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KEXP regularly hosts both local and international artists for in-studio performances in our live room, concerts in the Gathering Space, and live broadcasts from music festivals. Not only can you enjoy these performances on the air, but you can also relive the experience with our live videos. Subscribe to the KEXP Youtube channel for more great live sessions like these.

SPF30 Live Videos

On August 11, 2018, Seattle's own Sub Pop records held their 30th anniversary celebration at Alki Beach in West Seattle. Dubbed SPF30, the iconic label brought artists from their roster to perform for free on the beach.

KEXP was on the scene documenting the legendary affair and livestreaming performances. In conjunction with Sub Pop, we are now sharing videos from these performances – which you can find below. 

Father John Misty - "Total Entertainment Forever"
Father John Misty - "Date Night"
Shabazz Palaces - "An Echo From The Hosts That Profess Infinitum"
Shabazz Palaces - "Are you... Can you... Were you? (Felt)"
Bully - "Snake"
Bully - "Milkman"
Wolf Parade - "This Hearts On Fire"
Wolf Parade - "You're Dreaming"
Clipping. - "Intro & Inside Out"
Loma - "Shadow Relief"
Loma - "Relay Runner"
LVL UP - "*_*"
LVL UP - "Annie's A Witch"
Moaning - "Artificial"
Moaning - "Somewhere In There"

LIVE from Mexico City

KEXP partnered with NRMAL music festival and Panoram Studios in Mexico City to celebrate one of the most diverse, supportive, and dynamic music cities in the world. KEXP hosts Kevin Cole, Cheryl Waters and DJ Chilly traveled to Mexico City for a live broadcast, February 26th through March 1st. This broadcast included live performances broadcast on-air at 90.3 FM in Seattle, audio streaming live at KEXP.ORG, with video live stream on KEXP’s YouTube channel. Enjoy some of the videos we broadcast that week below!

LIVE from Rennes, France for Trans Musicales

Late last year, KEXP headed back to Rennes, France, for our third year at the Trans Musicales de Rennes! Our goal, as always when partnering with international festivals like Les Trans, is to discover and share new music from across the globe with you from artists that we may not have otherwise heard. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the festival has made a name for itself featuring artists just before they break and seeking new talent from around the world. Check out some of these exciting new discoveries below.

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Most Watched Sessions

From Charles Bradley to Florence and the Machine, KEXP has hosted and filmed some landmark sessions from a brevy of incredible artsits. Below, watch some of our most viewed viewed sessions throughout KEXP's history. 

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Can't Hold Us (Live on KEXP)

July 20, 2011
http://KEXP.ORG present Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performing "Can't Hold Us" live in the KEXP studio. Recorded ... More

Florence and the Machine - Cosmic Love (Live on KEXP)

April 16, 2010
Florence and the Machine perform "Cosmic Love" live in the KEXP studio. Recorded 4/16/10.

host: Kevin ... More

Charles Bradley - Why Is It So Hard (Live on KEXP)

March 17, 2011
Charles Bradley, backed by The Menahan Street Band, performs "Why Is It So Hard" live from Mellow Johnny's ... More

Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks (Live on KEXP)

October 16, 2010
KEXP 90.3 FM Seattle / KEXP. ORG present Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men performing "Little Talks" in ... More

Bomba Estéreo - El Alma y el Cuerpo (Live on KEXP)

April 3, 2013
http://KEXP.ORG presents Bomba Estéreo performing "El Alma y el Cuerpo" live in the KEXP studio. Recorded ... More

Alt-J - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

September 27, 2012
Alt-J performs live on KEXP at the Triple Door as part of KEXP's VIP Club Concert series. Recorded ... More
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