Tag Archives: Pollens

KEXP Suggests: Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall

At KEXP, we love us some Tomo Nakayama — Grand Hallway frontman, member of local acts Gold Leaves, Sera Cahoone and The Maldives, Seattle Rock Orchestra collaborator — not to mention, the new Seattle Town Hall Artist in Residence. Join Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29th for “Scratch Night,” an interactive, hands-onRead more...

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Hood to Hood 2013: Pollens

Afrobeat, trance, indie rock: these are just some of the words tossed around when talking about Pollens, among the more composed acts doing the rounds in Seattle currently. And while those words do describe the band, to a degree, they fail to include the constant smiles, the deep dips in vocals, the complex layering ofRead more...

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KEXP Live from Hood to Hood 2013

We’re broadcasting live at University of Washington’s Red Square celebrating U-District’s victory in our Hood-to-Hood challenge! Join us on this typical Seattle day for some awesome live music. If you can’t make it to the UW campus, don’t worry we will bring you all the fun with constant performance updates here on the blog. TheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We start off the week with a bang! On Monday night you’ve got your choice between three great shows. English band Spiritualized are performing at Neptune Theatre, Dublin Ireland’s Little Green Cars are with The Horde & The Harem at Neumos, and Fitz & The Tantrums play with Bear Mountain at Columbia City Theater. On Tuesday, Jessie Ware is at theRead more...

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Hood To Hood 2013

Each year, KEXP descends upon the winning neighborhood of our annual Hood to Hood Challenge during our Spring Fundraising Drive, and this year, Seattle’s University District won decisively. To celebrate their victory, we are broadcasting live on Friday, April 19th, from the University of Washington’s Red Square as part of Husky Fest. Join us betweenRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Things are slowing down this week with Thanksgiving on Thursday and the busiest shopping day of the year on Friday. If you need a few distractions, there are still some good choices for you. On Tuesday, there’s a Red Cross benefit for Hurricane Sandy at Palace Ballroom with an auction, music from DJ El Toro,Read more...

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City Arts Fest: Ghostland Observatory @ Showbox SoDo 10/19

On Friday, October 19, I went down to the Showbox SoDo for what promised to be the biggest show I’d see at City Arts Fest: Ghostland Observatory. Technically, this was my second time seeing them, as I was at their performance at the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party. But that time, I was so farRead more...

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