Tag Archives: Blue Scholars

Photo Gallery: Fremont Fair Solstice Concert Series 6/21

Last weekend, the Fremont Fair launched their inaugural Solstice Concert Series. We shared photos from Friday nights show here, and today we have photos from Saturday, when Cascadia ’10, The Flavr Blue, The Physics, and Blue Scholars brought the beat under the sun. We’re already looking forward to next year! Photos by Eric Tra (viewRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Fremont Fair Solstice Concert Series

It may be the 43rd year of the Fremont Fair, but it’s the inaugural year for the accompanying Solstice Concert Series! And they’re kicking things off in a big way, as only you would expect from the neighborhood that calls itself the “Center of the Universe.” From Friday, June 20th through Sunday, June 22nd, theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 16th • Jessica Lea Mayfield, Israel Nash at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 17th • The Menzingers, Lumeria, PUP at El Corazon // All Ages (more info)

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SIFF 2013 Face The Music Preview: The Otherside

The Otherside (Directed by Daniel Torok, USA, 2013, 47 minutes) Festival screenings: Friday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM - SIFF Cinema Uptown Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 8:30 PM - SIFF Cinema Uptown “I don’t think having a cohesive we-all-sound-like-this kind of thing is important. I think the most important thing is a trueRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. What else do you need during the holidays? Some good live music! We take a peek inside the concert calendar with more great shows this week. Starting things off on Monday night, Rose Windows, Master Musicians of Bukkake, and Brain Fruit play at theRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Hip hop

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Live Video: Blue Scholars

Seattle’s own Blue Scholars have been such an integral part of the local music scene, it’s hard to remember a time when they weren’t around (or at least it is for this blogger, who was 12 at the time of their inception). They’ve appeared at Sasquatch! three separate years and opened for Kanye West atRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Blue Scholars with KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. at 2010 Capitol Hill Block Partyphoto by Steven Dewall Monday, June 13 Tijuana Panthers with Guantanamo Baywatch @ Chop Suey ($5, 8PM, 21+) (buy tickets) Long Beach meets the Northwest. Surf’s up, dude! The Tallboys @ Tractor Tavern ($6, 7:30PM) (info)

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Song of the Day: ::M∆DE::IN::HEIGHTS:: - All The Places

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 theRead more...

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