Tag Archives: Damien Jurado

Pickathon 2011 preview

This year’s Pickathon festival is just around the corner, starting this Friday August 5th and continuing through the weekend, wrapping up Sunday the 7th. The festival features an all-star lineup of indie roots and Americana, featuring Mavis Staples, Black Mountain, Bill Callahan, Califone, Thao, Fruit Bats, Vetiver, Damien Jurado, The Sadies, Laura Veirs, Alela DianeRead more…

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SIFF “Face the Music” preview: Damien Jurado and the Russian Avant-Garde

Each year SIFF organizes a live score event matching current musicians with silent filmmakers from a by-gone era. Past artists have included the Album Leaf, No Age and The Maldives. This year pairs local indie rock singer/songwriter Damien Jurado and Russian-born French avant-garde filmmaker Dimitri Kirsanoff in Damien Jurado and the Russian Avant-Garde. Festival Screenings:Read more…

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Live Video: Damien Jurado

Perennial Seattle favorite Damien Jurado is bringing his folksy indie rock to the Emerald City one last time. This Saturday at the Crocodile will mark his last show with his band for quite some time, and it’s not a farewell to miss. To prepare yourself for the show, KEXP brings you a one-of-a-kind live in-studioRead more…

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Live Review: Damien Jurado, Columbia City Theater 1/7

It’s been over a decade since I first stepped into the doors of my high school. Through those four years, my mixtapes — and eventually iTunes playlists — changed quite a bit. The Northwest music scene is constantly changing, just like my musical interests, so it’s few and far between that a Seattle act fromRead more…

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Live Video: Damien Jurado @ Capitol Hill Block Party

It’s a testament to the power of Damien Jurado’s music that perhaps the most unassuming of the of the fourteen bands to perform live for KEXP in the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party would draw one of the largest crowds. And for good reason: for the past fifteen years, JuradoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 12th FUCK CANCER: A Benefit Show @ Neumos The Elysian Brewing Co. has put together an anti-cancer show featuring local acts Terry Radjaw (Fresh Espresso, Mad Rad), The Redwood Plan, and Sweaty. This should be a high energy show to drum up some dollars for a good cause. Special Elysian beer will beRead more…

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On the Road with Damien Jurado and Kay Kay

photos and updates by Hayley Young Day 4: Washington, D.C. Last night we stayed in a 4 star hotel just outside downtown. Hotwire has done it again. This morning, while the majority of Kay Kay’s members join Damien for his in-studio at Sirius Satalite Radio, frontman Kirk Huffman is downstairs enjoying the perks of theRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late May

We didn’t spend a lot of time in the studio with live performances in late May because we had too much fun taking live bands out to West Seattle and Easy Street Records for our Hood to Hood day. Though we might have lacked quantity we made up for it with quality! This set featuresRead more…

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Damien Jurado with Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground on the road

photos and updates by Hayley Young Sam Anderson and I are waiting outside Delta Terminal 3 at JFK Airport. Thomas Hunter, having spent the early morning visiting Long Island is now en route with the Kay Kay van to pick us up. From here, he will take us through the streets of New York’s BrooklynRead more…

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Out This Week 5/25

You know how some food looks nasty but tastes great? Yeah, “Maniac Meat” is probably one of those dishes, at least judging by the looks of the cover to the new Tobacco album out today. Soylent Green, anyone? Either way, the album Maniac Meat is certainly a mouthful and a challenge to the palette ofRead more…

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