Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Presents: 2014 Yule Benefit at Neumos this Saturday!

It’s the most wonderful time of year… if “wonderful” actually means insanely busy. All the more reason to make some time for the music and attend KEXP’s 2014 Yule Benefit! It’s back and better than ever. This year features an amazing line-up of artists — Strand of Oaks, Cymbals Eat Guitars, S, and Cabana —Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine X at Neumos 2/13/2015

Attention shoppers: For a holiday gift that ticks the experiential and charitable boxes, pick up a Dancing on the Valentine X ticket for a friend or loved one – plus one for yourself, of course – and mark your calendars for Friday, February 13th at Neumos. Dancing on the Valentine celebrates its 10th year asRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: SUB POP USA Book Launch Party 11/29

We love music. We love books about music. And we love parties with music, which makes this Saturday, November 29th kind of a dream come true. Celebrate the recent publication of Bruce Pavitt’s SUB POP USA: The Subterranean Pop Music Anthology, 1980-1988, at Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery with tunes spun by Beat Happening front manRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: CASH Music Seattle Summit 11/15 & 11/16

Want to learn more about music and technology? There’s no better event than this week’s CASH Music Seattle Summit! This Portland-based non-profit (whose acronym is formed from “Coalition of Artists and Stakeholders”) began in 2008 as a way to better connect musicians and labels to the listeners by using open-source technology. CASH Music’s free servicesRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Taste of Iceland 10/9-10/12

What does Iceland taste like? Cold? Salty? Perhaps a little gamey? Delicious? Do Icelanders like what we like? Find out for yourself as the Nordic country invades Seattle for Taste of Iceland, a weekend-long cultural extravaganza this Thursday, October 9th through Sunday, October 12th, featuring tastes of food, music, literature and the visual arts. ThroughoutRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Project Pabst, Portland 9/26-9/28

Any excuse is a good one for a weekend road trip to Portland, so far as we’re concerned. This weekend is something of a no-brainer, in more ways than one, with the debut music festival Project Pabst. On September 26th through 28th, celebrate the PBR-PDX love affair that went public more than a decade agoRead more…

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Preview: Decibel Festival 2014

For Seattle electronic music fans, Decibel Festival has spent the last 11 years working its way from mythical creature to household name. The festival has hosted some of the best electronic music in the Emerald city since 2003, and in the last couple years, has expanded into an year-round sponsor to bring more brilliant internationalRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Noise for the Needy 9/12-13

This weekend, the long-running Noise for the Needy series will turn off the volume, but not before one last memorable blast in Ballard. Friday, September 12 Black Whales, Hand Of The Hills, Transmissionary Hilliards // 8:00 PM, FREE Acapulco Lips, Lures, The Moonspinners, Bad Motivators, UBU ROI 2 Bit Saloon // 9:00 PM The HelioRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Rifflandia Festival September 11-14

September slays us – the kids are back in school, the visitors have gone, and the weather is glorious. For now. Celebrate September in the Northwest at Rifflandia, the four-day multi-venue music festival in the picturesque town of Victoria, BC, this weekend, September 11-14. It should come as no surprise that Rifflandia 2014 features a stellarRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bartfest 2014 9/5-9/7

Finally! A reason to go to Spokane! This weekend, September 5th through 7th, launches the First Annual Bartfest, a music festival organized by a new all-ages venue in the small Washington town, The Bartlett. Together, with Nyne Bar located next door, they’ll host a three-day indoor festival smack-dab in the middle of downtown Spokane onRead more…

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