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

Tennis - 9/9/2014
Husband and wife indie-pop duo, Tennis, is sure to delight KEXP listeners with this performance from The Cutting Room Studios in NYC. Their set features songs from 2014's, "Ritual in Repeat."

Avi Buffalo - 9/9/2014
Long Beach, CA-based artist Avi Buffalo (a.k.a. Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg), performs songs from his 2014 LP, "At Best Cuckold," live in the KEXP Studio.

Tuatara - 9/8/2014
Seattle worldbeat supergroup Tuatara, delivers a funky free-jazz set, live at KEXP featuring songs from 2014's, "Underworld."

Alt-J - 9/3/2014
Leeds, England indie-rock band alt-J, performs a live set from The Cutting Room in NYC. This performance features songs from 2014's "This Is All Yours."

Schoolyard Heroes - 8/30/2014
Seattle horror-punk outfit, Schoolyard Heroes, reunite for a live in-studio on Audioasis in advance of their 2014 Bumbershoot appearance.

J Mascis - 8/29/2014
J Mascis (of Dinosaur Jr.) treats KEXP listeners to a live in-studio performance from The Cutting Room in New York, featuring songs from his 2014 album, "Tied To A Star."

Little Dragon - 8/28/2014
Little Dragon, the electronic outfit from Gothenburg, Sweden, travel to the KEXP Studio to perform songs from their 2014 album, "Nabuma Rubberband."

Sylvan Esso - 8/27/2014
Durham, NC electro-pop duo, Sylvan Esso, join John Richards on The Morning Show to perform songs from their self-titled debut.

How to Dress Well - 8/27/2014
Live from the KEXP Studio, How to Dress Well (A.K.A. Tom Krell) performs songs from 2014's, "What Is This Heart?"

Ziggy Marley - 8/26/2014
Live in the KEXP Studio, Ziggy Marley performs songs from his 2014 album, "Fly Rasta."

Strand of Oaks - 8/26/2014
KEXP brings you a live in-studio by Strand of Oaks. The Philadelphia, PA indie-folk outfit performs songs from their 2014 album, "HEAL."

Beach Day - 8/24/2014
Hollywood, FL trio Beach Day, perform songs from their 2014 album, "Native Echoes" live on KEXP 90.3 FM.

Rabbits - 8/24/2014
Portland, OR sludge-rock outfit, Rabbits, join Hannah Levin in the KEXP Studio to perform songs from 2014's, "Untoward."

Open Mike Eagle - 8/23/2014
Prolific alternative hip-hop artist, Open Mike Eagle, stops by the KEXP Studio to perform songs from his 2014 album, "Dark Comedy."

Tom Price Desert Classic - 8/23/2014
Tom Price Desert Classic (featuring former U-Men, Gas Huffer, Monkeywrench member Tom Price) performs live in the KEXP Studio for Sonic Reducer.

Rosebuds, The - 8/22/2014
The Rosebuds join Cheryl Waters in the KEXP Studio, performing songs from their 2014 release, "Sand + Silence."

Naomi Punk - 8/22/2014
Naomi Punk performs essential tracks from her 2014 album, "Television Man" on KEXP 90.3 FM.

In The Valley Below - 8/21/2014
Live from The Cutting Room in NYC, KEXP brings you In The Valley Below, performing songs from 2013's, "The Belt."

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons - 8/20/2014
Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons perform a special collection of Timberbound songs for Greg Vandy live in The Roadhouse. Check out the interview for a delightful history lesson on Timberbound and Northwest folk music.

Chris Staples - 8/19/2014
Chris Staples treats The Morning Show listeners to a live set from the KEXP Studio, performing songs from the 2014 LP, "American Soft."

Split Single - 8/19/2014
Tijuana Panthers - 8/16/2014
Murder City Devils, The - 8/15/2014
Stickers - 8/15/2014
Zig Zags - 8/14/2014
Benjamin Booker - 8/14/2014
Kacy & Clayton - 8/13/2014
Phantogram - 8/12/2014
Xeno & Oaklander - 8/11/2014
Hamilton Leithauser - 8/8/2014
Chuck Prophet - 8/8/2014
Shakey Graves - 8/7/2014
EDJ - 8/7/2014
Shabazz Palaces - 8/6/2014
Diarrhea Planet - 8/6/2014
Parquet Courts - 8/5/2014
Brownout presents Brown Sabbath - 8/5/2014
Operators - 8/4/2014
Princess - 8/3/2014
Dead Bars - 8/2/2014
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - 8/2/2014
Low Hums - 8/2/2014
Tycho - 8/1/2014
Woods - 7/31/2014
Foxygen - 7/30/2014
Delines, The - 7/30/2014
Donkeys, The - 7/29/2014
Sam Lachow - 7/29/2014
Danay Suárez - 7/28/2014

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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