Category Archives: KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: Expansions 13th Annual MLK Celebration

We should believe in each other’s dreams “Wholy Holy” - Marvin Gaye Coming so soon after that month long holiday season of light, set during the deepest part of the yearly time when all larger land mammals are usually in deep slumber. In a still contentious and sometimes dangerous social climate, when the fatigue ofRead more...

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Photos: Audioasis Benefit Show at Sunset w/ Wimps, Dude York, Stephanie & Don’t Talk to the Cops

Thanks to all who came out for this month,s KEXP Audioasis benefit show at The Sunset with Don’t Talk To The Cops, Stephanie, Dude York and Wimps. The super-strong all-Seattle lineup packed the house for a sold-out show with proceeds benefiting Food Lifeline. The next Audioasis Benefit Show takes place on February 2nd and featuresRead more...

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KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Welcomes Neurosis to the Showbox this Saturday

Aaron Beam, bassist for Portland’s Red Fang, once told me that he believed the long-standing punk-versus-metal dichotomy died when Metallica’s 1984 sophomore album Ride the Lightning came out. I believe he is correct, and the fact that Oakland, California’s Neurosis formed in 1985 only provides more evidence for that historical marker. Few bands with nearlyRead more...

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KEXP presents SMooCH: Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital

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KEXP proudly presents the first annual Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital Benefit and Auction, or as we like to call it, SMooCH. The show, which will take place at The Triple Door on Friday, December 7 at 6 pm, will feature a host of talented local bands. Tickets are $100 for general admission/standing room andRead more...

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KEXP Presents: 2012 Halloween Kids Dance Party

KEXP will host our annual Halloween Kids Dance Party on Sunday, October 28 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at The Tractor Tavern in Ballard. Kids and their families are invited to don their scariest costumes and join host John Richards and DJs Darek Mazzone and Larry Rose for a day of crafts and dancing.Read more...

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Bumbershoot 2012 Begins!

It’s a beautiful end-of-summer day here at Seattle Center, perfect weather for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. KEXP is onsite and broadcasting live this afternoon from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge. Listen this afternoon starting at noon for performances from Sera Cahoone, King Khan & the Shrines, THEESatisfaction, Oberhofer, and JC Brooks & theRead more...

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KEXP & Free Yr Radio at Bumbershoot

There are many reasons to be excited for the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival this weekend, including an innovate project from KEXP, Free Yr Radio, and The Vera Project! KEXP and The Vera Project have partnered to bring you the Toyota Free Yr Radio Stage. Over the last few weeks, DJ Sharlese (Audioasis), DJ ChillyRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural this Friday with Brad, The Young Evils, and Posse

KEXP and the Seattle Center’s 2012 series Concerts at the Mural kicked off with a bang last week, and the tomorrow night’s show is nearly here! Featuring all local bands, Brad, The Young Evils and Posse, this concert is sure to be a triple-bill of intense up-to-11 rock. Admission is free and the music startsRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: No Depression Night this Friday!

The new season of Concerts at the Mural, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center, starts this Friday evening. We’ve been pimping this series of FREE concerts for a while, but we’re really excited that it kicks off at the Mural Amphitheater with No Depression Night. It’s our second year partnering with the venerable No DepressionRead more...

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Join us for the 2012 KEXP Pride Party

Seattle is celebrating its pride this June and KEXP is joining in the festivities with the 2012 KEXP Pride Party at the 5 Point Cafe. Come down on Sunday, June 24th to enjoy a day-long event filled with music and food, including a full cash bar and a pig roast! Starting at 11:00 a.m., KEXPRead more...

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