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Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 16-19

All week long we've been reflecting back on previous iterations of the Little Big Show concert series — hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents — in anticipation of this Saturday's Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray. (Look back at Shows 1-5, 6-11, 12-15.) Now we're in the home s...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 12-15

As we head towards this weekend’s Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray, we’re looking back at previous editions of this concert series hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents. (Look back at Shows 1-5 and 6-11, and stay tuned as we continue our retrospective on the KEXP Blog all we...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 6-11

As we head towards this weekend's Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray, we're looking back at previous editions of this concert series hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents. (Look back at Shows 1-5 here, and stay tuned as we continue our retrospective on the KEXP Blog all week l...


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Video Roundup Little Big Show Local Music

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 1-5

It's hard to believe, but it's been nearly six years since Little Big Show first started. A collaborative effort between KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents, Little Big Show has hosted 19 different shows at The Neptune that pair renowned artists with arts organizations throughout Seattle. On Saturd...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering The Hustle: Promoting Your Music and Shows (VIDEO)

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, MoPOP, and The Recording Academy have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, w...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Booking Festivals and Making Your Performance Count (VIDEO)

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Mastering the Hustle KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents: Mastering The Hustle: Promoting Your Music & Shows 11/12

Promoting your own music can be difficult. There's the logistical side of knowing how to do it and there's an internal struggle with artists on not wanting to lose authenticity. But not promoting because of these issues is only going to cause you more problems further down the road. Knowing how t...


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Interviews Songbook

KEXP Songbook: Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World with Billy Bragg

In early October, KEXP was thrilled to host an evening with leftist icon and buck-the-man songwriter Billy Bragg, as part of Songbook: KEXP’s Music & Literature Series. Over the summer, Bragg released his second nonfiction book Roots, Radicals, and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World, said...


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Little Big Show Local Music Live Reviews

Live Review: Little Big Show #19 with Perfume Genius and Briana Marela 10/21

It’s not every night that you get to enjoy the sounds of two beautiful, local artists and donate to a good cause simultaneously. KEXP’s 19th Little Big Show at the Neptune Theatre was one such exception. The show, whose proceeds benefited Lambert House, a community center in Seattle for LGBTQ you...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Creating & Booking Shows (VIDEO)

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Oh My Virgin Ears! Songbook

Oh My Virgin Ears!: Billy Bragg's Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy

With Oh My Virgin Ears!, KEXP's (young) intern Gabe Pollak takes a first listen at iconic albums in music history. With singer/songwriter and author Billy Bragg visiting KEXP's Gathering Space tonight as part of of Songbook: KEXP’s Music & Literature Series, we had Gabe reflect on his first t...


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Mastering the Hustle KEXP Suggests

Learn How to Create and Book Shows at KEXP's Mastering the Hustle Workshop This Saturday

Your band has been practicing in your basement non-stop. You know your songs inside and out. Now you're ready to finally load up your gear and play a show. But where do you start? When you're first starting to play live music around town, it can be hard to get your bearings and know who to talk t...


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