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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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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 7 “Love Me Some Townes Van Zandt” Tribute @ The Tractor Tavern A tribute show for Townes Van Zandt featuring Starr Anna & Justin Davis, Rusty Willoughby, Kasey Anderson, Kevin Large, Shane Tutmarc, Gary Westlake, Peter Droge & Elaine Summers, to name a few. Here’s Townes: (8 pm, $12 adv/$15 dos, 21+)

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Song of the Day: Black Whales – Rattle Your Bones

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 AfternoonRead more…

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Live Review: We Are Scientists, Black Whales, Rewards @ Neumos 7/28

“Let’s explore our feelings,” bassist Chris Cain sagely and deliberately intones into the mic as the three-piece high energy rock ‘n’ roll funsters We Are Scientists take to the stage and launch into ‘Nice Guys’ — the second single from their recently released fourth studio album, Barbara. Taking their name from the song “We AreRead more…

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KEXP suggests the Georgetown Music Festival this Saturday

by Brian Connolly The Georgetown Music Festival is back for another summer afternoon of indoor/outdoor entertainment. With over twenty local acts from which to choose and three stages between which to divide your attention, you shouldn’t have any problem finding something to occupy your attention. Featuring many past-GMF alums, this year’s lineup is a poignantRead more…

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