Tag Archives: Built to Spill

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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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more…

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City Arts Festival 2011 schedule announced: Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built To Spill to headline

After tremendous success last year, the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival has announced their lineup. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, 2011, and will feature headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at venues as varied as Benaroya Hall, The Paramount Theatre, Showbox SoDo,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 15th CLINIC with The Fresh & Onlys and The Intelligence @ Neumo’s The surgical mask-wearing UK cult band returns to Seattle following up their sixth album, Bubblegum. Hardly purveyors of candy-coated rock, Clinic sweeten their tunes with more varied instrumentation than you might have heard them play in the past. With them, twoRead more…

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Final Day to Support Live at KEXP Volume Six!

KEXP has been pleased to welcome the thousands of musicians who have performed in our studio over the years. The depth and quality of each performance by such a wide variety of artists never ceases to amaze us.

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Three Imaginary Girls just end up walking in the cold November rain…

All jokes about Axl Rose’s awful cornrows aside, it’s wet. It’s cold. The desire to hole up, not unlike many of our small rodenty friends of the animal kingdom (except with books / TV, and hot toddies) is overwhelming, but fight it for one more week! You know where you can find warmth and heat,Read more…

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Out This Week 10/6

One of the many reasons you love KEXP and would go out of your way to support us during our 2009 Fall Membership Drive (going on now!)? The fact that we go out of our way to bring you great music not just on the airwaves (and internet waves) but also for you to stream,Read more…

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Oh, Messy Life: Friday at Capitol Hill Block Party

by Ben Funkhouser photos by James Bailey Audacity: I spent some time at the Vera stage before the weekend got warmed up, just to enjoy an otter pop and feel the sun on my back. I chatted with some of the Audacity dudes, who turned out to be pretty nice guys. Their bass player toldRead more…

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