Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

Seattle ain’t messin’ around when we call ourselves the “City of Music“! In fact, for 36 years now, the city gives us free afternoon concerts with the Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series, thanks to the Metropolitan Improvement District in cooperation with the Downtown Seattle Association. These public, all ages shows are take place fromRead more…

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Decibel Festival 2014: Full Line-Up Announced

Earlier today on The Morning Show on KEXP, Decibel Festival founder, president and curator, Sean Horton, shared the final batch of artists playing the 2014 International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media, here in Seattle on September 24-28. We’re thrilled to share the list with you below: SECOND WAVE OF 2014Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bands and a Bonfire Under a Big Sky 6/28

If you loved seeing live music at Hilliard’s Beer Taproom during KEXP’s last Hood-to-Hood broadcast, then you’ll love this great bill happening on Saturday, June 28th. JanSport bring their fifth annual Bonfire Sessions back to Seattle with an excellent bill of Northwest music including Unknown Mortal Orchestra, La Luz, and Craft Spells. Enjoy the music,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Dance Your Cash Off 2014

Tonight at Washington Hall in the Central District, join KEXP DJs Riz and El Toro as they spin music for five hours straight in the Dance Your Cash Off 2014 challenge to help raise money for 826 Seattle! Hosted by Lindy West, the winners of this dance marathon will be chosen by celebrity judges ChristopherRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fremont Fair Solstice Concert Series

It may be the 43rd year of the Fremont Fair, but it’s the inaugural year for the accompanying Solstice Concert Series! And they’re kicking things off in a big way, as only you would expect from the neighborhood that calls itself the “Center of the Universe.” From Friday, June 20th through Sunday, June 22nd, theRead more…

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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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