Tag Archives: The Maldives

Friday on My Mind: Sixth Annual Doe Bay Fest!

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. Doe Bay Fest got underway yesterday over on Orcas Island. This growing festival is in its sixth year and takes place atRead more…

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SIFF 2013 Preview: The Maldives perform live to The Wind @ The Triple Door 6/7

This Friday, Seattle band The Maldives will be performing an original score for the 1928 film The Wind at The Triple Door June 7th (that’s this Friday!). The event, which includes two performances (one all-ages at 7pm and one 21+ at 9:30pm), is part of the Seattle International Film Festival series. The Wind isn’t theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A great week of shows ahead. Upcoming highlights include Sam Amidon at The Sunset tonight and Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday night. Junip, On An On, and Barbarossa are upstairs at Neumos and A Hack & A Hacksaw are downstairs at Barboza on Wednesday night. On Thursday, Casey Veggies, Travis Scott and Dave B are at theRead 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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Live Around Town This Week

We blast into February with a whole set of new shows. Starting the week off strong seems to be a trend and this time we start with a highly anticipated show at Neptune Theatre with Father John Misty and Rose Windows on Tuesday night. On Thursday night, Tomten, Shenandoah Davis, and Seven Colors are at Barboza, Thousands,Read more…

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Live Video: The Maldives

Over the last eight years, alt-country band The Maldives have become one of the Northwest’s most celebrated and liked bands. Their live shows are joyful occasions that bring the crowd together, as all good concerts do, with swagger, soul, and hearts-on-sleeves abandon. The Ballard-based band stopped by during the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands – Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Maldives – I’m Gonna Try

photo by Dave Lichterman

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. Every Friday we feature a song by a Northwest artist. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday ShowRead more…

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Out This Week 10/16

Seattle’s own The Maldives lead this week’s list of new releases. Led by songwriter Jason Dodson, the band has previously performed with nine or more members, is now a lean six-piece with a grittier sound. Our Music Director, Don yates, calls their third album “their sharpest batch to date, ranging from Thin Lizzy-influenced rockers toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more…

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