Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Block Party at The Station 6/17

Seattle hip-hop has always been vital, maybe even underrated, but these day’s it’s undeniable. As we saw at Upstream this year, it’s poised for an overdue breakout. The only issue at this point is being overwhelmed with the sheer volume of artists to parse through. For those ready to fully immerse themselves in this electric, bold,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: VuHaus Celebrate LOCAL with Hey Marseilles at West Elm 6/15

Are you a fan of breezy, lush symphonic indie rock? What about high-end modern furniture? Then boy do we have a show for you! In conjunction with VuHaus, a non-profit digital video service, West Elm in Westlake will host a FREE performance by Hey Marseilles on June 15 at 7PM. It’s a great chance to see the band inRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Georgetown Carnival 2017 on Saturday

The annual Georgetown Carnival returns to its namesake neighborhood on June 10 and it’s bringing along some Seattle staples. The free event boasts a lineup topped by grunge legends Mudhoney and influential Olympia punks Young Pioneers, as well as sets from the likes of Tom Price Desert Classic, Thee Sgt. Major III, Gibraltar, Selector Dub Narcotic, andRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Moji & the Midnight Sons at Laser Dome at Pacific Science Center 6/13

Next Tuesday, June 13th, journey to the land of the midnight sun as the Iceland-based trio Moji & the Midnight Sons lights the skies of the Laser Dome at Pacific Science Center. We were thrilled to discover this blues-rocking US/Icelandic trio while at Iceland Airwaves last years, and even more excited now that they’re performingRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde scored by The Invincible Czars

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with live soundtrack by The Invincible Czars Festival Screenings:  Thursday, June 8 at 7:00 PM – The Triple Door During the last week of this year’s Seattle International Film Festival, Austin band The Invincible Czars will perform an original soundtrack to the 1920 silent film classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: ACLU and Planned Parenthood Benefit with Death Cab For Cutie, The Decemberists and Sera Cahoone at Paramount Theater 6/9/17

There’s been no shortage of benefit concerts popping up the last six months, specifically for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. With every stress-inducing news alert we get on our phones, there’s no reason to believe this trend will be slowing down. Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie and The Decemberists will do their part towardRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: VanFest 8/19

Yesterday VanFest announced the lineup for their 7th iteration this summer, August 19th. If you’ve never heard of the scrappy DIY fest with the heart of gold then you’d be forgiven since the fest takes place deep in the woods of Maple Valley but you should start paying attention because this tiny festival has becomeRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: On The Road

On The Road (UK, 2016, 112 Minutes, Directed by Michael Winterbottom.) Festival Screenings: Wednesday, May 31, 2017- SIFF Cinema Egyptian Friday, June 2nd, 2017- SIFF Cinema Uptown Wednesday, June 7th, 2017- SIFF Cinema Uptown Michael Winterbottom has made a career out of keeping busy, constantly reinventing his directorial style with every new film. His second-most-recent film, one ofRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 5/24

Remember spending nights staying up watching MTV, waiting for your favorite video to come on? Over three decades after the network’s launch and the official dawn of the format for mainstream audiences, music videos have continued to be a major way for fans to interact with music. The Northwest has added to the pantheon over theRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music 2017 Preview: Chavela

Chavela (Directed by Catherine Gund, 2017, 90 minutes) Festival Screenings: Friday, May 19 at 6PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Saturday, May 20 at 11AM- AMC Pacific Place [Director Catherine Gund scheduled to attend the Friday screening] Chavela Vargas seems an ideal candidate for a documentary. Born in Costa Rica, Chavela rose to fame in 1950s MexicoRead more…

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