The first day of the inaugural Upstream Music Fest + Summit is over, but a second day of performances is just beginning. Tune in to hear KEXP's coverage from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next two days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, all from our second home in Downtown Seattle between Occidental Ave & S Jackson. Join us for all-ages sets today from Tomo Nakayama + Shelby Earl, Karl Blau, J GRGRY, and The Long Winters.
Thursday, May 11th10:30 AM – Tomo Nakayama + Shelby Earl1:00 PM – Karl Blau3:30 PM – J GRGRY5:30 PM – The Long Winters
Also today at Upstream is the kickoff of KEXP's free Occidental Park Stage, which will feature sets from necessary local talent throughout the next three days. Today's lineup includes Polyrhythmics, Will Jordan, and a very special surprise guest.
Thursday, May 11th4:15 PM – Polyrhythmics 5:45 PM – TBA7:30 PM – Will Jordan
Later tonight comes showcases curated by KEXP's specialty shows Seek and Destroy, Positive Vibrations, and Preaching the Blues. For more information on those line-ups, click here.
15 minutes before Seattle hip hop artist Porter Ray's set at the KEXP Occidental Park Stage on Thursday night, things weren't looking good.
Day one from our Upstream Music Fest & Summit coverage closed off with an intimate, gorgeous performance from Jeremy Enigk (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft), who is no stranger to the KEXP airwaves. Performing mostly tracks off his 1996 debut record, Return of the Frog Queen, Enigk was jo…