Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Presents: Souls of Mischief, Nu Era, Kung Foo Grip 6/18/14

Every month, Red Bull Sound Select hosts a concert in eleven cities across the country (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Austin, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland), and for June, they’ve asked KEXP to curate the line-up! Here’s what we’ve come up with: Opening the show is Redmond rap duo Kung Foo Grip,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: A Drink for the Kids 6/18-6/21

Get drunk in tribute to those who aren’t old enough to do so! This week, our friends at the Vera Project kick off the 12th Annual A Drink for the Kids, a lost-weekend-long fundraiser for 21+ music lovers to support the beloved all-ages venue, just by drinking at their favorite bar.

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KEXP Suggests: 8th Annual Georgetown Carnival 6/14

Grab the family and head down Airport Way for the 8th Annual Georgetown Carnival this Saturday, June 14th! From noon to 10:00 PM, the historical ‘hood will host a hootenanny of events for the whole family, including carnival games, stilt walkers, sideshows, art activities, food trucks, power tool races, and, of course, great music.

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KEXP Suggests: Space Theory Presents MoRuF at Re-Bar 6/7

Hip hop fans and aficionados, it’s a must-see show this Saturday, June 7 - Space Theory presents MoRuf, with special guests OC Notes, Porter Ray, and Stas THEE Boss from THEESatisfaction at Re-Bar. The evening is a special celebration and introduction to the Northwest for New Jersey native MoRuf, who is ready to shake upRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Northwest Folklife Festival 5/23-5/26

Nothing says the start of the summer quite like the Northwest Folklife Festival, the nation’s largest community powered festival... and KEXP’s future neighbors at Seattle Center! Now in its 43rd year, Northwest Folklife Festival is a family affair, with the expanded hands-on Discovery Zone and nearly non-stop family-friendly performances and activities. This year’s Memorial DayRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: EMP’s Vivid Spectacle Opening Night Party tonight!

From French-made Scopitones of the 1960s to Michael Jackson dancing like a zombie — The EMP Museum is proud to unveil their latest exhibit, Spectacle: The Music Video, which will trace the evolution of “music videos” throughout history. And you won’t want to miss their spectacular opening night party, tonight, May 16th, from 7:00 toRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Little Dragon Nabuma Rubberband Derby @ Sonic Boom 5/16

Swedish band Little Dragon are back with their fourth album, Nabuma Rubberband, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as their “most impressive set yet of chilly, R&B-tinged electro-pop.” Why not let the downtempo electro-beats help you channel your inner eight-year-old for a chance to win some special prizes? This Friday, May 16th at 5:00Read more...

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Video Roundup: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival 5/16-5/17

With Sasquatch! coming up on Memorial Day Weekend, and then Capitol Hill Block Party, Pickathon, MFNW and Bumbershoot following this summer, there is already a sizable list of local music festivals amassing in the Northwest’s collective conscious. But you can kick off the festival season this weekend, while avoiding high ticket prices or transportation costs,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Notes on Tracy + the Plastics at the Henry Art Museum

Back in 1999, Olympia-based queer feminist artist Wynne Greenwood started the electro-punk trio Tracy + the Plastics. Tracy was the bad-ass lead vocalist, Nikki was on keyboards, and Cola on drums. Oh, and all three band members were actually Greenwood herself. The project resulted in three full-length albums, and a split EP with The Gossip,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Cairo Vibrations Fundraising Party 5/10

Wake the kids, call the neighbors, ‘cause the show this Saturday, May 10, at Cairo is shaping up to be one helluva springboard to get the summer season here in Seattle up-and-running. How, you ask? Well, other than the killer lineup (more on that in a sec), the beloved Capitol Hill all ages venue andRead more...

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