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Hood To Hood Ballard: The Maldives

It’s 4pm in Seattle and as more booths around the stage gets set-up, more and more families pile in to catch a glimpse of the next band to play during KEXP’s live Ballard Day broadcast for Hood to Hood 2012. In Seattle, The Maldives need no introduction.  They’ve been playing sold out shows in theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With a week of awesome weather (not just for Seattle, I mean period.) comes a very back-heavy bevy of both shows to go peruse and enjoy.  Hump Day sees Buffalo Death Beam, Yarn, Red Heart Alarm occupying the Tractor; Thursday, Sunset Tavern hosts a set by Ramona Falls, Land of Pines, and Natural Selection whileRead more...

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Event Preview: KEXP celebrates Ballard Day for Hood to Hood 2012

May 18 will mark victory for Ballard in last year’s Hood to Hood Challenge! That means that all day on May 18, KEXP will be hosting live music and live DJ sets all over Ballard. They will also be accepting food and hygiene donations for Ballard Food Bank all day at the KEXP tent atRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve finally dug out of the snow here in the Northwest, just in time for a few noteworthy shows this week. The star of the week has got to be Wednesday night, when Wu-Tang Clan hits the stage at the Showbox with guests Black Knights, Reverend Burke, and Champagne Champagne. Ambulance plays at the Comet Tavern with The WestRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s slowing down a little bit, but we’ve got a unique mix of shows to tell you about this week. All week long, Seattle Art Museum is hosting a unique exhibition by sculptor, urban planner, and performance artist Theaster Gates. Incorporating a vast array of disciplines, Gates’ solo exhibition at SAM will feature a collection ofRead more...

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KEXP’s Local Holiday Concert Preview

It’s that time of year again, where musicians and artists everywhere come together to spread holiday joy to fans everywhere! Whether it’s releasing massive box sets of Christmas music (Sufjan Stevens, anyone?) or simply putting on a show, the holiday atmosphere is notorious for bringing out the spectacle. KEXP has put together a smattering ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Welcome to the doldrums of Winter, or as it seems to be heading. In the Northwest, that simply means there’s snow in the mountains and music in the air. This week has a few particularly nice surprises up its sleeve and though it starts off slow, the weekend is chock full of great shows. TuesdayRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Happy Halloween from KEXP! We’ve got a frighteningly good week of shows lined-up for you, starting with our Halloween Open House at KEXP from Noon to 5pm. This would be a perfect time to drop by the station and try to scare one of the DJ’s! Follow up your daytime fun with an evening atRead more...

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