Tag Archives: Jessica Lea Mayfield

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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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2 FLEET FOXES @ The Moore The shows everyone has been waiting for are finally here. Local and now national indie folk darlings Fleet Foxes will celebrate the release of their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues with two sold out shows at The Moore. The album will be officially released on Tuesday, but mostRead more...

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Live Video: Jessica Lea Mayfield at SXSW

Singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield specializes in a mournful blend of folk rock and alt-country, with songs that are as moving as they are rustic. Songs like “Kiss Me Again” call to mind Midwest farms and sprawling countryside, without losing the intimate feel of a a dimly lit dive bar. She began playing music as earlyRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 3 Performances Online Now!

Though we were sad to be done, we were happy to end our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW on a strong note, with lineup of musically diverse guests. Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 showed up all the newbies by tearing it up with a fiery set of good ol’Read more...

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