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Concerts at the Mural Photos: Fresh Espresso, Reptar, and BOAT 8/24

Fans, families, and of course babies (babies love the mural) gathered at the Seattle Center last Friday for the final installment of the 2012 Concert at the Mural series presented by KEXP and Seattle Center. Featuring three incredibly bands, the lovable BOAT, the wild and crazy Reptar, and Seattle’s own incredibly talented Fresh Espresso, it’sRead more...

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In Photos: Concerts at the Mural with Brad, The Young Evils, and Posse on 8/10

Continued the winning streak started by No Depression night last week, the second installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s 2012 Concerts at the Mural was a killer from start to finish. Hosting energizing sets by Brad, The Young Evils, and Posse, the night was a celebration of some of Seattle’s finest bands, both youngRead more...

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Show Review: Little Big Show #3 with Dum Dum Girls & Craft Spells

For the third Little Big Show of the year, Dum Dum Girls and Craft Spells teamed up for a wonderful evening of indie rock harmony. Both bands have elements of shoegaze and post-punk, and together, they comprised a stellar bill. In line with the first two Little Big Shows, all proceeds from the show wentRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2012 In Photos

This year’s Captiol Hill Block Party was a colorful, exciting weekend for all of those who were able to make it, and for those of you weren’t able to attend, the KEXP Blog has exhaustive coverage of the event so that you can experience this year’s festivities. To get a glimpse of the weekend, we’veRead more...

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Photos: 2012 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party

The 2012 Father’s Day Kids Dance Party was a rousing success! With DJing from Darek Mazzone and Riz, kids and parents alike busted a move all afternoon. Check out some photos for the event below and view the whole gallery of portraits and photos at KEXP’s Flickr. We hope to see you there next year!

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Live Review: Melodica Festival

While most New Yorkers were busy making last-minute brunch reservations and refilling their anxiety medications for Mother’s Day, an international group of acoustic musicians gathered for Melodica NYC III. A two-day festival featuring more than 20 acoustic musicians from around the globe, Melodica was just what the doctor ordered for those seeking respite from theRead more...

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Live Photos: Little Big Show #2 with Real Estate & Poor Moon @ The Neptune 4/20

For the second edition of the Little Big Show series, presented by KEXP + Starbucks + STG, the Neptune Theatre hosted Seattle band Poor Moon and East Coast indie rock group Real Estate for a wonderful laid back evening of music. Best of all, this show took 100% of the proceeds (over ten thousands dollars)Read more...

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Live Photos: The Shins @ Moore Theatre 4/6

All Shins fans, rejoice. The Shins‘ frontman James Mercer is raring to go. Last Friday, during an exclusive performance at the Moore Theatre, put on by KEXP and Starbucks, Mercer said after set opener,”Kissing the Lipless”, “This is the first time we’ve played a show before 6pm in ages. It’s good, though. I feel fit.”Read more...

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Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival

photos and words by Alex Crick It’s exactly 505 miles from the KEXP studios to the heart of downtown Boise and that’s exactly how far I traveled to catch the inaugural year of Treefort Music Fest. Featuring 138 bands from the Northwest and beyond Treefort Fest bills itself as a new and emerging artist festival,Read more...

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Live Review: Allen Stone with Seattle Rock Orchestra @ The Neptune 1/15

If it’s any indication of the kind of local bands selling out 1,000 seat venues in Seattle, then undoubted “soul” is the new “grunge.” The up-and-comers this year seem to be setting aside last year’s grass-stained multipart harmonies for the heart-wrenching if not spasm-inducing fusion of gospel, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll that, when performedRead more...

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