Tag Archives: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Live Review: Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield sing Elliott Smith at Neptune Theatre 3/26/15

It goes without saying that Elliott Smith cannot be replaced. He was a one of a kind talent, a songwriter whose gift for melody often served as the vessel for his often harrowing narratives and disclosures. In the wake of his tragic death at 34, his reputation for intimately capturing deathly stark moments of isolationRead more…

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Live Video: Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield sing Elliott Smith

Everyone seems to have a story about their love for Elliott Smith. For Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield, theirs might have started with a dog. The two friends bonded over Smith’s songs after Mayfield introduced Avett to her adopted pooch, Elliott. Ongoing conversations about their shared reverence led to a collaborative cover of “Twilight”Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 10th: • Dr. Dog, Hanni El-Khatib at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ariel Pink, Jack Name at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Lucinda Williams at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents Dengue Fever, The Spider Ferns at The Triple Door // All AgesRead more…

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Live Video: Jessica Lea Mayfield

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve literally watched Jessica Lea Mayfield grow up before our very eyes. She’s been on our airwaves since she was a teenager, starting with her 2008 debut, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Over the years, we’ve been lucky to have her perform onRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Simple & Sure

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 415 – Simple & Sure There is a simple &Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 16th • Jessica Lea Mayfield, Israel Nash at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 17th • The Menzingers, Lumeria, PUP at El Corazon // All Ages (more info)

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Song of the Day: Jessica Lea Mayfield – Little Toy Trains

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. This week we are featuring songsRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2011, Sunday: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Kent, Ohio, native Jessica Lea Mayfield put on a brilliant set of searing slow-burners featuring her sultry, southern drawl-tinged vocals and avant garde, adventuresome guitar solos by her lead guitarist. Many of the songs painted images of infidelity in love, wrongdoings, heartbreak – the entire set was very intimate for one of the larger outdoorRead more…

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  Monday, July 11 *Graffiti6, Jupe Jupe @ Chop Suey (info) Graffiti6 is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Jamie Scott and songwriter-producer TommyD, both London-born multi- instrumentalists who began making music together in 2009 and decided to call the resulting collaboration Graffiti6. ($10, 8pm Doors / 21+)

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