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Wednesday Music News

After seven years together, Vivian Girls are calling it quits. They wrote on their Facebook page, “It’s been a long and crazy journey in the seven years since, and we feel as though the time has finally come to let our band rest in peace. It’s been an experience that we’ll look back on andRead more...

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Doe Bay Fest 2013: Day Two

Words by Tara Kelly Kearns & photos by Morgen Schuler I woke up in my tent bright and early on Day Two of the 6th Annual Doe Bay Fest to the sound of the Caffe Vita espresso grinder, which was conveniently located near me and just outside of the Artist’s Cabin. The sky was overcast,Read more...

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Doe Bay Fest 2013: Day One

Words by Tara Kelly Kearns & photos by Morgen Schuler Doe Bay, Doe Bay? Doe Bay, Doe Bay! First heard in 2011, when Champagne Champagne headlined the Doe Bay Fest, these words ring throughout the festival -- start to finish -- and are now seen on the trucker hats available to festival-goers, anxious to retrieveRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Sixth Annual Doe Bay Fest!

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. Doe Bay Fest got underway yesterday over on Orcas Island. This growing festival is in its sixth year and takes place atRead more...

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Doe Bay Fest 6 Lineup Announced

If you didn’t get your tickets in the 2.5 minutes that they were on sale, this lineup announcement may seem a bit cruel, but at least Artist Home, organizers of the annual Doe Bay Fest, kindly treated fans to a free show last night at Chop Suey as they revealed the performers at this year’sRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 1: Built to Spill

As was made our way to the mainstage for Built to Spill, slow drops of rain began to fall. The rain would never become hard or steady, instead lending the stage a golden glitter - the sun setting came in beams across the stage as Doug Martsch carefully but effortlessly lead the way through classicRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2013 Lineup Announcement!

In a video previewing the twelfth annual Sasquatch! Festival, comedian Nick Offerman (better known as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation) claims that the fest’s 2013 lineup will feature Merle Haggard, the original lineup of Menudo and “the great Gloria Robertson-Smith”. As we know now, none of those three acts will be performing at theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

What a great week for shows, including a first look at the 2013 Sasquatch! lineup with a Launch Party & festival announcement on Monday night at Neptune Theatre with Built to Spill, Cody ChesnuTT and a surprise guest! If that wasn’t enough excitement, Ben Folds Five and Nataly Dawn are at Showbox at the Market. On TuesdayRead more...

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Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival

photos and words by Alex Crick It’s exactly 505 miles from the KEXP studios to the heart of downtown Boise and that’s exactly how far I traveled to catch the inaugural year of Treefort Music Fest. Featuring 138 bands from the Northwest and beyond Treefort Fest bills itself as a new and emerging artist festival,Read more...

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