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KEXP Suggests: Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall

At KEXP, we love us some Tomo Nakayama — Grand Hallway frontman, member of local acts Gold Leaves, Sera Cahoone and The Maldives, Seattle Rock Orchestra collaborator — not to mention, the new Seattle Town Hall Artist in Residence. Join Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29th for “Scratch Night,” an interactive, hands-onRead more…

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City Arts Fest: Thursday 10/18

On Thursday, October 18, I took advantage of the proximity of two venues to get a better sense of the variety that the City Arts Festival brings, by bouncing between two very different shows. The Crocodile had a fairly typical rock show, with Gold Leaves, Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Throw Me The Statue,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more…

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Live Video: Gold Leaves at CHBP

During the Capitol Hill Block Party, many of the bands who played Barboza used the venue’s acoustics to amplify the punch of their electric guitars, but Seattle’s Gold Leaves took a different approach – the Grant Olsen led group allowed their glittering strums and echoing voices resonate throughout the hall. Each element carefully arranged andRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural: Remembering 2011

The first show of the 2012 installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series is just a few days away. This free concert series, open to the public at the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, kicks off this Friday, August 3rd with No Depression Night, hosted by DJ El Toro andRead more…

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Live from Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 3: Gold Leaves

In the four years between the release of In Camera, the debut (and only) album from his indie-folk duo Arthur & Yu, singer-songwriter Grant Olsen reportedly wavered between making an R&B record, a doo-wop record, and a country record. As a record junkie-turned-musician, Olsen’s struggle to refine and define his influences out of his encyclopedicRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With KEXP and just about everyone else down in Austin this week, Seattle slows down just a little bit, but there’s still some good music choices for those of us staying behind. On Tuesday, Balkan Beat Box are at the Showbox at the Market, and Saul Williams is at Neumo’s. If you happen to beRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a sweet list of shows this week, just in time for Valentine’s Day. First, Gary Clark Jr. brings his smooth Austin sounds to a sold-out Crocodile tonight. On Tuesday, you can take your valentine to a great show at Neptune Theatre with Dr. Dog. On Thursday, the highly anticipated (and sold out!) Little BigRead more…

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