Music Heals: Beyond Cancer

Tune in Thursday, July 21st, 2022 for ‘Music Heals: Beyond Cancer’, a day dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. Throughout the day, KEXP will tell the stories shared with us by members of our community and play the songs that helped them through the healing process.

If you would like to share your story and song, please send them in now to and tune in to hear those stories and songs on the air. Thanks to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance for bringing our community together around hope and healing.  

Made possible in part by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.

Find cancer resources and articles from artists sharing their stories below.


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Interviews + Articles From Past Music Heals:

Music Heals Sound and Vision

Music Heals: Phil Elverum on Expressing Grief Through Music and Remembering His Late Wife Geneviève Castrée

Ahead of KEXP’s Music Heals: Beyond Cancer event, Sound & Vision host and producer Emily Fox talked with Elverum about tackling grief in his music, performing these harrowing songs in front of festival crowds, and reflects on the art and void left by his late wife.

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Music Heals Sound and Vision

Sound & Vision: Jay Mathews on Accepting Cancer

In this intimate interview for Sound & Vision, DJ Kevin Cole chats with his long-time friend Jay Mathews, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Music Heals

Music Heals: Stefan Mitchell on the Vision and History Behind Bowievision

KEXP chats with Stefan Mitchell, frontman of Bowievision, who perform at tonight's Music Heals event in the Gathering Space, 6-8 PM.

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