Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Initial Lineup Announced!

Every summer, the streets of Capitol Hill fill with thousands of fans screaming for their favorite bands. The Seattle neighborhood is wild enough, but when the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over in late July (25th-27th), it’s a heck of a good time. Today, the celebrated local festival offers the first glimpse of the 2014Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: 2014 EMP Pop Conference, 4/24-4/27

After three years roaming, the 2014 EMP Pop Conference returns to Seattle on April 24-27, with the theme Go! Music and Mobility, appropriately enough. The Pop Conference is an amazing opportunity for fans and musicians to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re headed. Hosted by EMP Museum and the University of Alabama, thisRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: ‘Mo-Wave 4/11 - 4/18

Seattleites! Are you into affordable music festivals, diverse musicians, and general weirdos? Are you into DIY punk, wild performance, and ground-breaking, earth-shattering, social movements? Well, this April 10th through the 18th, Seattle is hosting the ‘Mo-Wave! Festival, a celebration of the queer inside each of us. Only in its second year, ‘Mo-Wave presents another freshRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: The Second Annual Songwriter’s Summit at EMP 4/5

This Saturday, April 5th, both The Recording Academy: Pacific Northwest Chapter and the EMP Museum are collaborating to create a symposium of regionally-specific songwriters in an event titled, The Second Annual Songwriter’s Summit. According to their website, the Summit will “bring together a diverse gathering of top music creators to explore the art, the craft,Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 4/5

Are you one of the lucky ticket holders for the sold out Audioasis Benefit Show this Saturday, April 5th at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard? Audioasis -- the longest-running Northwest music show hosted by Sharlese Metcalf -- features a community partnership with a featured non-profit of the month. April’s net proceeds benefit the Bushwick BookRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

KEXP is thrilled to co-present the first-ever Fisherman’s Village Music Festival! Join us on May 16th and 17th in the beautiful city of Everett for one of the largest music festivals in Snohomish County. Together with the Everett Music Initiative, we’ll present over 60 bands on four stages, including the Historic Everett Theatre, the oldestRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Petty Fest Seattle

Hey! Whatever you’re looking for, don’t miss Petty Fest, Wednesday, April 9th at the Showbox at the Market, a night to celebrate the music of Tom Petty and support musicians in need through Sweet Relief. Petty Fest is the latest incarnation of Best Fest, which started as a celebration of Bob Dylan’s 60th birthday inRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW This Week

KEXP is excited to return to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX for SXSW! Join us for these FREE, all ages sessions -- each performance is open to the public, and no wristband is required to attend! Not in Austin this week? Let us bring the scene to you with exclusive photos and reportsRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW 2014

Hey, are you going to be in Austin, TX, during SXSW next week? If you are, come join KEXP at Mellow Johnny’s Bike shop for three days of free music. During the 2014 South by Southwest Music Conference, KEXP is teaming up with our friends Distiller Promo, Sub Pop + Hardly Art, and Merge RecordsRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 3/8

This Friday, March 8th, KEXP’s Community Partnerships Initiative presents a benefit show for Nick of Time Foundation, featuring Campfire OK, Tango Alpha Tango, and The Green Pajamas. Nick of Time Foundation is dedicated to educating schools, athletes, families, and communities about Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and death in young people. On average, a seemingly healthyRead more...

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