Tag Archives: Charles Bradley

Bumbershoot 2013: Day 1

Saturday’s Bumbershoot festivities got the 2013 season off to a great start. With the turnout highlight of the day going to rising Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, and with a three way tie for most dancing going to !!!, Charles Bradley, and Crystal Castles, the day was an eclectic bunch of gems. Being one of theRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Saturday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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MFNW 2013 Lineup Announced!

Seattle has no shortage of summertime music festivals and events, so why does KEXP travels= down to Portland, OR, to broadcast during MusicfestNW each year? One reason is the comfortable, neighborhood-like atmosphere of the festival itself. The other is the stellar lineup that just keeps getting better and better. Today, MFNW announced its 2013 lineup,Read more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Out This Week 4/2

Record Store Day may yet be three weeks away, but you’ll find a ton of great new music at your favorite record shop today, including the latest from The Black Angels. KEXP listeners have long been fans of this Austin band, and in fact we even had them perform in-studio before the release of theirRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands – Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more…

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Countdown Predictions: Americana

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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SIFF “Face The Music” Preview: Charles Bradley: Soul of America

Preview by Masa Charles Bradley: Soul of America Directed by Poull Brien (USA, 2012, 75 minutes) Festival Screening: June 6, 2012 9:15 PM @ AMC Pacific Place 11 Charles Bradley: Soul of America is the story of one man who never gave up on his dreams, and after sixty years of struggles and hardships, madeRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 2

Opening a main stage at a festival can be a daunting task, especially for a band that isn’t used to playing festivals. ” This is a little different than our basement,” noted singer Galen Disston, “but we’re really honored to be here.” Lucky for Pickwick, a legion of fans rushed to the front of theRead more…

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Seattle International Film Festival 2012: Face The Music series with Bad Brains, Paul Simon, Pacific NW Hiphop and Doe Bay

The Seattle International Film Festival’s Face The Music series is eagerly anticipated by music fans every year, and for extra flavor this season’s line-up has been curated by music maven/legendary DJ Marco Collins. SIFF runs from May 17 to June 10, and the movies are screened at theaters all over the city, from Pacific PlaceRead more…

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