you live sets from Weekend and Jason Dodson. Each month for the Audioasis live broadcast, one local charity is chosen as the event’s beneficiary. This month, that charity is Real Change, a newspaper that offers opportunity and aRead more…

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