Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Northwest Folklife Festival 5/22-5/25

Staying in town this Memorial Day weekend? You can at least take a cultural trip around the world with the 44th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, running May 22nd through 25th on Seattle Center grounds. You’ll get to enjoy over 5,000 performers from over 65 different cultural communities, all for the low, low price of, well,Read more…

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Seattle International Film Festival 2015: Face The Music

Each year, we’re excited to see what musical subjects and evocative themes the Seattle International Film Festival explores in their Face The Music series. This year, the films delve into myths of popular music genius, reach across margins of the economic side of music affairs, expand the histories of dark social scenes, and tantalize viewersRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival co-founder Ryan Crowther

Ryan Crowther is one of the co-foudners of the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, the weekend musical celebration in Everett, WA, on May 15-17. The festival is in its second year and this go-round boasts a stellar lineup, including many local favorites like The Helio Sequence, Telekinesis, Deep Sea Diver, Cataldo, My Goodness, and Say Hi.Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPetty

It’s time to move on. KEXP is moving to a new home. There’s still a great deal of work to be done before it’s up and running, but the waiting doesn’t have to be the hardest part, thanks to KEXPetty, a benefit for KEXP’s new home campaign. On Tuesday, May 5th, you’ll get lucky withRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/15-5/17

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival — you had us at The Helio Sequence, hook, line, and sinker. The Helio Sequence always deliver an amazing show, and this one promises to be extra special, as it’s days before the Portland duo release a new record and hit the road for a national tour. New music abounds at the Fisherman’s VillageRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck at SIFF 4/23-4/30

For one week only, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon, will screen in Seattle at the SIFF Egyptian theater. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen will be in attendance on opening night, Thursday, April 23rd, at 7:00 PM. Be sure to tune in to The MorningRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Earth Day 2015 Resources

All day long for Earth Day, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole have been showcasing recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. (Check out some examples on the KEXP Blog here.) This fun day of music culminates inRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: 2015 EMP Pop Conference, April 16–19

Festival season might have just kicked off in the Californian desert, but there’s another major musical gathering going on this weekend – the fourteenth annual EMP Pop Conference. This year’s conference is titled Get Ur Freak On: Music, Weirdness, and Transgression, and across the numerous roundtables, presentations, and panels, a wide range of critics, academics,Read more…

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Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2015: Lineup Announced

Hot on the heels of the Capitol Hill Block Party announce, the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival share their initial lineup for their 2015 event, and it sounds like it’s gonna be fun times in the forest this summer! This July 16th through 18th, head out to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington for some excellentRead more…

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