Tag Archives: The Jayhawks

Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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Live Video: The Jayhawks

Talk about a storied past. The Jayhawks rose from the fertile era of Twin Cities rock that also produced such contemporaries as The Replacements, Hüsker Dü, Soul Asylum and Prince. Though they often get tagged as “country rock revivalists” or “alt-country icons”, the band’s sound and personnel shifted throughout their nearly 30-year career. When oneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, January 6th • The Jayhawks at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • S [Jenn Ghetto], Pete Quirk, Finch Wolfe, and Corey J. Brewer at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info)

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KEXP Suggests: The Music of Uncle Tupelo vs. The Jayhawks 1/30

Get ready of an alt-country battle royale when local musicians take on the songs of Uncle Tupelo vs. The Jayhawks on Thursday, January 30th at the Tractor Tavern! Don Slack of KEXP’s Swingin’ Doors will referee the rockin’ ruckus, but really, everyone wins because all proceeds from this event go to benefit MusiCares, an organizationRead more…

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Celebrating Independence with… Twin/Tone Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. In an interview almost aRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

In the grand tradition of indie label anniversaries, North Carolina’s Merge will be celebrating 20 years of existence with their own 5-day festival. XXMerge (we can’t wait for the 30th Anniversary edition) already promises 25 performers, including label bedrock Superchunk, along with indie favorites Spoon, Arcade Fire, Destroyer, Conor Oberst, and M. Ward. It’s aRead more…

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