Tag Archives: Smokey Brights

Bumbershoot 2017, Day Three: Smokey Brights

Closing out the KEXP stage on Sunday night, you couldn’t have asked for a better send off than Smokey Brights. The Seattle rock outfit wasted no time jumping right into what they do best: blaring killer guitar riffs and belting out infectious melodies that are sure to get people up and moving. This is aRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Dancing on the Valentine XII at The Crocodile 2/10

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and we choo-choo-choose Dancing on the Valentine! Now in its twelfth year, this annual event was launched by leukemia survivor Jenny George as a celebration of life and her birthday. All proceeds go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Since its launch in 2004, Dancing on the ValentineRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 6th: KEXP Presents Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lady Wray at Neumos (more info) Jim James, Twin Limb at the Neptune Theatre (more info) Pleasures, Roy Rodgers, Bad Motivators at The Sunset (more info) Bell Witch, Aerial Ruin, Eos, Serpentent at Highline (more info) Laraaji, Bardo:Basho, DJ Explorateur at Q Nightclub (more info)Read more…

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Music that Matters: 2016 Ain’t So Bad

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 529 – 2016 Ain’t So Bad John Richards leads you throughRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Ballard SeafoodFest 7/9 + 7/10

There’s a lot more to the Ballard SeafoodFest than just salmon! Founded in 1974 to celebrate the neighborhood’s Nordic roots and connection to the fishing industry, the event has since blossomed into a FREE two-day festival with arts and crafts, a beer garden, and an amazing musical line-up. (And, of course, still plenty of seafood!)Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Bartfest 2015 10/9-10/10

KEXP is proud to sponsor the second annual Bartfest, this weekend, Friday, October 9th through Saturday, October 10th, in Spokane, Washington. Spearheaded by all-ages venue The Bartlett, partnering with their neighbors at Nyne Bar, the eastern Washington city will host 18 bands across the venues. A pre-party/poster show kicks things off tonight, Thursday, October 8th,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot Music Festival

Labor Day weekend is upon us, which in Seattle means Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival! This long-running festival enters its 45th year of music, comedy, literary events, and more at Seattle Center. As we prepare to move into that location ourselves, this year KEXP won’t be broadcasting from the festival like we have in yearsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 16th: • Robyn Hitchcock, Emma Swift at Columbia City Theater // 21+ (more info) • Andrea Gibson, Holly Miranda at Neumos // All Ages [SOLD OUT] (more info)

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Live Video: Smokey Brights

From heartfelt harmonies to tranquil flirtations, Seattle’s Smokey Brights drop by the KEXP live room to unveil a decadent collection of tracks from their new rhythmically red rummed release, Taste for Blood. Duo vocalists Ryan Devlin and Kim West produce hypnotic results – tender chants that sound like they are coming from misty mountains inRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: 12 From ’14

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 441 – 12 From ’14 Join Variety Mix host TroyRead more…

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