Tag Archives: Wimps

Live Review: The Spits with Wimps and Gazebos at Chop Suey 7/16/15

A full bill of local punk rocked Chop Suey Thursday night in a debaucherous whirlwind of moshing bodies. Presented by Sonic Reducer, KEXP’s Saturday night punk and hardcore show, the evening was sure to exhibit all the gems Brian Foss brings to any event: great music, great people, and great attitudes. An expert curator, FossRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: West Seattle Summerfest 7/10-12

There have been so many excellent summer festivals, it’s been hard to keep up, but one line-up you shouldn’t miss is the one at the 33rd Annual West Seattle Summer Fest! From Friday, July 10th to Sunday, July 12th, the West Seattle Junction will be bustling with entertainment, shopping, and fun for kids (giant Jenga,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Audioasis Community Partnership & Benefit Show 6/6

by McKenna Haley June’s Community Partnership Benefit Show is on Saturday, June 6th at The Sunset. This month’s show is in support of Futurewise, a group that is working to promote healthy communities and cities while protecting farmland, forests, and shorelines today and for future generations. One could say that they are attempting to takeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 1st: • KEXP Presents Palma Violets, Public Access T.V., Tangerine at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • July Talk, Hounds of the Wild Hunt at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Live Review: Another One Bites The Dust! Chop Suey’s Last Hurrah 1/18/15

As the song goes, the times, they are a-changing. The face of Capitol Hill continues to shift and grow and morph in different ways. And while we aren’t cynics here at KEXP, some of those shifts are very, very sad, the latest of which being the demise of one of our favorite little venues, ChopRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural 8/15

Seattle Center was the place to be last Friday night as Brooklyn band A Place to Bury Strangers brought a sonic thunder to the Mural Amphitheatre stage. As you can see from the photos below, it was an explosive performance! Local trio Wimps kicked off the evening, and Portland’s Matt Drenik brought his project BattlemeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 11th • Arctic Monkeys at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Movie Mondays Presents Pearl Jam 20 at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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KEXP Suggests: Vibrations Festival 2014

It’s a great weekend for FREE, all ages outdoor concerts (the other being tonight’s kick-off show of the Concerts at the Mural series, that is): Seattle vintage-clothing/art-gallery/all-ages-venue Cairo is throwing their annual Vibrations Festival this Sunday, August 3rd at the Amphitheater in Volunteer Park.

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KEXP & Seattle Center Presents: 2014 Concerts at the Mural

Some people say summer doesn’t begin in Seattle until after the Fourth of July, but we know summer officially begins when we announce our Concerts at the Mural line-up! Once again, we’re teaming up with the Seattle Center to bring you amazing FREE concerts all month long in August. Join us every Friday evening atRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Sonic Reducer 10th Anniversary Celebration Benefit @ Highline 5/1

The lyrics “Sonic Reducer, ain’t no loser” never rang so true — celebrate Sonic Reducer’s 10th Anniversary with hosts Brian Foss, Nick Turner and Mr. West! KEXP’s Sonic Reducer showcases the best in local, national, and international punk and hardcore, with short, fast and loud songs every Saturday night from 9 pm to Midnight. TheRead more…

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