Tag Archives: The Lonely Forest

Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 3

update and photos by James Bailey As we arrive in Portland, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is playing through the van’s nearly blown out speakers and we’re doing what any self respecting Queen fan does during that song: headbang. The road is drenched with the constant rain that has been with us since we left Seattle a fewRead more...

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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 2

text and photos by James Bailey I’m writing this while heading south on I-5. Sitting in the passenger seat, The Lonely Forest’s bassist Eric Sturgeon is driving the tour van. The rest of the band, joined by their friend and merch-guy, Jonathan, are asleep in the back. They are thoroughly exhausted, due to the factRead more...

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Tour Blog: On the Road with The Lonely Forest, Day 1

text and photos by James Bailey Nearly a year ago, I was standing by the front of the stage at Neumos, excitingly waiting to see the Danish band Mew. Opening for them was a band I had seen only briefly once before the previous summer at the Capital Hill Block Party. One by one, theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 8th DOOMTREE feat. P.O.S. and Dessa @ Neumo’s For the first time ever, all seven members of Minneapolis’ Doomtree collective -- including KEXP favorites P.O.S. and Dessa -- are touring... and performing... together. Expect solo sets and group jams. (8 pm, $13.50 adv, All Ages, Bar w/ID) Dessa - Children’s Work: [Audio clip:Read more...

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8th Annual KEXP BBQ photos!

Despite the heat, the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ last Saturday brought out crowds of KEXP listeners for a full day’s lineup of great performances by Quasi, Suckers, The Lonely Forest, The Joy Formidable, Dinosaur Feathers, and Victor Shade. Check out these amazing photographs by Brittney Bush Bollay. Don’t forget that the fun continues tonight asRead more...

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This Saturday: the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ at the Mural Amphitheater

The 8th Annual KEXP BBQ will be taking place this Saturday at the Mural Amphitheater in the Seattle Center as part of KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series. Unfortunately the weather didn’t exactly cooperate for SeaFair last weekend, as 20,000 fewer attendees were out at Lake Washington than in 2009. There isn’t a cloud inRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Hall & Oates’ longtime bassist Tom “T-Bone” Wolk died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. Wolk played on Kurtis Blow’s “These Are the Breaks” and with the Saturday Night Live house band from 1986 to 1992. “T-Bone was my musical brother and losing him is like losing my right hand,” Daryl Hall said in aRead more...

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The Lonely Forest at Bumbershoot 2009

photos by Dan Muller review by RJ Cubarrubia I’ll be honest: with all the talk of Anacortes’ The Lonely Forest, I felt like a complete dumbass for never having heard their music (it got really bad when I read in Sound that they were “Seattle’s next great band”). After having the pleasure of introducing themRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Lonely Forest - We Sing In Time

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2009 Recap: A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall (And Cause No Trouble At All)

By Chris Estey There were some telling observations my friends made about the annual Seattle Center-based festival this year -- the best one was, “Franz Ferdinand are playing? Really? When?” FF are a fine band, but Bumbershoot 2009 is noteworthy in that even a working rock group with a quality significant fan-base and memorable hitsRead more...

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