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About KEXP

KEXP enriches people's lives by championing music and discovery.

KEXP enriches people's lives by championing music and discovery.

KEXP is a nonprofit arts organization serving music lovers and artists through in-person, broadcast, and online programming. KEXP operates one of the most influential listener-supported music radio stations in the world, 90.3 KEXP-FM Seattle, with online and on-air service reaching over 200,000 global listeners each week. On KEXP's YouTube channel, videos of exclusive live performances garner more than 2.1 million views per week. From our home at Seattle Center, KEXP hosts community events and produces hundreds of live performances each year, many of which are open to public audiences at no charge.

All our programming is made possible through the support of individual donors, business supporters, corporate and foundation gifts, and funding from local, state, and federal government. KEXP-FM, Seattle is operated by Friends of KEXP, a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization. To make your personal donation and join the more than 14,000 music lovers who power KEXP, please visit the Donate section.

KEXP’s unique services benefit three distinct groups: Music Lovers, Artists, and the Arts Community.

KEXP’s curatorial staff of 40 DJs, who are widely recognized as experts in their field, present the newest emerging popular artists alongside established bands. KEXP’s programming features both variety and specialty shows that brings you the emerging sounds and long-time favorites from the Pacific Northwest, the country, and throughout the world.

Artists championed by KEXP are not typically supported by traditional non-profit arts organizations or commercial media outlets. They are inventive, contemporary musicians creating new work in popular genres that include rock, hip hop, reggae, country, Latin, modern global and more. For a full list of programs, visit KEXP’s Shows section.

You can tune in to KEXP via 90.3FM Seattle or from anywhere in the world at KEXP.ORG. Check out the On Demand section of KEXP.ORG to find services like the live stream, a streaming archive of KEXP's radio programs, and five different podcasts, distributing hundreds of hours of music—for free!

KEXP’s Gathering Space

The Gathering Space is home to a wealth of curated community experiences, including station tours, live music performances, literary events, visual art exhibitions, and much more.

The Gathering Space is also home to KEXP’s reception, La Marzocco Cafe, and Light In The Attic Records

  KEXP Reception Hours: Daily 9am-6pm
  La Marzocco Cafe Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-6pm; Saturday/Sunday 8am-6pm
  Light In The Attic Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm

Touring KEXP

KEXP Tours are offered DAILY at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and have a capacity of 10 people each. Walk-ins are welcome but subject to availability. Reservations are encouraged. Private tours are available to larger groups (schools, scouts, etc).

To book a public or private tour, email tours@kexp.org or call 206-520-5892. Please note: backpacks, large bags, and filming are not allowed on KEXP Tours. Lidded beverages only. We reserve the right to refuse admission.

Please note, there are no tours available on the following holidays:

  Memorial Day
  4th of July
  Labor Day
  Thanksgiving
  Christmas Eve
  Christmas
  New Year’s Day

In-Studio Performances

KEXP brings invites the public to view selected Live In-Studio performances. These performances are free, all ages and broadcast on 90.3 FM Seattle and KEXP.ORG around the world. Space is limited and a sign up is required. Sign ups open 90 minutes prior to the event. For a list of upcoming in-studios: In Studios. PLEASE NOTE: only concerts noting a public sign up are open for public viewing.

Uptown Concerts

KEXP is excited to present Uptown Concerts, a series of intimate performances,from the stage in the Gathering Space. Join us for these FREE, all ages live sessions, simulcast on 90.3 FM Seattle and KEXP.ORG around the world. For a list of upcoming concerts: http://blog.kexp.org/uptownconcerts/, no sign up is required.

Wi-Fi

KEXP offers free Wi-Fi. KEXP Guest requires no login.

Lost and Found

For lost and found items, please call 206-520-5800 or email feedback@kexp.org.