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Bumbershoot 2017, Day One: Acapulco Lips

“This is an instrumental about weed,” Acapulco Lips bassist Maria-Elena Juarez said pointedly as the band started their set at the KEXP stage. It got giggles at first, but the second they started leaning into their psych-meets-surf jam, the laughter turned into dancing and some serious vibing. It was hard not to be enamored byRead more…

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10 Local Bands to Check Out at Bumbershoot

Bumbershoot has been a local institution since 1972. Ask anyone who’s lived here for even a few years and they’ll likely be able to talk off your ear with stories of their first experience at the fest in Seattle Center. In 2017, the arts and music festival is continuing strong for another weekend under theRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Chautauqua Music Fest 8/4 – 8/5

This weekend, Friday, August 4th and Saturday, August 5th, the Chautauqua Music Festival takes over the Vashon Eagles on Vashon Island. The festival was founded to benefit elementary and middle school arts programs on Vashon Island. To date, Chautauqua has raised over 14,000 dollars to “help augment [Vashon schools’] ability to ensure every young, promisingRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Break Up 4 Good at the Tractor Tavern 4/20

Tonight, Thursday, April 20th, KEXP and Goodwill team up to present Break Up 4 Good, part of Goodwill’s Sustainable Sounds series. Local faves Acapulco Lips, Cataldo, Prom Queen, Star Anna, and Goodbye Heart will take the stage of the Tractor Tavern, covering some of the best break-up songs. (Prom Queen, in particular, have a hilariousRead more…

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KEXP Presents: The 4th Annual Skate Like a Girl Benefit at Vera Project 2/4

KEXP is proud to once again sponsor the Skate Like a Girl benefit, with proceeds helping to empower youth (not exclusively girls, but mostly girls) through skateboarding workshops and programs. Roll on over to the Vera Project this Saturday, February 4th for live music from Kimya Dawson, Wimps, Acapulco Lips, and Fine Prince. Attendees canRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

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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Live Video: Acapulco Lips

Maria-Elena Juarez, Christopher Garland, and Jordan Adams have been slaying Seattle clubs as Acapulco Lips with their cataclysmic six-string hurricane of a sound for a few years now, but with the release of their self-titled debut this year, they’re loaded with even more tunes that highlight their kinetic, explosive sound. In this in-studio session, theRead 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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This Friday: Concerts at the Mural with The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, Mommy Long Legs

Here comes August, and KEXP and Seattle Center are serving up a tasty evening of music at the Mural Amphitheatre, for FREE! Join us for our annual Concerts at the Mural coming up on this Friday, August 5th, featuring The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, and Mommy Long Legs. Gates open at 5:00 PM, so get toRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 7/14-7/17

In what’s easily become a summer tradition for many KEXP listeners, the 4th Annual Timber! Outdoor Music Festival kicks off tonight in beautiful Carnation, WA. It’s more than just a music festival: it’s a beautiful escape to Tolt-Macdonald Park with recreation tree climbing, swimming, kayaking, and paddle boarding in the nearby Tolt River Beach, andRead more…

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