Tag Archives: Old 97's

KEXP at SXSW This Week

KEXP is excited to return to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX for SXSW! Join us for these FREE, all ages sessions -- each performance is open to the public, and no wristband is required to attend! Not in Austin this week? Let us bring the scene to you with exclusive photos and reportsRead more...

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A Special Message from Rhett Miller

When Old 97′s dropped by KEXP earlier this year, Rhett Miller took a moment to reflect on the impact KEXP has had on his life, and what a rare and precious commodity listener-powered radio is. If you share Rhett’s sentiments, please make a gift of support to KEXP. We’re in the midst of our NewRead more...

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Song of the Day: Rhett Miller - Out of Love

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. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Out of Love” by RhettRead more...

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Out This Week 7/5

Welcome back from a celebratory if not explosive weekend. Count all of your fingers and toes and make sure they’re all there, as you’ll need ‘em to walk on over to your local record store today and pick up the latest releases. Out this week, you’ll find “Volume 2″ of The Grande Theatre by OldRead more...

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Sasquatch! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more...

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Live Video: Rhett Miller of Old 97′s

Between Rhett Miller and his band Old 97′s, they’ve racked up a total of 8 in-studio performances at KEXP in the past 10 years -- that’s just how much KEXP listeners and DJs love them. The long-lived band started up in the early 90′s -- back in the heyday of alt-country‘s popularity -- and haveRead more...

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Live Review: Old 97′s with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market 1/24

Rhett Miller and the Old 97′s love Seattle. For somewhere so far away from their home state of Texas, both geographically and culturally, they have always been outspoken about how impressed they are with the city. He spent time Monday praising KEXP and comparing Seattle to Austin in “weirdness,” but noting that Seattle has aRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 24 OLD 97′S with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market Most of us are familiar with the Old 97′s (if you’re not, here’s a review of their most recent stop by the Showbox last June). Rhett Miller and Co. bring it every single night, never leave anyone disappointed, and are just aRead more...

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Live Review: Old 97′s with The David Wax Museum @ Showbox 6/30

The Old 97′s were one of the first bands I ever saw live, years ago at the now defunct Gypsy Tea Room in Dallas, Texas, a city that isn’t exactly known for churning out good music for how big it is. Both the Old 97′s and myself hail from the Big D, however, and I’veRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, June 29 Femi Kudi & Positive Force @ the Showbox at the Market Since his father and Afro-Beat pioneer Fela Kuti died in 1997, Femi and his band Positive Force have been carrying on his father’s legacy while at the same time blazing their own trail. Though he has garnered the bulk of hisRead more...

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