Tag Archives: Tomo Nakayama

Under the Space Needle: Seattleites Share Stories of Seattle Center, Pt. 1

Since its construction in 1962 for the World’s Fair, Seattle Center has been the site for many memorable music moments. With music festivals like Bumbershoot and Folklife, and venues like Key Arena and the Vera Project, some amazing bands have traveled through this local landmark... and when KEXP moves into our new home there, we’reRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 9th • Movie Mondays Presents Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Tom Brosseau at Sonic Boom Records, 6:00 PM // FREE, All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 10th • Jungle at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • KEXP Presents The Mountain Goats, LoamlandsRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall

At KEXP, we love us some Tomo Nakayama — Grand Hallway frontman, member of local acts Gold Leaves, Sera Cahoone and The Maldives, Seattle Rock Orchestra collaborator — not to mention, the new Seattle Town Hall Artist in Residence. Join Tomo Nakayama at Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29th for “Scratch Night,” an interactive, hands-onRead more...

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Hood to Hood 2013: Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama

The first performance of our Hood to Hood 2013 broadcast is a special collaborative performance by Jon Russell, Damien Jurado, and Tomo Nakayama, all Seattle based singer-songrwriters. So far Jon Russell has played just one show as a solo musician, an acoustic show at Neumos, though he has been playing with the indie pop rockRead more...

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KEXP Live from Hood to Hood 2013

We’re broadcasting live at University of Washington’s Red Square celebrating U-District’s victory in our Hood-to-Hood challenge! Join us on this typical Seattle day for some awesome live music. If you can’t make it to the UW campus, don’t worry we will bring you all the fun with constant performance updates here on the blog. TheRead more...

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Live Review: Jherek Bischoff @ Moore Theatre 12/1/12

Jherek Bischoff made a statement Saturday night with a spectacular evening of music at the Moore Theatre. This Seattle local built his 2012 record, Composed, over several years, recording an orchestra one person (and one living room) at a time until his masterpiece was complete. Now, on this evening, we got to see Bischoff’s musicRead more...

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Reykjavik Calling... in photos

Last Friday’s Reykjavik Calling showcase was a huge success, as music fans packed Neumos for the free show. That people were excited about the pairing of Northern artists from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands with local musicians shouldn’t seem too surprising -- not only is the Iceland music community one of the most productive,Read more...

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Reykjavik Calling showcase this Friday!

Following up our first ever international broadcast as guests of Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves ’11 festival, KEXP is proud to present for the second consecutive year the Reykjavik Calling showcase at Neumos this Friday night, October 28, starting at 8PM. Whereas last year’s hugely successful “Sister City” showcase (watch video here) paired Seattle andRead more...

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