Tag Archives: Seattle Rock Orchestra

Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more…

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Live Video: Seattle Rock Orchestra with The Kindness Kind and guests

Last month, the worlds of classical music and rock ‘n’ roll collided as the Seattle Rock Orchestra combined an 80-piece orchestra of traditional instruments like violins, cellos, flutes, and trumpets, with The Kindness Kind, a local indie rock band comprised of electric and bass guitar, drums and keyboards. Joining them were singers David Terry (ofRead more…

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The Seattle Rock Orchestra rocks the night in tribute to David Bowie

Violins, cellos, trumpets, and a harp along with The Kindness Kind‘s style of rock, honored David Bowie with a set of his most popular work. The 70-piece orchestra, an extension of the Seattle Rock Orchestra, performed a setlist based on Bowie’s more glam albums Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and theRead more…

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Live Video: Grand Hallway

You’ve likely heard Grand Hallway live on KEXP several times before (in-studio and at our 2009 Yule Benefit), but you’ve never heard them here like this: six members of the Seattle Rock Orchestra join Grand Hallway’s Tomo Nakayama, Shenandoah Davis, Alina To, and Jaclyn Shumate for a lush acoustic session. Tomo and the band playedRead more…

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Live Video: Jeremy Enigk with the Seattle Rock Orchestra

To celebrate his record release of his latest solo album last month, Jeremy Enigk brought together the 13-piece collective the Seattle Rock Orchestra to perform with him at The Triple Door. Enigk, who many fans might know from his days with Sunny Day Real Estate and The Fire Theft, played five songs from OK Bear,Read more…

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