Tag Archives: Allen Stone

KEXP Suggests: Summer Meltdown Festival 8/7-8/10

Now in its 14th year, the Summer Meltdown Music Festival in Darrington, WA is always a great time, and 2014 is an especially good year to make the 90-minute trip up north for it. Back in March, a mudslide in nearby Oso killed 43 people. The Stillaguamish Valley area is still working towards economic recovery,Read more…

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Announcing the 2014 Summer Meltdown Lineup

One thing’s for sure about the Pacific Northwest — we love our outdoor music festivals! And this morning, the line-up was announced for the 14th Annual Summer Meltdown Festival, held at the beautiful Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, Washington, just 90 minutes northeast of Seattle. From August 7th through the 10th, campout by the riverRead more…

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Photos: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/14

You may have seen headlines like “Macklemore Crowd Surfs With His Youngest Fan” (Huffington Post) or “Macklemore caps a very special year at benefit show” (The Seattle Times), but the real story about the SMooCH benefit show last Saturday night was that the event itself raised over $330,000 for uncompensated care at Children’s Hospital. BetweenRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2013!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP and Sub Pop Records are proud to present the second annual SMooCH event to benefit Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital.Read more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 3

Just like that, another year of Bumbershoot festivities has come to a close. Quite similar to Saturday and Sunday, Monday was packed to the gills with a nearly endless list of acts worth your time and attention. We braved the impossible for the third day in a row and tried to catch them all. FindRead more…

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Bonnaroo 2013: Thursday

Looking at the lineup of Bonnaroo over the past few years, it seems as if the organizers booked their roster by throwing everything at the wall and seeing what stuck. Well, this year, everything stuck. On the top two lines of the bill, there’s a Beatle, an Icelandic electronic music goddess, the guy who madeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather is getting nicer in Seattle and the shows just keep getting better. Here are some of the highlights of the week: Tonight, Cloud Cult and JBM are at Neptune Theatre. Tuesday night, Alice Russell, Dice & The High Rollers, Mycle Wastman, and J-Justice are at Neumos. On Wednesday, Os Mutantes and Capsula are at Triple Door, andRead more…

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Live Review: Prom Night with Allen Stone @ The Crocodile 5/2/13

“Welcome to Prom Night Class of 2013” read the banner displayed high above the dance floor at the Crocodile Café. People celebrated the night, the official lineup release party for Bumbershoot 2013, hanging over the balcony, dressed fancy, their hair done, jewelry around their necks, cheering for soul singer (and Bumbershoot performer) Allen Stone toRead more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more…

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