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Listen to one-of-a-kind in-studio performances recorded live at KEXP. Recent guests include:

Lucinda Williams - 2/11/2015
Legendary Louisiana country singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams stops by The Afternoon Show for a set of tunes from her 2015 album "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone" live in the KEXP studio.

Ariel Pink - 2/10/2015
Ariel Pink stops by KEXP studios and performs live, delivering an astoundingly brilliant performance.

Dengue Fever - 2/10/2015
Los Angeles based Cambodian Psych-Pop band Dengue Fever performs a tight live set on Wo’Pop in the KEXP studio.

Hanni El-Khatib - 2/9/2015
Multi-instrumentalist Hanni El-Khatib performs tracks from his 2015 album 'Moonlight' live in the KEXP Studios.

Donte Peace - 2/8/2015
Seattle rapper Donte Peace performs his powerful abstract Hip Hop live in the KEXP studio on Street Sounds.

Erik Blood - 2/7/2015
Seattle-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and singer/songwriter Erik Blood stops by the Kexp Studio and performs live on Audioasis.

Smokey Brights - 2/4/2015
Seattle 5-piece Smokey Brights plays new songs off their debut album, "Taste For Blood" in the KEXP Studio.

Lloyd Cole - 2/3/2015
Legendary singer/songwriter Lloyd Cole (minus The Commotions) stops in the KEXP studio for a set of old and new songs.

Nile Project, The - 2/3/2015
The Nile Project is a group of forward-thinking musicians that channel the unsung beauty of East African traditions. They stopped by KEXP and performed live on Wo'Pop.

Bread & Butter - 1/31/2015
Seattle band Bread & Butter perform a live set on KEXP’s Audioasis featuring songs from their album “Shoot My Mouth Off”.

Tracers - 1/31/2015
Portland band Tracers stop by Sonic Reducer and perform a super-intense and energetic live set live on KEXP.

Rose Windows - 1/28/2015
Sub Pop artist Rose Windows is the very first band to perform live from the New Home Of Kexp live at the KEXP New Home Ground Breaking Ceremony at The Seattle Center.

Bass Drum of Death - 1/28/2015
The Bass Drum Of Death came all the way from the murky swamps of Mississippi to tear-it up live on air with this blistering performance for the KEXP New Home Ground Breaking Ceremony at the Seattle Center.

Bixiga 70 - 1/27/2015
Bixiga 70 perform a latin,jazz and african-infused set live on KEXP from The Cutting Room Studios in New York City.

Andy Stott - 1/26/2015
Manchester, UK dub-techno producer Andy Stott stops by The Afternoon Show and performs live in the KEXP Studios.

Old Light - 1/24/2015
The Portland based intense indie-folk band Old Light performs live in The KEXP Studio on Audioasis.

Natasha Kmeto - 1/24/2015
Portland based Singer and electronic-dance producer Natashas Kneto performs a live set on KEXP's Audioasis.

Universe People - 1/24/2015
Universe People hail from Seattle, and stop by Sonic Reducer to perform their dancy-angular tunes live on KEXP.

Cult of Youth - 1/22/2015
The Brooklyn based psychedelic neo-folk band Cult Of Youth stop by the KEXP studios to perform their post-industrial, post-punk music live.

Nightmare Fortress - 1/16/2015
Seattle's Nightmare Fortress stop by Audioasis and perform their dark haunting/grave-wave music.

Sam Lee and Friends - 1/13/2015
Industrial Revelation - 1/10/2015
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas - 12/21/2014
Diana Gameros - 12/15/2014
HAERTS - 12/13/2014
Joseph Giant - 12/13/2014
Wølfhämmer 3 - 12/13/2014
Bruce Leroy - 12/7/2014
Francisco the Man - 12/7/2014
Museum of Love - 12/7/2014
White Lung - 12/6/2014
Peaking Lights - 12/6/2014
Tangerine - 12/6/2014
Allah-Las - 12/5/2014
Barr Brothers, The - 12/5/2014
Boss Martians, The - 12/5/2014
Greylag - 12/3/2014
Alvvays - 12/2/2014
Va - 12/1/2014
10isee Williams - 11/30/2014
Gazebos - 11/29/2014
Radio On - 11/29/2014
HOLLY - 11/25/2014
Cold Specks - 11/24/2014
Black Magic Noize - 11/23/2014
Trentemøller - 11/22/2014
Cosmetics - 11/22/2014
Bottlenose Koffins - 11/22/2014
Mirel Wagner - 11/20/2014

VIP Club Concert Series:

Donors to KEXP receive great thank you gifts. Donors who support KEXP with a gift of $500-999 receive invitations to four VIP Club Concerts. Donors who support KEXP with a gift of $1,000 or more receive invitations to eight VIP Club Concerts. Recent performances include:

Okkervil River - 6/20/2011
The Wedding Present - 9/25/2008
Okkervil River - 9/17/2008
DeVotchKa - 5/3/2008
Sons and Daughters - 4/29/2008
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings - 12/11/2007
Stars - 11/16/2007
Peter Bjorn and John - 5/13/2007
Dean And Britta - 4/11/2007
Sebadoh - 3/4/2007
My Morning Jacket - 1/8/2007
Hidden Cameras - 12/2/2006
Robyn Hitchcock - 11/28/2006
Joseph Arthur - 10/12/2006
Billy Bragg - 10/2/2006
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - 3/19/2006
Nada Surf - 2/26/2006
Rosebuds, The - 11/13/2005
Iron & Wine with Calexico - 10/22/2005
New Pornographers, The - 8/23/2005
Bob Mould - 8/1/2005
Sufjan Stevens - 7/23/2005
Aqualung - 6/2/2005
Low - 3/24/2005
Kings of Convenience - 3/13/2005
Interpol - 2/11/2005
Citizen Cope - 11/11/2004
Michael Franti & Spearhead - 10/29/2004
Concretes, The - 10/17/2004

Special Performances:

KEXP Live from Sasquatch 2011
KEXP Live from Chicago 2008
KEXP Live from NYC October 2007
KEXP Live from NYC November 2006
KEXP Live from Chicago 2006
KEXP Live from NYC May 2006
KEXP Live from NYC September 2005
KEXP Live from NYC April 2005
KEXP Live from NYC October 2004
KEXP Live from NYC June 2004
KEXP Yule Benefit
KEXP Live From NYC
WOMAD 2001
Capitol Hill Block Party 2001
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Rockabilly Ball 2001
The Morning Show Live from NYC

KEXP and Seattle Channel are now offering full-length videos of these VIP Club Concert Series performances (*Real player required).

Joseph Arthur
Billy Bragg
Jose Gonzalez
The Black Angels

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