Category Archives: KEXP Presents

Live Review: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/6/2014

Generous musicians and Seattleites came together on Saturday night for the third year in a row to raise money for sick kids and their families. Health care can be intensely expensive, and no family should have to struggle to pay for the lifesaving care their infants and children need. That’s why there’s the Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Wo’ Pop World AIDS Day at the EMP Museum

Wo’Pop, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Lifelong invite you to join us at the EMP Museum to observe World AIDS Day on Monday, December 1st. This free, all ages event will run from 5-10 p.m., featuring art, snacks, educational materials, cultural elements, and musical performances from Chimurenga Rennaissance and Thomas Mapfumo & theRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Death and Music with John Richards

Every year, KEXP DJ John Richards produces the “Mom Show,” a beautiful three-hour program of remembrance and reflection. The show began as a memorial for his own mother after she passed away from cancer, and with an outpouring of support from KEXP listeners, has evolved into a tribute to all our loved ones who haveRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves 2014 Starts Tomorrow!

It’s 37 degrees in Reykjavik, and KEXP is setting up at Kex Hostel for four days of incredible live music. Iceland Airwaves festival is just getting warmed up (it officially kicks off tomorrow), but things are already hot here at the hippest hostel in Iceland. We’ve brought along all the necessary equipment to broadcast live performances ofRead more…

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KEXP Presents: The Spooky Roadhouse Benefit Show

Help build KEXP’s New Home by celebrating Halloween in the darkest shadows of…The Spooky Roadhouse. Greg Vandy, host of The Roadhouse on KEXP, invites you to a very special Halloween party to help build KEXP’s New Home at Seattle Center.

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KEXP Presents: 2014 Halloween Kids Dance Party

This Sunday, October 26th, KEXP will host its annual Halloween Kids Dance Party! This will be the harvest party of the year, hosted by John Richards and featuring KEXP DJs Darek Mazzone, DJ Chilly, Miss Ashley and DJ Shannon! What’s special about this party? This year, we’ve expanded into two rooms! We’ll be taking overRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling this Saturday… free show at Neumos!

This weekend, Reykjavik Calling returns! On Saturday, October 11, at Neumos, KEXP presents the fifth installment of this cross-cultural musical exploration featuring pairings and creative collaborations between musicians from sister cities Seattle and Reykjavik, Iceland. Best of all, admission is free! This year’s lineup includes Júníus Meyvant paired with Eric Anderson of Cataldo, Sóley withRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival Oct 3-4

With a focus on Northwest music, and set in our beloved Ballard, Macefield Music Festival is the music festival that brings it all home, this Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th. Few things seem more emblematic to the Northwest than the festival’s spirited, independent namesake, Ballard’s legendary Edith Macefield, who refused to sell herRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Tag 2.0 (A Marco Collins Experiment) 8/21

Tag! This Thursday is IT, as former KEXP DJ Marco Collins will host Tag 2.0, an experimental music project, at Chop Suey. Tomorrow night, August 21st, five artists will perform, and for each of them, their last song must segue into the following artist’s first song, and so on, throughout the night. Bands are onlyRead more…

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KEXP Presents: The 2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival 8/15-17

You’ll be happy to have the blues this weekend! KEXP is proud to team up with The Royal Room, The Columbia City Theater, and American Standard Time to present the 2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival in Seattle this Friday, August 15th through Sunday, August 17th. Together, we’re bringing together some of Seattle’s finest bandsRead more…

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