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Funky Drummer Day: 24 Drummers, 24 Interviews Part Three

In honor of Funky Drummer Day, local musician and journalist Trent Moorman has graciously shared interviews he’s done for The Stranger and Vice Magazine for 24 Drummers, 24 Interviews, a four-part series here on the KEXP Blog! Listen all day today, Wednesday, March 9th from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, for Funky Drummer Day itself!Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Uncle Tupelo & Jason Molina Tribute Night 1/21

This Thursday, January 21st, join us in beautiful Ballard for the 4th Annual Benefit for MusiCares at the Tractor Tavern. A cavalcade of local musicians will perform the songs of beloved alt-country artists Uncle Tupelo and Jason Molina, with proceeds going to benefit this great non-profit which provides a safety net for music people inRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 6th: • Shellac, Shannon Wright at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Versing, The Beach Boy, Ice Hockey at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 7th: • Porcelain Raft, Katie Kate (solo) at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Trans Am, Midday Veil, VHS at The Crocodile // All AgesRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

It’s often been said that Seattle has the best summers. Not only is that true for the perfectly-mild temperatures, but it’s also true for our awesome FREE outdoor concerts! Along with KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series, you can also spend the summer at the 37th Annual Out to Lunch Concert Series! This year’sRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 3rd: • Sasquatch! Launch Party with Ty Segall, Tacocat, The Young Evils at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Lloyd Cole at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Magic Giant at the Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival Oct 3-4

With a focus on Northwest music, and set in our beloved Ballard, Macefield Music Festival is the music festival that brings it all home, this Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th. Few things seem more emblematic to the Northwest than the festival’s spirited, independent namesake, Ballard’s legendary Edith Macefield, who refused to sell herRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

Seattle ain’t messin’ around when we call ourselves the “City of Music“! In fact, for 36 years now, the city gives us free afternoon concerts with the Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series, thanks to the Metropolitan Improvement District in cooperation with the Downtown Seattle Association. These public, all ages shows are take place fromRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Ballard Day 2014

Like the wily vikings who first settled there, Ballard has risen victorious, staking their claim in KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Challenge with their fifth win in the nine years we’ve held the competition. Join us this Friday, May 30th as we toast their ‘hood with an all-day party throughout the neighborhood. This year’s live broadcast will beRead more…

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National Pet Week Spotlight: Jason Dodson and Mert

While every day with a pet is a celebration, the first full week of May is officially National Pet Week, established in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) “to honor the many important roles pets have in our lives and to promote responsible pet ownership.” To commemorate the week, we chatted with localRead 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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