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2016 Hood-to-Hood Challenge: One Day, One Winner

Everything you love about KEXP, from The Morning Show to free performances by the Posies and Charles Bradley in the Gathering Space relies on financial support from you and your fellow music lovers. Today is our One-Day Summer Fund Drive and Hood-to-Hood Challenge, and I wanted to share some of t...


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Hood to Hood Photo Galleries

Photo Gallery: KEXP Hood to Hood Live Music Showcase 6/5

As the sun set on KEXP's 2016 Hood to Hood broadcast from the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, the party headed a few miles away to the Skylark Cafe where DJ Troy Nelson was hosting an evening of local music. It's a good thing the show was All Ages, because we had the winners of this year's youth...


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Hood to Hood Day 2016: Porter Ray

Closing out KEXP's 2016 Hood to Hood was Seattle's own Porter Ray, whose laidback flow at least kept things chill, y'know, musically. The wise-beyond-his-twenty-something-years rapper brought some romantic rhymes to the stage, combining some old-school R&B vibes to his hip hop sounds.


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Hood to Hood Day 2016: Acapulco Lips

Where did all these people come from?! We ain't gonna front: it's freakin' hot out here at KEXP's 2016 Hood to Hood broadcast from the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. But as local trio Acapulco Lips took the stage, the crowd came emerging from the shadows.


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Hood to Hood KEXP Presents

KEXP's Hood-to-Hood Day 2016 in West Seattle begins!

We've got fun in the sun on this gorgeous Sunday, so join us for KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! There's FREE, All Ages sets from Greys, Acapulco Lips, and Porter Ray, as well as food trucks and a beer garden to keep you satisfied! Join us!


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Video Roundup Hood to Hood KEXP Presents

KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood 2016: West Seattle Day

Yet again, West Seattle emerged victorious in KEXP's annual neighborhood challenge. So, this Sunday, June 5th, we're packing up and heading across the bridge for the KEXP Hood-to-Hood Day Celebration!


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Hood to Hood Fundraising Drives

The 10th Annual Hood-to-Hood Challenge Begins!

I hope you made it out to Hood-to-Hood Day 2015 in West Seattle last month. On Friday, May 29, more than 3,500 music lovers like you turned out to enjoy free performances by The Mountain Goats, Miami Horror, Hop Along, and Telekinesis, with a street fair and beer garden, plus evening showcases th...


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Live Video Hood to Hood

Hood-to-Hood Day 2015: Live Video Roundup

Just a few weeks ago, KEXP took over the streets of West Seattle for our Hood-to-Hood Day 2015 celebration with live music from John Danielle of The Mountain Goats, Australian electro-pop group Miami Horror, Michael Lerner of Telekinesis, and howling indie-rockers Hop Along. If you weren't able t...


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Hood to Hood Day 2015: Hop Along

We closed out our Hood-to-Hood broadcast with a bang, specifically the boisterous crash of Philly-based indie rockers Hop Along. Frontwoman Frances Quinlan has a wild howl of a voice that shook the windows of West Seattle businesses down the California Avenue corridor. With screeching feedback an...


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