Category Archives: Concert Previews

Concert Preview: Mew at Neumos 9/30

by Ann Lancaster Spring of 2007. I’d been an avid KEXP listener for the two years I’d lived in Seattle, and was just starting to figure out which DJs had taste that aligned best with mine. One night I happened upon DJ Shannon’s show and heard “The Zookeeper’s Boy” by an obscure Danish band calledRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Rifflandia Festival September 11-14

September slays us – the kids are back in school, the visitors have gone, and the weather is glorious. For now. Celebrate September in the Northwest at Rifflandia, the four-day multi-venue music festival in the picturesque town of Victoria, BC, this weekend, September 11-14. It should come as no surprise that Rifflandia 2014 features a stellarRead more…

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KEXP suggests: Treefort Music Fest March 21-24

If you don’t have any plans for this weekend, March 21st – 24th, (or even if you do) I highly recommend you hightail it to Idaho. Opening tomorrow in Boise Treefort Music Festival kicks off with quite the impressive lineup. The festival was started just last year with an impressive 137 bands, this year thatRead more…

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KEXP’s Community Partnership & Benefit Show: Amara

This month, KEXP’s Community Partnership Initiative, is proud to spotlight Amara, a local nonprofit that prepares and supports loving, adoptive families for children in foster care. For 90 years, Amara has been providing services to families and children, pioneering programs to meet the changing needs of our community’s children, youth and families. Because every childRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: STRFKR w/ Blackbird Blackbird @ Neptune 2/26/2013

This Tuesday, Portland synth pop band STRFKR kick off their tour in support of new record Miracle Mile at the Neptune with San Francisco electronic shoegaze artist Blackbird Blackbird. The bill is solid. STRFKR are back stronger than ever on Miracle Mile building off of the perfected pop textures we saw on Reptilians and progressingRead more…

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KEXP suggests: City Arts Fest 2012, October 17-20

In three years, Seattle has watched City Arts Festival grow with a tenacity that few festivals have held. Each year, the arts spread across the city for one massive celebration of what Seattle has to offer (plus some additions from elsewhere). This year, the lineup for City Arts Festival looks stronger than ever, and forRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Hot Chip with YACHT @ Paramount Theatre 9/14

This Friday, two heroes of the dance punk rite will be putting on quite a party at Paramount Theatre, and you are crazy if you don’t want to be there. Don’t believe us? Read on.

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Concert Preview: Divine Fits @ The Crocodile 8/30

This Thursday night, you have a wonderful opportunity set before you. Divine Fits, the supergroup brainchild of Spoon’s Britt Daniel and Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner, and Sam Brown of New Turk Bombs, are playing a show at the Crocodile. THE CROCODILE! You get to see these heroes of the indie rock scene jam out togetherRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural: Final Show Tonight, featuring Reptar, Fresh Espresso & BOAT

Join us tonight for the final installment of the 2012 Concerts at the Mural series, presented by Seattle Center and KEXP, featuring BOAT, Reptar, and Fresh Espresso. Headlining tonight’s show is Seattle’s own Fresh Espresso. A collaboration between Mad Rad’s P Smoov and local MC Rik Rude, Fresh Espresso combines quick, clean rhymes and unbelievablyRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural Preview: Wayfinders, Absolute Monarchs, & Love Battery tonight!

Join us tonight for the third free show in the 2012 Concert at the Mural series, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center, featuring three local groups known for their distinctly familiar sounds.

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