Category Archives: KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: Pianos in the Parks 7/17-8/17

We love our city, and we love music, which is why KEXP is thrilled to be a sponsor of the Pianos in the Parks campaign in Seattle! From July 17th through August 18th, twenty wayward pianos will be placed in parks across Seattle. These pianos were previously languishing in landfills and recycling centers, and willRead more...

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KEXP Presents: The Art of Music, Series I: POTW (a Poster of the Week exhibit)

A walk down the streets of Capitol Hill can be like a walk through a gallery: taped, glued, or plastered to phone poles and sides of buildings are beautifully-designed posters advertising upcoming shows. Aaron Huffman, art director for The Stranger, notices these posters, and for the past eight years, he’s been spotlighting his highlights forRead more...

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KEXP & Seattle Center Presents: 2014 Concerts at the Mural

Some people say summer doesn’t begin in Seattle until after the Fourth of July, but we know summer officially begins when we announce our Concerts at the Mural line-up! Once again, we’re teaming up with the Seattle Center to bring you amazing FREE concerts all month long in August. Join us every Friday evening atRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 7/5

For quite a while now, I’ve been booking the KEXP Community Partnership Benefit Shows, but not once has one of the benefits fallen on my birthday. Well, this year I’m lucky enough to have this dream come true. So this Saturday, July 5th, I’m inviting you to come out and celebrate 36 years of myRead more...

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KEXP Presents: 2014 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party

UPDATED: And we’re SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets! There may be some tickets available at the door on the day of the event. Thank you again! You better act with cat-like reflexes to make sure you’ve got your tickets for the always-popular KEXP 2014 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party, happening this Sunday,Read more...

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 6/7

Get ready for the trippiest Audioasis Benefit show yet: this Saturday, June 7th, KEXP’s Community Partnerships Initiative presents local psych-sensations Low Hums, Our Mother The Mountain, and Kingdom of the Holy Sun. It’s only right that a line-up as wild as this benefits the charity Washington Wild, a statewide conservation organization whose mission is toRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Ballard Day 2014

Like the wily vikings who first settled there, Ballard has risen victorious, staking their claim in KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Challenge with their fifth win in the nine years we’ve held the competition. Join us this Friday, May 30th as we toast their ‘hood with an all-day party throughout the neighborhood. This year’s live broadcast will beRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Electronic Audioasis 5/31

Tune in this Saturday, May 31st for a special all-electronic edition of Audioasis. Hosted by DJ Alex and co-produced with the help and guidance of Audioasis host DJ Sharlese, the show will feature live performances from Bellingham-based electronic musician Manatee Commune at 6:30 PM and Seattle-based electronic producer Mathew Anderson at 8:00 PM.

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Little Big Show #9 Preview: Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes

It’s that time of the year again: KEXP teams up with Starbucks and STG to present Little Big Show #9, this Friday, May 16th at The Neptune Theatre with Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes. 100% of ticket sales go to the youth programs at Hugo House, which you can read more about here.

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KEXP Presents: Sonic Reducer 10th Anniversary Celebration Benefit @ Highline 5/1

The lyrics “Sonic Reducer, ain’t no loser” never rang so true — celebrate Sonic Reducer’s 10th Anniversary with hosts Brian Foss, Nick Turner and Mr. West! KEXP’s Sonic Reducer showcases the best in local, national, and international punk and hardcore, with short, fast and loud songs every Saturday night from 9 pm to Midnight. TheRead more...

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