Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Treefort Music Fest in Boise, ID 3/22 – 3/26

Is March too early to get your festival season started? We don’t think so and, frankly, we don’t care. Treefort Music Fest, running now until Sunday, March 26 in downtown Boise, Idaho, is too good to miss. Looking at headliners alone, the festival boasts two of the biggest names in independent music today, lovable goof Mac DeMarco and indie goddess Angel Olsen. ApartRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #3 at the MoPOP Museum 2/24

Week by week, we get closer to MoPOP’s Sound Off! finals on Saturday, March 11th, which will be broadcast LIVE on KEXP’s Audioasis! Now in its 16th year, this all-ages “battle of the bands” has introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. Last week’s winners were Federal WayRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: A Benefit for the ACLU at The Crocodile 2/26

This Sunday, February 26th, not only can you hear new music from beloved local band Pickwick, but it will be for a great cause! Over at The Crocodile, Galen Disston and crew will perform tracks from their highly-anticipated upcoming LP LoveJoys. And, also on this impressive bill are Beat Connection, Telekinesis, Erik Blood (who producedRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #2 at the MoPOP Museum 2/17

It’s that time of year again: MoPOP’s Sound Off! has been pitting local bands against each other for 16 years now. The all-ages “battle of the bands” has introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. Every Friday night this month, a new band will progress to the finalsRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Sound Off! Semi-Finals #1 at the MoPOP Museum 2/10

It’s that time of year again: MoPOP’s Sound Off! has been pitting local bands against each other for 16 years now. The all-ages “battle of the bands” have introduced us to acts like The Lonely Forest, Naked Giants, Manatee Commune, and more. The 2017 competition kicks off tonight, Friday, February 10th, as DJ Troy NelsonRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: SassyBlack at the Pacific Science Center 2/2

SassyBlack has always referred to herself as a “space aged singer,” so it couldn’t be more perfect that this Thursday, February 2nd, she’ll be performing Live at the Laser Dome in Pacific Science Center, right here on the Seattle Center campus. West Seattle artist Taylar Elizza Beth opens the show with a set of herRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/27 + 1/28

Seasonal Affective… Dance Party? This weekend, Friday, January 27th and Saturday the 28th, it’s the 4th Annual Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, a welcome break from the dreary January days. This year’s line-up punches winter in the face with The Thermals, Lucy Dacus, Wimps, The Dip, Crater, and more on the bill. Plus, it’s a funRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 Lineup Announced!

The lineup for the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, so you can start making plans for another great Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater, on Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th, to see performances from this stellar lineup: Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper, The Head & The Heart, TheRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: David Bowie Tribute Events Around Seattle

They don’t call Seattle the “City of Music” for nothing, and the outpouring of David Bowie tribute shows this weekend is a great example why. From yoga to film screenings and more, there’s plenty of ways to celebrate his life with fellow music lovers. Check out a few of these events below: Bowie’s Birthday BashRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Paul’s Boutique Tribute in Brooklyn 11/16 + Exclusive Interview

This Wednesday, November 16th, Brooklyn is stepping out to pay tribute to the Beastie Boys’ 1989 masterpiece Paul’s Boutique, an album that KEXP dissected last year. The event is being organized by the Hip Hop Loves Foundation, a non-profit based in New York with a worldwide reach, and a mission to “educate underprivileged people globallyRead more…

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