Live Performances

From The Arcade Fire to Zero 7, live performances have consistently been an important and unique aspect of KEXP's programming. While the KEXP Live Performances section provides you access to hundreds of exclusive live performances, now you can subscribe to a weekly podcast that brings you a series of complete live in-studio sessions. 

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Live Performances Episodes

Freedom, Damon McMahon’s fifth album as Amen Dunes, feels like a beautiful dream — its silvery songwriting glide across bold sonic rock landscapes.

On their third album, Garbage People, Wimps remain as raucous, sardonic, and incisive as ever.

Spiky and smooth, the kinetic guitar playing of Bombino weaves through the buoyant rhythms that his band produces.

Razor-sharp and bristling with intent, Washington D.C.’s Flasher exude an energy that belies their relatively short lifespan as a band.

Vivid and direct, The Make It All Show, the fifth album from the Oklahoma outfit Skating Polly, is perhaps the band’s most vibrant and incisive set of songs ...

DIY lifer Jeff Rosenstock joins Cheryl Waters in the KEXP Live Room for a set of three songs from his 2018 album POST- and an older gem.

Wand’s gauzy psych-outs can range from crushing to calming but the constant in their chaos is just how fluidly they can move to strength to strength.

With their 2014 sophomore effort, Painted Shut, Hop Along went from Philadelphia’s best kept secret to one of the most feverishly beloved bands on their circ...

Issaquah, Washington’s Whitney Ballen writes quietly disarming songs that twist and crush with each new verse. Ahead of the release of her debut album, You'r...

The spaced-out, desert-breathing songs on Loma’s self-titled debut showcase a band whose strength lies in capturing a shadowy mystique. Playing songs from th...

Not many artists - if any - besides Hot Snakes can say they’ve blown the power during a KEXP session and the ferocious energy that both powers their latest a...

The sun-soaked punk of Hinds has only gotten sharper since their 2016 debut, and their garage-baked rock sounds more thrilling than ever in this session with...

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