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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 1: The Lonely Forest, Elvis Costello, The Both, The Afghan Whigs, and Mavis Staples

The Lonely Forest – 3:30 p.m. The Lonely Forest played its last ever show (before heading on hiatus) on a drizzly, gray Saturday afternoon to a medium-sized crowd of local fans and their hometown following from Anacortes, and it couldn’t have been any more fitting. Emotional, but never overbearing, the band certainly acknowledged that the bandRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 1: The Lonely Forest

The guys of indie band The Lonely Forest represent much of what it is to be born-and-bred Pacific Northwest musicians. The four, from Anacortes, WA, were launched into the local music scene in 2006 when they won EMP’s Sound Off! competition. This under 21 battle of the bands has been the catalyst for many young local bands,Read more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2014: Day 1 Begins

The word “bumbershoot” means “umbrella,” so perhaps it’s fitting that the first day of the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival is under a steady stream of rain. But rain or shine, it’s going to be a great first day of music out on the Seattle Center grounds, with Afghan Whigs, Elvis Costello, Poliça, andRead more...

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Listen to KEXP live from the 2014 Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Maybe you don’t live in Seattle, or maybe you have to work all weekend... if you can’t make it to the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival this weekend, let KEXP bring the music to you! All weekend long, we’ll be broadcasting on site from our exclusive music lounge. Listen around the world to liveRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot 2014

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s time for Bumbershoot, Seattle’s premiere music and arts festival. The fest is set to take over Seattle Center for three daysRead more...

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Live Review: Benjamin Verdoes (and Friends) Vinyl Release Show at the Triple Door 3/4/14

Last Tuesday night, Benjamin Verdoes graced the Triple Door stage for the vinyl release show of his solo project, The Evil Eye. It was an evening of gratitude, love, and meaningful music. Opener John Van Deusen of The Lonely Forest played a roughly 30-minute set of mellow tunes on acoustic guitar. The music was filledRead more...

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Photos: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/14

You may have seen headlines like “Macklemore Crowd Surfs With His Youngest Fan” (Huffington Post) or “Macklemore caps a very special year at benefit show” (The Seattle Times), but the real story about the SMooCH benefit show last Saturday night was that the event itself raised over $330,000 for uncompensated care at Children’s Hospital. BetweenRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2013!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP and Sub Pop Records are proud to present the second annual SMooCH event to benefit Uncompensated Care at Seattle Children’s Hospital.Read more...

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Live Video: The Lonely Forest

Listening to The Lonely Forest is like looking up at the Northern Lights. On a crisp evening, a river rushing behind you, pine trees spotting the landscape, the shimmering aurora borealis hypnotizes. This is what it’s like taking in the grand, pleasantly wavering vocals of Lonely Forest lead singer John Van Deusen. The band, formedRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more...

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