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Video Roundup: National Sibling Day

Happy Sibling Day, everyone! In today’s Video Roundup, KEXP is bringing you a slough of bands comprised of brothers and sisters. Our list includes: HAIM, The Jackson Five, The National, Kings of Leon, The Bee-Gees, Radiohead, CocoRosie, and First Aid Kit. It’s a wonderful demonstration of the potential power of familial collaboration — no matterRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Benjamin Verdoes

Iska Dhaaf’s Benjamin Verdoes recently released a solo album called The Evil Eye. It is an auto-biographical record responding to the myriad trials he’s experienced in his personal life. The album is sweet, poignant and wonderfully composed, even using Somali words to help express his thoughts. KEXP had the chance to chat with Benjamin about hisRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With SXSW just winding down and the hometown folk all but headed home, we’re ready for more concerts and a new festival in Boise Idaho. It’s the inaugural year of the Treefort Music Fest which runs from Thursday March 21 - Sunday March 24; featuring music from National, Local, and Regional acts. Some great bandsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. What else do you need during the holidays? Some good live music! We take a peek inside the concert calendar with more great shows this week. Starting things off on Monday night, Rose Windows, Master Musicians of Bukkake, and Brain Fruit play at theRead 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: KEXP’s Hood to Hood Ballard Day broadcast

Last Friday, KEXP celebrated Ballard as the winners of the Hood to Hood Challenge during our 2011 Summer Membership Drive. As promised, we brought the party to them, with five Northwest bands playing free shows outside in downtown Ballard at Bergen Place Park. Ramona Falls, Deep Sea Diver, My Goodness, The Maldives, and Mt. St.Read more...

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Hood To Hood Ballard: Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band

It’s 5:35pm at KEXP’s Ballard Day broadcast for Hood to Hood 2012 and everybody has but one question on our minds:  Where is the drummer? Just when it looks like the final act may not happen, the indie quartet Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band triumphantly takes the stage to close out the day. A monthRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With a week of awesome weather (not just for Seattle, I mean period.) comes a very back-heavy bevy of both shows to go peruse and enjoy.  Hump Day sees Buffalo Death Beam, Yarn, Red Heart Alarm occupying the Tractor; Thursday, Sunset Tavern hosts a set by Ramona Falls, Land of Pines, and Natural Selection whileRead more...

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Event Preview: KEXP celebrates Ballard Day for Hood to Hood 2012

May 18 will mark victory for Ballard in last year’s Hood to Hood Challenge! That means that all day on May 18, KEXP will be hosting live music and live DJ sets all over Ballard. They will also be accepting food and hygiene donations for Ballard Food Bank all day at the KEXP tent atRead more...

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HuskyFest begins tomorrow... Enjoy local music, April 19-21

This Thursday through Saturday, April 19-21, the University of Washington and the U-District communities are celebrating HuskyFest, three days of music, visual arts, literature and theater on the university campus and centered around a large tented pavilion on Red Square. KEXP is proud to sponsor this multicultural event, especially because they’re offering lots of freeRead more...

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