Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests Soul Poet: A Lou Reed Tribute at the Northwest Film Forum

On Saturday, November 30th at 9:00 PM, the Northwest Film Forum will host a night for Seattle to remember and pay tribute to the legendary Lou Reed, who sadly passed away last month from liver disease. And NWFF is inviting you to participate in this one-night party by sending links of what you want toRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: DRILL: SEATTLE w/ Wire + Interview with Colin Newman

Earlier this year, post-punk legends Wire conceived of a music festival, DRILL. Frontman Colin Newman explains, “The concept is simple: it’s an unpretentious city festival featuring artists from across all genres actively curated by Wire with a lot of input from local, informed media partners. The concerts take place in small venues with great soundRead more...

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KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Presents: Red Fang tonight at Showbox at the Market

Portland riff-brokers Red Fang recorded a crushing in-studio session for Seek & Destroy’s four-year anniversary on October 27, playing songs in from their new album, Whales & Leeches. You can watch the full performance below, and you can also catch them live at their S&D-sponsored, all-ages show at Showbox at the Market this Saturday, NovemberRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival

Last summer, in Carnation, WA, the folks who put on the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival had a root beer garden. Hard to top that, right? Well, this winter, for the first ever Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival in Leavenworth, the event planners are offering (for those over 21) a hot toddy garden! Along with the libations,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: La Sera at the Nordstrom French Fling

Get ready for a très chic celebration this Thursday, October 10th! Nordstrom Downtown Seattle is launching a new series of pop-up shops, featuring a handpicked selection of goods, including exclusive and limited-edition items. The first series: an homage to all things French. Join KEXP’s DJ Sharlese from 6:00 to 8:00 PM as she spins FrenchRead more...

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KEXP’s Top Ten Picks for Decibel Festival 2013

Kicking off this Wednesday, September 25th is the 10th annual Decibel Festival! First off, congratulations to Decibel’s founder/director Sean Horton and the dB crew for bringing this festival into double digits. Continuing to grow and amaze each year into a well-oiled, world-class electronic music and arts event, the 5-day festival has become a massive reasonRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Cock & Swan, Ionophone, and Prissy Clerks!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Wynne Greenwood, White Poppy, and Weed!

Wynne Greenwood, Of Magic, HITS, and JONGU at Heartland; White Poppy, Secret Colors, and Pill Wonder at Cairo; and Weed LP release party with FF and So Pitted at Cairo.

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KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series featuring Hey Marseilles this Friday

These beautiful days of summer won’t last forever. You might as well make the most of them. The Metropolitan Improvement District, in cooperation with Downtown Seattle Association, is here to help. Their Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series features a diverse lineup of bands and artists performing for free at various public locations downtown. ThisRead more...

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