KEXP listeners know: we love Canada Day. We were honored to have Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stop by the station to record a station ID for us. We've even teamed up with the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle to include Vancouver-based artist Louise Burns to our Rocks the Dock line-up today at Waterfront Park, between the Great Wheel and the Aquarium (more details here).
Even though DJ Cheryl Waters isn't on the air to host what would've been our ninth annual Canada Day special, our Saturday DJs are continuing the tradition all day long this Saturday, July 1st. (See the on-air schedule below.) And right here on the KEXP Blog, we're sharing just a smattering of northern neighbors who've crossed the border to perform LIVE on KEXP for us. Happy Canada Day!
We like all kinds of music! And today, on Fourth of July, we're celebrating "Independence Day" with just that! As you gather around the BBQ with your friends and family, turn up the volume on this KEXP playlist. Happy Fourth of July from KEXP!
In honor of John Cusack's 52nd birthday today, KEXP is taking a cue from High Fidelity, and presenting the Top Five Music-Related Films of his career.