Category Archives: KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: Trouble Boys w/ Author Bob Mehr + Peter Jesperson 7/20

We can’t hardly wait for this hootenanny of an event! If you will dare, join us in the KEXP Gathering Space on Wednesday, July 20th as we welcome Bob Mehr, author of Trouble Boys: the True Story of The Replacements, with special guest, Peter Jesperson, former Replacements manager and co-founder of Twin/Tone Records. With TroubleRead more…

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

10 Days, 10 Pianos, 10 Parks. That’s the theme of this year’s Pianos in the Parks campaign! KEXP is proud to once again sponsor this city initiative to bring music into the hundreds of Seattle and King County parks and open spaces. Just like in previous years, reclaimed pianos will be procured, repaired, tuned, transportedRead more…

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KEXP Presents: KEXP Rocks the Dock at Waterfront Park 7/2

Renovations at Pier 62 aren’t over yet, but live music at the waterfront is already back! Join us for a FREE all-ages event on Saturday, July 2nd, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Waterfront Park (that’s 1401 Alaskan Way, between the Great Wheel and the Aquarium).  Rocks the Dock is a joint effort fromRead more…

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Celebrate With Us at KEXP’s Father’s Day Dance Party

At KEXP, Father’s Day ain’t just for fathers – it’s for loving parents and children of all types to celebrate life and family in an open and caring environment. This Sunday, join us for KEXP’s annual Father’s Day Dance Party at our new home at Seattle Center, featuring fun, crafts, pizza dough tossing and, ofRead more…

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KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day 2016 in West Seattle begins!

We’ve got fun in the sun on this gorgeous Sunday, so join us for KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! There’s FREE, All Ages sets from Greys, Acapulco Lips, and Porter Ray, as well as food trucks and a beer garden to keep you satisfied! Join us! KEXP Hood-to-HoodRead more…

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KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood 2016: West Seattle Day

Yet again, West Seattle emerged victorious in KEXP’s annual neighborhood challenge. So, this Sunday, June 5th, we’re packing up and heading across the bridge for the KEXP Hood-to-Hood Day Celebration! Join us at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center from Noon to 6:00 PM for a live on-air broadcast with KEXP DJs Quilty 3000 and StevieRead more…

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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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