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Saturday, 26 May 2018

May 26th

1 p.m.

KEXP at the Northwest Folklife Festival (Saturday)

KEXP is excited to be part of the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle Center, presenting the "Indie Roots" series of shows, and hosting showcases on the Gathering Space stage, curated by KEXP DJs. This annual festival has been running for over 40 years, and one of the largest, multicultural, access-for-all festivals in the nation, with over 6,000 performers, 500 vendors, and up to 250,000 attendees joining us here over Memorial Day weekend.

Gathering Space Sessions

Saturday, May 26th
Audioasis showcase, curated by Sharlese Metcalf

1:00 PM - Astro King Phoenix
5:00 PM - The New Rituals

CULTURAL FOCUS ...

Sunday, 27 May 2018

May 27th

1 p.m.

KEXP at the Northwest Folklife Festival (Sunday)

KEXP is excited to be part of the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle Center, presenting the "Indie Roots" series of shows, and hosting showcases on the Gathering Space stage, curated by KEXP DJs. This annual festival has been running for over 40 years, and one of the largest, multicultural, access-for-all festivals in the nation, with over 6,000 performers, 500 vendors, and up to 250,000 attendees joining us here over Memorial Day weekend.

Gathering Space Sessions

Sunday, May 27th
Street Sounds showcase, curated by Stas THEE Boss

1:00 PM - Sax G
5:00 PM - Kung Foo Grip

Indie ...

Monday, 28 May 2018

May 28th

1 p.m.

KEXP at the Northwest Folklife Festival (Monday)

KEXP is excited to be part of the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle Center, presenting the "Indie Roots" series of shows, and hosting showcases on the Gathering Space stage, curated by KEXP DJs. This annual festival has been running for over 40 years, and one of the largest, multicultural, access-for-all festivals in the nation, with over 6,000 performers, 500 vendors, and up to 250,000 attendees joining us here over Memorial Day weekend.

Gathering Space Sessions

Monday, May 28th
WoPop showcase, curated by Darek Mazzone
1:00 PM - The Pazific
5:00 PM - Amy Denio & friends

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

May 29th

9 a.m.

Sub Pop’s Big 30th Anniversary Kick-Off

Sub Pop’s Big 30th Anniversary Kick-Off 
KEXP Gathering Space
9am – 10:30am
Free and open to the public

Join us this Tuesday, May 29th in KEXP’s Gathering Space for Sub Pop’s Big 30th Anniversary Kick-Off. John in the Morning welcomes Jonathan Poneman and Megan Jasper of Sub Pop to announce the line up for SPF30, the label’s 30th Anniversary all-day festival at Alki Beach. 

Following the announce, we will feature a very special Uptown Concert with Shabazz Palaces, unveil the new Sub Pop art exhibit, and give away deluxe Sub Pop gift packs! (Winner must be ...

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Jun 13th

7 p.m.

Tiny Desk Contest On The Road: Seattle Showcase with KEXP

Join KEXP, NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company for a celebration of the Tiny Desk Contest community in Seattle! This event will feature a live performance by 2018 Tiny Desk Contest winner Naia Izumi, as well as some of our favorite local artists who entered the Contest this year:

Thousands of unsigned bands and artists entered NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2018, our search to find a great undiscovered talent to perform at the most famous desk in music. Our judges picked one winner, but in the process, we found many new musicians ...

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Jun 23rd

5 p.m.

KEXP Presents GAYEXP

Celebrate Seattle Pride with KEXP at GAYEXP on Saturday, June 23rd from 5:00 to 9:00 PM in the Gathering Space! This event features live performances by SassyBlack, Sashay, and Guayaba, DJ sets from DJ Mister Sister and DJ Fishlure, and is hosted by the one-and-only Princess Charming! Enjoy craft beer and specialty vodka cocktails, and soak up the sun before heading up to the hill.

Tickets on sale now!

This event is 21+

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Friday, 17 August 2018

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Feb 7th

7 p.m.

2018 International Clash Day: Clash Cover Night

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Are you ready to Rock the Casbah? To cap off our day of on-air programming for International Clash Day, KEXP is hosting a Clash Cover Night on Wednesday, February 7th at 7:00 PM in the Gathering Space! We have an all-star lineup featuring Ayron Jones, Spirit Award, Emma Lee Toyoda, Low Hums, Black Nite Crash, and OCEANWIRES. And don’t miss the live premiere of the “KEXP Transistor IPA Song” in celebration of KEXP’s Transistor IPA brewed by Scuttlebutt Brewing which will be available in the Gathering Space during the show. All proceeds ...

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Mar 6th

8 a.m.

Capitol Hill Block Party 2018 Announce Party

Join us Tuesday, March 6th in the KEXP Gathering Space for the 2018 Capitol Hill Block Party artist line up announcement with performances by local artists Sol and The Dip, a Capitol Hill Block Party VIP ticket giveaway package, and free breakfast bites. 

FREE FOOD FEATURING EATS FROM:
Rodeo Donut
Cafe Pettirosso
Poquitos
Lost Lake
Big Mario's
Bok A Bok Fried Chicken

LOCAL RECORD LABEL AND RETAIL MARKET FEATURING GREAT PRODUCTS FROM:
Light In The Attic
Sub Pop
Porchlight Coffee & Record
and special guests

Friday, 30 March 2018

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Apr 12th

7 p.m.

The Trap Set Podcast Live at KEXP

The Trap Set podcast will be recording an episode from the KEXP Gathering Space on Thursday, April 12th at 7 PM. Joe Wong, host of the podcast, will be interviewing Pacific Northwest drummers about their lives.

 

Guests include:  Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, Ruby Dunphy of Thunderpussy, Tendai Maraire of Shabazz Palaces and Jason McGerr of Death Cab For Cutie on our stage.

 

This free, all ages event begins at 7PM. Space and seating is first come, first served.

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