Category Archives: Shake The Shack

Black History Month Spotlight: Roy Brown

For Black History Month, KEXP asked our specialty show DJs to pick an outstanding African American artist in their genre. Leon Berman, host of Shake the Shack on KEXP, chose Rockabilly artist Roy Brown. It’s often been noted that Elvis Presley was heavily influenced by “black music,” and one of those artists that led theRead more...

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KEXP & Shake the Shack Annual Food Drive this Friday!

This Friday, December 21st, KEXP and Shake the Shack will be holding our Annual Food Drive, to help support the Food Lifeline, KEXP’s Non-Profit of the Month! Stop by KEXP (113 Dexter Ave. N.) between 9 AM and 9 PM, and drop off your donation. For more information, visit our Community Partnership Initiative page. PleaseRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: the 9th Annual Shake the Shack Car Show

As you’ve probably heard by now, this is the final year for the infamous Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball. Sadly, this also means it’s your last chance to check out its sister event, the Shake the Shack Car Show, held at Bogart’s Airport Way (formerly Goldie’s) at 3924 Airport Way South in Seattle! Currently inRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we keep everyone entertained and busy. The week starts with Tegan & Sara at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, and then with Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tumbleweed, and Wanderers at Tractor Tavern on Tuesday night. Then, things get crazy with 5 straight days of Decibel Festival. This is Seattle’s Annual festival of electronic music, performance, visual art andRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: The 25th Annual Shake The Shack Rockabilly Ball

For a quarter of a century, Shake The Shack has collected some of the world’s best rockabilly artists in one city for a celebration of one of America’s longest running musical genres for the Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball. Sadly, all good things must come to end, and this year will be the last hoorahRead more...

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Goths In Trees Day: KEXP DJ & Staff Photos, Part Two

Goths In Trees Day is winding down, like the branches of a tree... But we hope all our listeners will continue to carry its spirit through the weekend, through Robert Smith of The Cure’s birthday on Saturday, and then Earth Day on Sunday.

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Song of the Day: Knut Bell & the Blue Collars – Haybales

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 24th Annual Shake The ShackRead more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Rockabilly Ball Preview!

Tonight sees the kickoff event for the 24th Annual Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. Doors open at 8pm each night, and each night sees a different lineup of Shake the Shack favorites gathered together for an evening of music, drinks, and shenanigans. The event will also feature a carRead more...

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Song of the Day: Whitey Morgan and the 78s - I Ain’t Drunk

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 24th Annual Shake TheRead more...

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Song of the Day: Insect Surfers - Grunion Run

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 24th Shake The ShackRead more...

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