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Live Around Town This Week

In addition to the ongoing KEXP Summer Membership Drive going on this week, it’s also time for the annual Noise For The Needy concerts. For those unfamiliar, Noise For The Needy is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that raises money for charitable causes through the production of live music shows. This year all proceeds will benefit RealRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, December 29 THE BRAMBLES with Buffalo Death Beam, Jack Wilson @ The Tractor Tavern Local female-led alt-country band The Brambles will headline what will be a full night of good music at the Tractor on Wednesday. Sharing the bill will be Buffalo Death Beam as well as impassioned folk singer Jack Wilson, who releasedRead more…

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Bumbershoot Photos from Sunday 9/5/10

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Wowzers, there were a lot of bands at Bumbershoot at the Seattle Center on day two. We have some great images here from a little Courtney Love to a lot of Weezer. So many bands we just don’t have the time to explain them all! (You should know all these great performersRead more…

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot – Sunday

If Saturday was a day for female vocalists, Sunday seems like it’s a “Where are they now?” episode of bands we loved in the 90s or early 00s, but for whatever fell out of the forefront of our consciousnesses in recent years. Weezer, Hole, and The Dandy Warhols will all be occupying prime-time slots, andRead more…

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party – Sunday

Alison Mosshart (The Kills), Jack Lawrence (The Greenhornes), Dean Fertita (Queens Of The Stone Age) and Jack White (The White Stripes) formed the legendary garage rock and neo psychedelic supergroup, The Dead Weather back in 2009, successfully reaching thee audience that loves the eccentric alt-rock sound. Their debut album, Horehound, displayed their influences of bluesRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Hip-Hop: The New Seattle Sound” – Fresh Espresso

Every week KEXP Documentaries brings you a musical subject in the time it takes to play just one song. And this week we continue our series Hip-Hop: The New Seattle Sound with an episode on local duo Fresh Espresso. When hip-hop culture was created, in the 70’s in the Bronx, New York, its creators tookRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, June 29 Femi Kudi & Positive Force @ the Showbox at the Market Since his father and Afro-Beat pioneer Fela Kuti died in 1997, Femi and his band Positive Force have been carrying on his father’s legacy while at the same time blazing their own trail. Though he has garnered the bulk of hisRead more…

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Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more…

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GIVE for the holidays

KEXP is proud to partner with Seattle’s coffee roaster Caffé Vita and over 30 other local businesses for the GIVE music and video compilation to benefit Arts Corps and area food banks. Starting today, November 17th, 30 downloadable tracks are available from a wide variety of Seattle artists, all of whom have donated songs forRead more…

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REVERB Festival 2009 preview

Just when you finished recovering from Bumbershoot comes Seattle Weekly’s 4th annual local music extravaganza, REVERB Festival. This Saturday, October 3, over sixty artists, bands, and djs will take over the cobble stone streets of Ballard Avenue to blow out your brains with a wealth of musical spanning in genre and sound. A measly $7Read more…

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