Side Bar

Life on Mars Spins '70s Vibes with Pike/Pine Chic

The vegan cocktail bar, run by music industry locals, lets you pick the soundtrack (sometimes).

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pride 2019

Seattle Pride Event Guide 2019

Complement your parade experience with a boozy night at the aquarium, a reading party for introverts, countless parties, and more.

06/25/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work June 10–13

An August Wilson play in Spanish, the original story of Studio 54, and an NPR Tiny Desk Concert in Seattle.

06/10/2019 By Lily Hansen

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

In the Key of Black

The Black Tones' First Album Is Finally Coming

This spring, eight years after forming, the brother and sister rock duo release their first full album.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 4–6

A grammy-winning rock band, a crash course on the Clash, and a party in an urban basecamp.

09/04/2018 By Landon Groves

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 3–5

KEXP outdoors, a well-done roasting, and beyond the Pavement.

08/03/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Pump Up The Volume

Style File: 5 Questions with Sharlese Metcalf

KEXP host and events maven Sharlese Metcalf dishes on her style.

08/03/2016 By Colleen Williams

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week: June 27–July 3

KEXP Rocks the Dock, NAAM examines African American beauty through photography, and standout local songwriters convene at Chop Suey.

06/27/2016 By Kyle Kuhn Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Double Shot

Craftworks Coffee Will Open Next to La Marzocco Showroom and Cafe

Lower Queen Anne now has two ambitious multiroaster concepts across the street from each other.

06/24/2016 By Darren Davis

Caffeination

The La Marzocco Showroom and Cafe Is Now Open, and It's a Big Deal

If everything goes as planned, this could set a new high-bar for collaboration between coffee shop and coffee roaster.

04/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Seattle Sound

KEXP Opens Its New Home with a Day of Free Live Music

The Seattle Center celebration includes Bob Mould, Hey Marseilles, Deep Sea Diver, Strand of Oaks, Sera Cahoone, David Bazan, and more.

04/12/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week April 11–17

Check out the Pacific Northwest's best new music videos on the big screen, explore space at Pivot, and honor the memory of Noah Davis at the Frye.

04/11/2016 By Scott Johnson Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Coming Soon

Local Soul Artist, Grace Love, Plans Cafe In New KEXP Building

Soul food classics and twists, plus beer, wine, and...yes, even kombucha on tap

04/04/2016 By Rosin Saez

Quote Unquote

Is There a More Influential Seattle DJ Than John Richards?

The KEXP vet reflects on nearly two decades of music discovery—and gears up for the station’s new studio.

12/03/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Collabs

Now Pouring: Scuttlebutt Brewing and KEXP's Collaboration Beer, Transistor IPA

It's crisp and hoppy and for a good cause.

09/02/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Concerts

The Mountain Goats Headline KEXP's Free Hood-to-Hood Day

The radio station heads to West Seattle this Friday for a day of musical celebration.

05/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Rock, Read, and Nerd Out

Today's picks for civic nerds.

08/01/2014 By Ezra Parter