Category Archives: Shake The Shack

National Radio Week: Mike Fuller & KJET

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cousin Mike

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Leon Berman Shakes His Last Shack on KEXP

After 30 amazing years as KEXP’s in-house proctologist of rock n’ roll, DJ Leon Berman is stepping down as host of Shake the Shack on KEXP tonight, Friday, July 15th, and handing all surgical implements over to Cousin Mike, his faithful sidekick over many years. Since his days at KCMU, it’s truly been a wildRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cousin Mike

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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KEXP Presents: The Annual Shake the Shack Food Drive

It’s the best-kept secret in radio, but behind the foul, rowdy mouths of our Shake the Shack DJs, there are some very big hearts. This is never more evident than during their annual Shake the Shake Food Drive for Food Lifeline. We encourage YOU to grab a can, and help fill the van! Donations areRead more…

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KEXP Top 12 Spotlight: Leon Berman

KEXP wants to know: “Who are your Favorite Artists of All Time?” Pick out a dozen musicians, bands, projects, and share them with us before Friday, September 19th at 6:00 PM PST. And then tune in during KEXP’s Fall Fundraising Drive, September 26th through October 3rd, to hear which artists your fellow members of theRead more…

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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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