Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

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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KEXP Suggests: Taste of Iceland 10/9-10/12

What does Iceland taste like? Cold? Salty? Perhaps a little gamey? Delicious? Do Icelanders like what we like? Find out for yourself as the Nordic country invades Seattle for Taste of Iceland, a weekend-long cultural extravaganza this Thursday, October 9th through Sunday, October 12th, featuring tastes of food, music, literature and the visual arts. ThroughoutRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Project Pabst, Portland 9/26-9/28

Any excuse is a good one for a weekend road trip to Portland, so far as we’re concerned. This weekend is something of a no-brainer, in more ways than one, with the debut music festival Project Pabst. On September 26th through 28th, celebrate the PBR-PDX love affair that went public more than a decade agoRead more…

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Preview: Decibel Festival 2014

For Seattle electronic music fans, Decibel Festival has spent the last 11 years working its way from mythical creature to household name. The festival has hosted some of the best electronic music in the Emerald city since 2003, and in the last couple years, has expanded into an year-round sponsor to bring more brilliant internationalRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Noise for the Needy 9/12-13

This weekend, the long-running Noise for the Needy series will turn off the volume, but not before one last memorable blast in Ballard. Friday, September 12 Black Whales, Hand Of The Hills, Transmissionary Hilliards // 8:00 PM, FREE Acapulco Lips, Lures, The Moonspinners, Bad Motivators, UBU ROI 2 Bit Saloon // 9:00 PM The HelioRead more…

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