Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

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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KEXP Suggests: Other Stuff at Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival

Yeah, yeah, sure — The Replacements, Wu-Tang, Elvis Costello... Everyone knows how amazing this year’s musical line-up is for the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, but, Bumbershoot has always been more than just the tunes. Let’s take a closer look at some of the art exhibits, lectures, and comedy shows you can check outRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Gigantic Bicycle Festival 8/23-24

Seattle has increasingly become a more bike-friendly town. For the past few years, KEXP has proudly hosted an Energizer Station during “Bike to Work Day.” And now, this weekend, August 23rd and 24th, the Gigantic Bicycle Festival continues to combine bikes and beats at Centennial Fields Park in Snoqualmie, Washington. Sure, you can get inRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Summer Meltdown Festival 8/7-8/10

Now in its 14th year, the Summer Meltdown Music Festival in Darrington, WA is always a great time, and 2014 is an especially good year to make the 90-minute trip up north for it. Back in March, a mudslide in nearby Oso killed 43 people. The Stillaguamish Valley area is still working towards economic recovery,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Summit Block Party 8/9

Although only in its third year, the annual Summit Block Party is quickly emerging to be one of the highlights of summer on Capitol Hill! Enjoy a FREE day of music and fun with your neighbors this Saturday, August 9th on Summit Avenue, between East Olive & Howell Street. Founded in 2011 by Adair Tudor,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Vibrations Festival 2014

It’s a great weekend for FREE, all ages outdoor concerts (the other being tonight’s kick-off show of the Concerts at the Mural series, that is): Seattle vintage-clothing/art-gallery/all-ages-venue Cairo is throwing their annual Vibrations Festival this Sunday, August 3rd at the Amphitheater in Volunteer Park.

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KEXP Suggests: Anacortes Unknown Music Series, Vol. IV

It seems like every neighborhood in the Northwest is having its own music festival, and Anacortes is no exception. This Friday, July 18th through Sunday, July 20th, the dreamy northern port-town hosts the fourth annual Anacortes Unknown Music Series. Formerly known as What the Heck Fest, Anacortes Unknown is more than a music festival: comicRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Light in the Attic Summer Spectacular 7/12

Summers in Seattle just keep getting better and better: now beloved local label Light in the Attic Records have announced they’re launching a Summer Spectacular series at their new warehouse/storefront in Ballard.

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