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Live Around Town This Week

2011 is finally here and gone. The old year appeared to leave with a bang; however, the new year (at least musically) is starting off with barely a whimper – at least for one week. In fact, our first notable show of the week isn’t until Wednesday when local Charles Leo Gebhardt IV brings his blendRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more…

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Song of the Day: Black Whales – Walking In The Dark

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 the MorningRead more…

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Live Video: The Maldives, Black Whales @ Concerts at the Mural

You’ve gone to the show, you’ve seen the photos, now relive it all over again with live video from the first day of KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series. Last week’s performances included the psych-poppers Black Whales and rustic alt-country orchestra The Maldives. Each band was alight with energy, bringing smiles andRead more…

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Photos: KEXP Concerts at the Mural & the 9th Annual BBQ!

This past weekend, KEXP listeners took over the Seattle Center’s Mural Ampitheater for a two-day thrill ride that included the first show in this year’s Concerts at the Mural series and the 9th Annual KEXP BBQ. Among the bands in attendance were Mad Rad, Hey Marseilles, The Maldives, Black Whales, Capsula, Virgin Islands, Fool’s Gold,Read more…

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Concerts at the Mural begin; KEXP BBQ today at Seattle Center!

Here are a few photos from last night’s opening of KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural free weekly series. Black Whales opened the night, followed by Hey Marseilles and The Maldives. The Mural lawn was a packed with fans of all three bands and those who just wanted to enjoy a nice eveningRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural preview: The Maldives, Hey Marseilles & Black Whales, 8/5

While the sun is still making up its mind about whether or not to show its face this summer, KEXP has decided to shrug off our jackets and get ready for this year’s Concerts at the Mural series. Every Friday in August, KEXP and Seattle Center will be hosting a free concert at the MuralRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural begin this weekend, with two free shows — Friday night with The Maldives, Hey Marseilles, Black Whales, and all day Saturday with Fool’s Gold, Rainbow Arabia, Capsula, Virgin Islands, Mad Rad — but there’s a lot else going on, including a full weekend outside of Portland atRead more…

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Out This Week 6/28

Although singer/songwriter Gillian Welch hasn’t been totally quiet over the past years, having performed and recorded with bands like The Decemberists, Bright Eyes, Solomon Burke, Steve Earle, Ralph Stanley, Ryan Adams, Alison Krauss, and many others, and of course supporting her long-time collaborator David Rawlings’ also first solo release in 2009 — but she hasn’tRead more…

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