Tag Archives: Benjamin Verdoes

Video Roundup: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival

It’s a busy weekend for music festivals around town: if you’re not on the streets of Capitol Hill, why not head for the forests of Carnation, WA, for the second annual Timber! Outdoor Music Festival starting today, Thursday, July 24th, and running ‘til Saturday, July 26th. Check out photos from last year’s event here. It’sRead more...

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Under the Space Needle: Seattleites Share Stories of Seattle Center, Pt. 2

Since its construction in 1962 for the World’s Fair, Seattle Center has been the site for many memorable music moments. With music festivals like Bumbershoot and Folklife, and venues like Key Arena and the Vera Project, some amazing bands have traveled through this local landmark... and when KEXP moves into our new home there, we’reRead more...

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Live Video: Little Big Show #9 with Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes

Last month, Neptune Theatre hosted the latest in our ongoing series of benefit shows as KEXP, Starbucks and STG presented Little Big Show #9, with 100% of ticket sales going to local non-profit Hugo House. Headliners, and long-time KEXP favorites, Cloud Cult performed a typically uplifting set, as dynamic emotionally as musically. Following the releaseRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Hood-to-Hood 2014!!!

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. If you haven’t already called in sick to work on Friday yet, then do it now and get over to Ballard forRead more...

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Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in Photos!

KEXP, the community of Everett, and the Everett Music Initiative banded together over the weekend of May 16th and 17th to bring some powerful sound (more than 50 bands in total!) to Snohomish County’s own sleepy fishing town with the inception of the very first Fisherman’s Village Music Festival. All in all, the weekend featuredRead more...

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Little Big Show #9 Preview: Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes

It’s that time of the year again: KEXP teams up with Starbucks and STG to present Little Big Show #9, this Friday, May 16th at The Neptune Theatre with Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes. 100% of ticket sales go to the youth programs at Hugo House, which you can read more about here.

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Little Big Show Spotlight: Hugo House

Three times a year, KEXP, Starbucks and STG partner together to present Little Big Show, a concert series created to benefit our city’s arts organizations, with 100% of ticket sales donated to local non-profits. The upcoming Little Big Show – at Neptune Theatre this Friday, May 16 – will feature Cloud Cult and Benjamin Verdoes.Read more...

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Live Video: Benjamin Verdoes

Former Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band frontman Benjamin Verdoes came out to the KEXP studio to perform some of the new songs off his latest, 11-track solo project, The Evil Eye. From the unhinged, experimental undertones of Where The Messengers Meet to the structured melancholy of his new-found collaboration, Verdoes’ current music signifies an interestingRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

KEXP is thrilled to co-present the first-ever Fisherman’s Village Music Festival! Join us on May 16th and 17th in the beautiful city of Everett for one of the largest music festivals in Snohomish County. Together with the Everett Music Initiative, we’ll present over 60 bands on four stages, including the Historic Everett Theatre, the oldestRead more...

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Live Review: Benjamin Verdoes (and Friends) Vinyl Release Show at the Triple Door 3/4/14

Last Tuesday night, Benjamin Verdoes graced the Triple Door stage for the vinyl release show of his solo project, The Evil Eye. It was an evening of gratitude, love, and meaningful music. Opener John Van Deusen of The Lonely Forest played a roughly 30-minute set of mellow tunes on acoustic guitar. The music was filledRead more...

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