Category Archives: KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: NPR Music’s Tiny Desk On The Road

It sounds like NPR may have bitten off more than they could chew. When they opened up the NPR Music’s Tiny Desk competition recently, they were searching for some of the best unsigned, undiscovered talent in the country. But when they found themselves awash with roughly 6,000 submissions, many of them were too good toRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Sustainable Sounds at the Tractor Tavern 5/2

KEXP and Goodwill Seattle have teamed up yet again to honor the month of Earth Day and a night of amazing music! Join us at the Tractor Tavern on Monday, May 2nd for Sustainable Sounds featuring local bands Ivan & Alyosha, Lemolo, and Evening Bell. Proceeds from the night will go towards supporting Goodwill’s JobRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Storefront Hitchcock at SIFF Cinema Uptown 4/14

Back in 1996, veteran singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock entered an abandoned used clothing store on 14th Street in New York City. With a small audience surrounding him, he delivered one of his intimate, personable performances spiked with witty, and sometimes somber, stories. And thankfully, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme was there to capture it. The resultRead more…

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KEXP Presents: International Clash Day New Home Benefit at The Skylark 2/6

The station “where the music matters” is paying tribute to the “the only band that matters” this Friday on the air, but the party doesn’t stop there: on Saturday, February 6th, The Skylark in West Seattle hosts an International Clash Day Concert to benefit KEXP’s New Home! Seattle favorites Polyrhythmics, Skullbot, The Dumps, Solvents, HotelRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Little Big Show #14 with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, Hibou

KEXP is teaming up again with Starbucks and STG for the fourteenth edition of Little Big Show, a special concert series created to benefit our city’s arts organizations! On Friday, January 29th, we’re happy to present Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, and Hibou at The Neptune Theatre. Here’s the thing: the show is currently SOLDRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Uncle Tupelo & Jason Molina Tribute Night 1/21

This Thursday, January 21st, join us in beautiful Ballard for the 4th Annual Benefit for MusiCares at the Tractor Tavern. A cavalcade of local musicians will perform the songs of beloved alt-country artists Uncle Tupelo and Jason Molina, with proceeds going to benefit this great non-profit which provides a safety net for music people inRead more…

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KEXP Presents: 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration 1/17

By DJ Sharlese This Sunday, January 17th, KEXP is proud to present the 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration! Taking place for the third time at the beautiful Columbia City Theater, the festivities will be begin at 8 PM and go until 2 AM and features KEXP’s Expansions DJs Riz, Kid Hops and Masa onRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Girls That Shred Benefit for Skate Like a Girl

It’s gonna be a busy weekend for Seattle grassroots organization Skate Like A Girl! Not only are they partnering with KEXP to present the 16th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Celebration on Sunday, January 17th, but on Friday, January 15th, we’re teaming up with them to present the 3rd Annual Girls That Shred Benefit at theRead more…

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KEXP Presents Intergalactic Bowie Day

David Bowie has written and performed some of the most groundbreaking music of the 20th century. His passion for music, art, fashion and theatre has fueled a career that’s influenced numerous generations and captivated the world. And it’s not over yet… It’s the influence of David Bowie that inspired Northwest Polite Society (NWPS) to organizeRead more…

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KEXP’s Audioasis Presents: MASZER, WILD POWWERS and Evening Bell this Friday!

This Friday, January 8th, KEXP’s Audioasis presents an evening of cosmic roots-rock, garage glam and desert psychedelia with Seattle bands MASZER, WILD POWWERS and Evening Bell. Headliners MASZER recently dazzled audiences at Macefield Music Fest and LoFi with their blend of classic psych rock, desert drone and Middle Eastern grooves (principle song-writer David T. Rapaport,Read more…

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