Category Archives: Live Performances

Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: Trampled By Turtles

As the mythology goes, Trampled By Turtles formed as a side project by the band members in order to get a chance to play acoustic songs together. Now look at them! Featured in mainstream movies and on tour nationally! “The first year of existence of this band was also the last year of existence forRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: Ivan & Alyosha

Seattle band Ivan & Alyosha, in the lineage of local powerhouses the Head and the Heart and the Fleet Foxes, are masters of the bright, jangly guitars, tight, soaring harmonies and steady kick-drum rhythms. But there is something distinct about them, too – the band has more joy to it than maybe anything else. TheyRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: Superchunk

By now most have heard about Superchunk titling their new album I Hate Music, that it is the “dark twin” of their 2010 release, Majesty Shredding. But the only reason to care about an album name is if you like the band that’s naming it. And who doesn’t like Superchunk?? The lively rock group thatRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: Redd Kross

text by Gerrit Feenstra and Jake Uitti Today, we welcome punk legends Redd Kross to the Music Lounge. Jeff and Steve McDonald have been around the block and back, both as Redd Kross and as the Tourists, staying alive through three decades of changes to the scene and still bringing a visceral show to theRead more...

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Noise for the Needy Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Noise For the Needy music festival taking place in Ballard on June 20th - 23rd. Get your tickets on the festival’s website, noisefortheneedy.org, and get ready to see great Seattle bands performing in favorite Ballard venues like the Tractor Tavern, the Sunset, and Conor Byrne. This yearRead more...

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Hood to Hood 2013: Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama

The first performance of our Hood to Hood 2013 broadcast is a special collaborative performance by Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama, all Seattle based singer-songrwriters. So far Jon Russell has played just one show as a solo musician, an acoustic show at Neumos, though he has been playing with the indie pop rockRead more...

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KEXP Live from Hood to Hood 2013

We’re broadcasting live at University of Washington’s Red Square celebrating U-District’s victory in our Hood-to-Hood challenge! Join us on this typical Seattle day for some awesome live music. If you can’t make it to the UW campus, don’t worry we will bring you all the fun with constant performance updates here on the blog. TheRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia

Join KEXP, CityArts, and Neumos in supporting the 8th edition of Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia — A Tribute to The Cure and Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . On February 9th at Neumos some of our favorite Seattle bands will be covering songs by The Cure. The lineup includesRead more...

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The Little Big Show #5 Photo Recap - The Walkmen & Father John Misty

STG, KEXP, and Starbucks came together to put on the 5th edition of the Little Big Show benefit concert series on Sunday night, where The Walkmen and Father John Misty brought down the house at the Neptune with two rousing sets to benefit Youth In Focus, an after-school program that gives students an opportunity toRead more...

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Live Video: Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band

Last month, Charles Bradley and the Menahan Street Band stopped by our studio to deliver a special joint session for KEXP listeners. The Menahan Street Band -- featuring members from the NYC Daptone Records soul and funk world including the Budos Band, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and Antibalas -- has been backing up BradleyRead more...

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