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KEXP Suggests: Summer Meltdown Festival 8/7-8/10

Now in its 14th year, the Summer Meltdown Music Festival in Darrington, WA is always a great time, and 2014 is an especially good year to make the 90-minute trip up north for it. Back in March, a mudslide in nearby Oso killed 43 people. The Stillaguamish Valley area is still working towards economic recovery,Read more…

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Under the Space Needle: Seattleites Share Stories of Seattle Center, Pt. 2

Since its construction in 1962 for the World’s Fair, Seattle Center has been the site for many memorable music moments. With music festivals like Bumbershoot and Folklife, and venues like Key Arena and the Vera Project, some amazing bands have traveled through this local landmark… and when KEXP moves into our new home there, we’reRead more…

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Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in Photos!

KEXP, the community of Everett, and the Everett Music Initiative banded together over the weekend of May 16th and 17th to bring some powerful sound (more than 50 bands in total!) to Snohomish County’s own sleepy fishing town with the inception of the very first Fisherman’s Village Music Festival. All in all, the weekend featuredRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Fisherman’s Village Music Festival

KEXP is thrilled to co-present the first-ever Fisherman’s Village Music Festival! Join us on May 16th and 17th in the beautiful city of Everett for one of the largest music festivals in Snohomish County. Together with the Everett Music Initiative, we’ll present over 60 bands on four stages, including the Historic Everett Theatre, the oldestRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, March 18th • Shabazz Palaces, Erik Blood, Ricky & Mark at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Leslie Wood, Feral Children, Local Strangers at A Night of Prosperity: Benefit for Whole Planet Foundation (6:00 PM) at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Nils Frahm, Douglas Dare at Triple Door // All Ages (moreRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more…

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Doe Bay Fest 2013: Day One

Words by Tara Kelly Kearns & photos by Morgen Schuler Doe Bay, Doe Bay? Doe Bay, Doe Bay! First heard in 2011, when Champagne Champagne headlined the Doe Bay Fest, these words ring throughout the festival — start to finish — and are now seen on the trucker hats available to festival-goers, anxious to retrieveRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Capitol Hill Block Party 7/26-7/28

This weekend, the streets will be alive with the sound of music – the Seattle way! There are a ton of terrific bands to see and hear this year at the Capitol Hill Block Party, from The Flaming Lips and Dirty Projectors to La Luz to Pickwick. Whole areas of Capitol Hill will be blockedRead more…

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Doe Bay Fest 6 Lineup Announced

If you didn’t get your tickets in the 2.5 minutes that they were on sale, this lineup announcement may seem a bit cruel, but at least Artist Home, organizers of the annual Doe Bay Fest, kindly treated fans to a free show last night at Chop Suey as they revealed the performers at this year’sRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia

Join KEXP, CityArts, and Neumos in supporting the 8th edition of Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia — A Tribute to The Cure and Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . On February 9th at Neumos some of our favorite Seattle bands will be covering songs by The Cure. The lineup includesRead more…

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