Tag Archives: Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside

Live Video: Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

“I don’t care what you think,” sings the red-dressed Portland native Sallie Ford. The lyric is definitely in line with the spirit of her newest album, which has as much to do with the idea of freedom, of not being captured in any genre box, as it does with the huge punching sound of Sallie FordRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 2: Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside

text by Britta Plyler and Anna McClain Formed in 2007, Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside have become staples of the Pacific Northwest music community. It makes sense that their sound has been described as “rockabilly,” because Ford, originally from North Carolina, infuses her own style of southern soulfulness. After moving her musical talents toRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pickathon Preview with Greg Vandy

Pickathon is my favorite weekend of the year. You’ve heard me talk about it incessantly in The Roadhouse, and maybe you saw the KEXP vids last year from the “Bunny Glade,” and maybe you were even there when I interviewed Mavis Staples in the Workshop Barn in 2011 (laughs & tears!). If so, you knowRead more...

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Out This Week 2/19

It’s a big week for new releases, so let’s get right into it. First thing on your shopping list: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‘ latest, Push The Sky Away. Fifteen albums in and Cave & Co. still create unique stunners. As our Music Director, Don Yates, says, it’s “a masterful set of brooding, minimalistRead more...

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Live Video: Concerts at the Mural No Depression Night

Traditional music and roots authority No Depression helped kicked off the 2012 Concert at the Mural series with plenty of stomping and howling. From the husband and wife acoustic duo Shovels and Rope to the minimalistic neo-soul beats of Fly Moon Royalty, concertgoers were treated to a wide variety of sounds to help celebrate summer,Read more...

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Concerts at the Mural: No Depression Night this Friday!

The new season of Concerts at the Mural, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center, starts this Friday evening. We’ve been pimping this series of FREE concerts for a while, but we’re really excited that it kicks off at the Mural Amphitheater with No Depression Night. It’s our second year partnering with the venerable No DepressionRead more...

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Concerts at the Mural: Remembering 2011

The first show of the 2012 installment of KEXP and the Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series is just a few days away. This free concert series, open to the public at the Mural Amphitheater at Seattle Center, kicks off this Friday, August 3rd with No Depression Night, hosted by DJ El Toro andRead more...

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KEXP and the Seattle Center present Concerts at the Mural 2012

Looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy Seattle’s newfound warm weather? Look no further, as Concerts at the Mural returns this summer! Presented by KEXP and the Seattle Center, 2012′s installment of Concerts at the Mural will consist of four nights of FREE shows -- every Friday night in August -- featuring some of ourRead more...

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