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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 2: Karl Blau

Our second live performance of the day came from Mr. Karl Blau, long a fixture of the local music scene in Anacortes, WA, who has released upwards of 30 records since the early-90s. Playing tracks from a forthcoming record, as well as his interpretations of songs from the 60s and 70s presented on...


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Local Artist Spotlight: JusMoni

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features electro-soul songwriter JusMoni, performing Fri...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit, Day 1: Porter Ray

15 minutes before Seattle hip hop artist Porter Ray's set at the KEXP Occidental Park Stage on Thursday night, things weren't looking good.


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KEXP’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit Broadcast in Pioneer Square Begins Again!

The first day of the inaugural Upstream Music Fest + Summit is over, but a second day of performances is just beginning. Tune in to hear KEXP's coverage from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next two days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, ...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 1: Jeremy Enigk

Day one from our Upstream Music Fest & Summit coverage closed off with an intimate, gorgeous performance from Jeremy Enigk (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft), who is no stranger to the KEXP airwaves. Performing mostly tracks off his 1996 debut record, Return of the Frog Queen, Enigk was ...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 1: The Maldives

During hour six of KEXP's live broadcast from Upstream Fest + Summit, The Maldives brought their harmonic alt-country to our performance space at Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. The Maldives played five tracks from their latest record, Mad Lives, a concept album about a man's life and deat...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 1: MASZER

KEXP's broadcast from Pioneer Square as part of Upstream Music Fest + Summit continues with Seattle-based group MASZER, who brought a expansive, droning set to our stage at Little London Plane. Built on the propulsive dual percussion of Joseph Braley and Emilio Muniz, resonant guitar from Tomer-D...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017: COSMOS

COSMOS kicked off KEXP's Live Broadcast at Upstream Music Fest + Summit with an undeniable style and presence, establishing the all-ages presence at the festival, and further cementing the band's place within the local music scene. Upstream marks another junction on the rising career of COSMOS, f...


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Local Artist Spotlight: Dreamdecay

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle post-punk outfit Dreamdecay, performing...


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KEXP's Upstream Music Fest + Summit Broadcast in Pioneer Square Begins!

Today begins KEXP's coverage for 2017's Upstream Music Fest + Summit from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next three days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, all from our second home in Downtown Seattle between Occidental Ave & S Jackso...


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Local Artist Spotlight: Luna God

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features producer Luna God, performing Saturday, May 13 ...


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