Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Bumbershoot Line-up Announcement Party 5/8

Bumbershoot fans, it’s almost here! The great unveiling for the Bumbershoot 2014: Art in the Great Northleft music line-up takes place on Thursday, May 8th at Neumo’s, featuring local soulsters Pickwick and the indie-folk sounds of Naomi Wachira. Seventy-four-time Jeopardy winner/novelist host Ken Jennings promises to keep the evening entertaining in-between sets.

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Decibel Festival 2014: First Wave of Artists Announced

Today on the Morning Show with John Richards Decibel Festival founder, president and curator, Sean Horton, has revealed the first wave of artists for the 2014 International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media, taking over Seattle on September 24-28. Always groundbreaking, Decibel Festival features a wide variety of arts programming, includingRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: MusicfestNW 2014

From August 16th to 17th, one of KEXP’s favorite festivals, MusicfestNW, returns to Portland, Oregon. Fans will find a few changes this year, not just in the later scheduled date but also in that previously citywide festival has consolidated to overtake historic Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Unchanged, though, is MFNW’s fantastic curation. And they’ve justRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: A Benefit for the Oso Mudslide Victims at Tractor Tavern 5/12

Seattle literary and arts magazine, The Monarch Review, is hosting a benefit show for the victims of the Oso mudslide. The event, May 12th at the Tractor Tavern, will feature Mary Lambert, La Luz and Star Anna. All the money raised will go to the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation. The evening will be hosted byRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Full Line-Up Announcement

Earlier this month, we shared the initial line-up for the 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party, and today we bring you the whole darn thing, as announced by festival owner Jason Lajeunesse on The Morning Show on KEXP. From July 25th through 27th, Block Party presents this stellar line-up in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood: A$AP RockyRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall

At KEXP, we love us some Tomo Nakayama — Grand Hallway frontman, member of local acts Gold Leaves, Sera Cahoone and The Maldives, Seattle Rock Orchestra collaborator — not to mention, the new Seattle Town Hall Artist in Residence. Join Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29th for “Scratch Night,” an interactive, hands-onRead more...

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KEXP (Kinda, Sorta) Suggests: The Pizza Underground at Chop Suey 4/28

We can’t wholeheartedly “suggest” this, but morbid curiosity sure makes it one of the most compelling shows this month: The Pizza Underground are on their debut North American tour, entitled Fresh to Your Door, and are “delivering” (in 30 minutes or less?) to Chop Suey on Monday, April 28th, with Toby Goodshank (of the MoldyRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Sonic Reducer 10th Anniversary Celebration Benefit @ Highline 5/1

The lyrics “Sonic Reducer, ain’t no loser” never rang so true — celebrate Sonic Reducer’s 10th Anniversary with hosts Brian Foss, Nick Turner and Mr. West! KEXP’s Sonic Reducer showcases the best in local, national, and international punk and hardcore, with short, fast and loud songs every Saturday night from 9 pm to Midnight. TheRead more...

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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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