Tag Archives: La Luz

Live Review: Short Run Beach Party at Washington Hall 11/15/2014

Washington Hall overflowed with creative energy on Saturday, November 15th at the Short Run Comix & Arts Festival, an annual event showcasing “almost 200 cartoonists, publishers, zinesters, authors, animators, and more.” The venue was packed to the brim with tables lined with artists and their wares, along with a bake sale, food trucks, a silkscreenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 10th • Rhett Miller w/ Salim Nourallah at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 3: La Luz

Our first live act of the day at Kex Hostel from Iceland Airwaves is fresh off a plane from Amsterdam. But you’ll surely recognize them as Seattle’s own garage surf outfit La Luz. We’ve been spinning this all female quartet’s 2013 Hardly Art/Sub Pop album It’s Alive and done several in studio sessions with them. They’veRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bartfest 2014 9/5-9/7

Finally! A reason to go to Spokane! This weekend, September 5th through 7th, launches the First Annual Bartfest, a music festival organized by a new all-ages venue in the small Washington town, The Bartlett. Together, with Nyne Bar located next door, they’ll host a three-day indoor festival smack-dab in the middle of downtown Spokane onRead more…

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KEXP Q&A: Lena Simon of La Luz & Kairos

Lena Simon is a wizard. She plays bass, guitar, drums, keys and sings. She’s been on Leno with Mary Lambert, has toured Europe with La Luz (who, incidentally, just announced a tour with Ty Segal) and writes songs for her band Kairos. She’s also a generous soul with a great deal of compassion and interestRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bumbershoot Preview 2014

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. 422 – Bumbershoot Preview 2014 Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Live Review: Pizza Fest @ The Highline 8/16/2014

Punk shows are always more visceral when you’re hurting. You’re feeling a mix of emotions, and despite how cheesy it sounds (no pun intended), sometimes the best way to let them out is to thrash around in a mosh pit and sing your heart out. Saturday night, during The Coathangers’ headlining set at the Highline,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: We (heart) Seattle Second Annual Planned Parenthood NW Benefit Concert

There’s a lot to (heart) about Seattle, including the way our music community supports local non-profits. Which is why KEXP is thrilled to team up with Nectar Lounge, Planned Parenthood, and The Stranger to present We (heart) Seattle: the Second Annual Planned Parenthood NW Benefit Concert on Friday, July 18th! KEXP chatted with Nikolas Peterson,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Bands and a Bonfire Under a Big Sky 6/28

If you loved seeing live music at Hilliard’s Beer Taproom during KEXP’s last Hood-to-Hood broadcast, then you’ll love this great bill happening on Saturday, June 28th. JanSport bring their fifth annual Bonfire Sessions back to Seattle with an excellent bill of Northwest music including Unknown Mortal Orchestra, La Luz, and Craft Spells. Enjoy the music,Read more…

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Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in Photos!

KEXP, the community of Everett, and the Everett Music Initiative banded together over the weekend of May 16th and 17th to bring some powerful sound (more than 50 bands in total!) to Snohomish County’s own sleepy fishing town with the inception of the very first Fisherman’s Village Music Festival. All in all, the weekend featuredRead more…

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