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KEXPort 2017, Day 1: Dynfari, Hatari, Hórmónar, Kuldaboli, Une Misére

Now in its sixth year, KEXPort celebrates KEXP’s ongoing relationship with Kex Hostel in Reykjavik, where we broadcast every year during Iceland Airwaves. Typically, it’s a music marathon consisting of 12 bands in 12 hours, but this year they’ve expanded the program to feature 15 bands over two days. While a few artists this yearRead more…

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Live Photos: Seu Jorge at ZooTunes, Woodland Park Zoo 6/20/2017

After more than a decade since its release, Seu Jorge set sail to bring back his much-acclaimed 2005 soundtrack to the Wes Anderson film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou to adoring fans. Performing live across the globe, the acclaimed Brazilian singer-songwriter provided not just nostalgia for that quirky movie, but reminded us once againRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017: Last Splash

The river of rock n’ roll (and rap and country and…) that was winding through Pioneer Square has dried since the Upstream Music Fest + Summit ended a couple of weeks ago, but we’re taking a last look back at the weekend full of music (and rain). Join us for a final splash through whatRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with The Mynabirds, Radiation City, Crater

Seattle, you never cease to amaze us with your passion for music, and we love you for it! Despite rare high temperatures in the mid-90s, over a thousand of you came out last Friday for the latest edition of Concerts at the Mural. And, a little heat was so worth it with the great billRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with Caveman, Naked Giants, Bread & Butter

It was another flawless Friday evening at last week’s Concerts at the Mural event. The only thing brighter than the August sun was Seattle boys Bread & Butter, who delivered a performance of pure power pop joy. Youngsters Naked Giants defied everyone’s expectations with an adrenaline-fueled performance that had concert go-ers headbanging. When the bandRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, Mommy Long Legs 8/5

Last Friday, the 2016 Concerts at the Mural series kicked off under a cloudless blue sky. Despite the heat, The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, and Mommy Long Legs kept things cool on stage, and before long, the audience was rushing to the front of the stage to dance! If you missed it, no worries! All theRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Trouble Boys with Author Bob Mehr + Peter Jesperson 7/20

Thanks to everyone who came out last week for our reading and signing of Trouble Boys: the True Story of The Replacements! We will thrilled to be joined by author Bob Mehr, and former Replacements manager and co-founder of Twin/Tone Records, Peter Jesperson. After Mehr shared the story of how the band shaved their eyebrowsRead more…

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Photo Gallery: KEXP Hood to Hood Live Music Showcase 6/5

As the sun set on KEXP’s 2016 Hood to Hood broadcast from the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, the party headed a few miles away to the Skylark Cafe where DJ Troy Nelson was hosting an evening of local music. It’s a good thing the show was All Ages, because we had the winners of thisRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Inside the Music of KEXP at KEXP’s New Home

It’s your last week to step Inside the Music of KEXP, a collaboration between KEXP and Microsoft. 4,000 square feet of currently vacant office space is transformed into an interactive installation. Check it out Monday through Friday from 12 PM – 7 PM, or Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM – 5 PM. The exhibitRead more…

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Photos: SMooCH 2015 Benefit Brings in Big Bucks

SMooCH was a smashing success. This year the Nordstrom family, with the help of KEXP, Sub Pop Records, and many generous donors, raised nearly $3 million for Seattle Children’s Hospital uncompensated care fund. The money will directly help to pay for critical care for sick kids, regardless of their family’s ability to pay the bill.Read more…

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