Category Archives: Live Performances

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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Live at KEXP Volume Eight: Tame Impala

Who’s on your Top Ten of 2012? Could be Tame Impala. The Perth, Australia, band’s recent album, Lonerism, actually grabbed top spot on NME’s list of Albums Of The Year. But a year ago, Tame Impala stopped by KEXP an amazing session live in our studios, one of the very few radio performances they’ve everRead more…

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Live Video: Kimbra

Kimbra stopped by our studios recently before her stellar show during this year’s Decibel Festival with The Stepkids (which you can read about here). Between songs of this rare stripped down performance, Kimbra talked with Stevie Zoom about headlining a U.S. tour (after first supporting Gotye and Foster the People), recording her new album, collaboratingRead more…

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Listen Now: Animal Collective live and acoustic on KEXP

Yesterday, we played a special live session with Animal Collective, recorded exclusively for KEXP at the Cutting Room Studios NYC. Today, you can hear it again… and again if you want! Featured in this session are the first and so far only recorded acoustic versions of songs from the new album, Centipede Hz — “Pulleys”Read more…

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Listen to KEXP from Bumbershoot Music Lounge

This weekend, KEXP returns to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge returns for a glorious seventh year bringing intimate performances from some of Bumbershoot’s biggest names and broadcasting them live. This year’s lineup features an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists, from electro-pop sensations Passion Pit to the legendary indie rockers Low to the Ethiopian funkRead more…

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Outside Lands: Recapped

By Ian Robinson and Kat Metrovich Thousands of festival goers flocked to Golden Gate Park last weekend for the fifth anual Outside Lands festival in San Francisco. Touting an impressive line-up attracting audiences young and old, the three day music, art, food and wine festival featured over 70 artists and 55 restaurants packed into aRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural: No Depression Night 8/3

Plenty of blankets, babies, and dogs adorned the lawn in front of the stage for No Depression Night, the first show of four in the Concerts at the Mural series presented by KEXP and Seattle Center. The free show was packed with concertgoers who were treated with plenty of grooving, stomping, twanging, and howling fromRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 1

Allen Stone and his band were the first act on the mainstage Friday night, and without a doubt, they opened up Sasquatch! with a bang. Stone’s set was 45 minutes of pure energy. He played all of the crowd favorites, including “Sleep”, “Satisfaction”, “Unaware”, and his wonderful version of Bob Marley’s classic “Is This Love”.Read more…

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