Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Body Language at Barboza 2/17/15

Brooklyn electronic group Body Language will be throwing a dance party in Barboza. You need to be there. If you are unfamiliar, jump to the band’s Soundcloud and begin familiarizing. The band has grown in leaps and bounds over the last couple years, not because they needed a ton of practice, but because even withRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2015 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of May 22nd through 25th, and you’ll see performances from: Kendrick Lamar / Robert Plant / Modest Mouse / Lana Del ReyRead more…

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Treefort Music Fest 2015: Additional Lineup Announced

Last month, we shared the first wave of bands playing the 2015 Treefort Music Fest, March 25th – 29th, 2015 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Today, we’ve got the next batch to share, and it’s a doozy! Hometown heroes Built to Spill will take the stage, as well as Syrian artist Omar Souleyman. Both of MontrealRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Metalhead at Nordic Lights Film Festival, SIFF Film Center 1/17

We’ve all heard of music’s power to heal, but, as everyone who was or knew a rebellious teen in their life understands, it can also isolate, alienate or offend. In Ragnar Bragason’s Metalhead (Málmhaus), music can be both a creative and destructive force for young Hera Karlsdottir, who witnessed her brother’s death in a farmingRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: EXPO 92 at Cairo 1/15 – 1/17

It’s time to blast off to 1992… in 2015! Cairo’s EXPO 92 mini-festival takes place this Thursday through Saturday at the Capitol Hill all-ages venue and vintage store, showcasing exciting and vital local talent. Now in its seventh year, EXPO’s three day lineup is as much an opportunity to let your hair down and takeRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bigass Boombox Festival 2015

Three cheers! Bigass Boombox – the free, all-ages music and literature festival – is in its second year! On Jan. 2nd and 3rd of 2015, The Crocodile will open its doors and present tons of local music – bands like The Hoot Hoots, Ever So Android, The Jesus Rehab, Inly andStereo Embers will be fillingRead more…

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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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