Category Archives: The Roadhouse

Live Video: Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

You might think them Seattle’s own Soggy Bottom Boys, but Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are both relative young ‘uns in the old-time music scene. You’d hardly know it when listening to them perform their tight harmonies, but the now local-based duo met only a short time ago after being connected by a mutual friendRead more…

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Song of the Day: Frazey Ford – Firecracker

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Weird At My School: Christmas Cavalcade

I love Christmas music. If my partner would permit such madness, I’d listen to it all year round, and the original version of ZE Records’ A Christmas Record is in my all-time Top Ten, regardless of the season. However, while walking around downtown Seattle yesterday with a friend who was feeling glum, the sound ofRead more…

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The Roadhouse Preview: Alela Diane @ Seattle Folk Festival, Town Hall, 12/12

The time is right for Alela Diane. But more importantly, for us fans of Alela Diane. A new record is in the can, and this Sunday, December 12, she will appear as part of the KEXP sponsored First Annual Seattle Folk Festival at Town Hall.

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2010 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greg Vandy

When it comes to albums released in 2010, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who’s pored over them more intensely than a KEXP DJ. So, what were their favorites? Which CDs did they reach for the most, or, uh, “click on” the most in their iTunes players? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’sRead more…

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Easter with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

What’s better on Easter Sunday than a little bit of tradition, New Orleans style? I know. Not much. So while you hide and seek the Easter eggs, bake a ham, and stay dry, listen to an archived Roadhouse show featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and other traditional New Orleans music.

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Who Dat?! It’s the KEXP Mardi Gras Show live in The Roadhouse tonight!

Yeah you right! It’s Carnival time once again and of course we’ll deliver with 3 hours of New Orleans brass, funk, old-time R&B, and carnival classics. It’s Mardi Gras Day next Tuesday Feb 16th and we’ll celebrate over the radio and through your media players, like we always do, in The Roadhouse with Greg VandyRead more…

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Live Video: Frank Fairfield on The Roadhouse

Two weeks ago, old time blues musician Frank Fairfield stopped by The Roadhouse with Greg Vandy to play songs from his new album and some traditional favorites. While just in his mid-twenties, Fairfield is a man out of time, looking and playing the part of a 20’s Dust Bowl rambler, with ankle-high wool trousers, buttonedRead more…

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Tonight on The Roadhouse: Rodriguez

Tune in during the 7 o’clock hour tonight for an original 45-minute piece on the Detroit cult-icon who is playing his first ever show in Seattle, Tuesday 6/23 @ The Triple Door before touring the remainder of the West Coast. The feature includes an exclusive interview with Rodriguez and the man who tracked him downRead more…

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The Roadhouse presents: Psycho! 1960s Northwest Garage Rock!

Today, Wednesday, October 22, KEXP 90.3 presents a special program in The Roadhouse: “Psycho! 1960s Northwest Garage Rock” is specially devoted to the history-quaking, moneymaker-shaking distorted sounds that came out of Pacific NW garages, basements, greasy clubs, and teen dances of the 1960s. The entire three hour program will delve deeply into regional one-hit wonderRead more…

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