Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

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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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival 9/30-10/2

For the fourth year, KEXP is proud to sponsor the Macefield Music Festival, happening this weekend, Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd, throughout Ballard. As always, the line-up looks like a KEXP playlist, with this year’s headliners including Zola Jesus, legendary UK art-rock band Psychic TV, reunited early-Sub Pop band Hazel, Fly Moon Royalty,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Chance of Rain Festival 9/28-10/2

With Decibel Festival ending its incredible decade-long run, there was a void in Seattle that the Chance of Rain Festival is poised to fill. The inaugural five-day fest kicks off tonight, presenting art, fashion, and music in nightly showcases at venues across the city: Q Nightclub, Crocodile, Re-bar, Monkey Loft, Artifact Gallery and the IslanderRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Nevermind25 at the EMP Museum 9/24

It should come as no surprise, but we’re not the only ones celebrating the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind. Our Seattle Center neighbors the EMP Museum are hosts to the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabilia, a collection commemorated in the book, Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses. And while this exhibit is partRead more…

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