HuskyFest

Friday, April 19

KEXP Live broadcast and music performances in Red Square

Come celebrate the U-District during KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood 2013!

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6–10 a.m.

KEXP DJ John Richards with live performances by:

Jon Russell (The Head and the Heart), Damien Jurado and Tomo Nakayama (Grand Hallway) at 7:30 a.m.

Jon Russell (The Head and the Heart), Damien Jurado and Tomo Nakayama (Grand Hallway) at 7:30 a.m.

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Pollens at 9:30 a.m.


10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters with live performances by:

Kithkin at 11:30 a.m.

Kithkin at 11:30 a.m.

Dude York at 1:30 p.m.

Dude York at 1:30 p.m.


2–6 p.m.

KEXP DJ Kevin Cole with live performances by:

Kingdom Crumbs at 3:30 p.m.

Kingdom Crumbs at 3:30 p.m.

Ravenna Woods at 5:30 p.m.

Ravenna Woods at 5:30 p.m.

 


Featured evening showcases and DJ events

Keep the celebration going with a variety of events around town.

A Benefit for Café Racer Love – Victims of the Café Racer Shooting Memorial Fund

8:30 p.m. – Midnight

5828 Roosevelt Way NE
All ages are welcome to attend the benefit featuring live music hosted by KEXP DJ Don Slack & Greg Vandy. A $5 donation is suggested. All proceeds will go to Café Racer Love – Victims of the Café Racer Shooting Memorial Fund. Enjoy live music from: 

Hounds of the Wild Hunt
Lonesome Shack
Nu KlezmerArmy


Cafe Solstice

6–9 p.m.

4116 University Way NE
Attend a free, all-ages happy hour at Cafe Solstice with KEXP DJs:

Alex
Larry Rose
Sean


Die BierStube

8–10 p.m.

6106 Roosevelt Way NE
Enjoy music curation by KEXP DJs at this free event (ages 21+).

Hans
Chilly


Finn MacCool’s Irish Public House

8–10 p.m.

4217 University Way NE
Enjoy music curation by KEXP DJs at this free event (ages 21+).

Melissa
Mike Ramos

Jack Straw Productions

8–10 p.m.

Listen to live music curated by Sonarchy Radio and Jack Straw Productions, hosted by: Quilty 3000

Afrocop
Peter Vukmirovic Stevens
Bill Horist
Fleenor/Owcharuk Duo
Echore
Rea/Moore
(Free and open to all ages.)


LUCID

9–11 p.m.

5241 University Way NE
Enjoy live music from The Rochelle House Band, curated by Jazz Theater’s John Gilbreath (ages 21+). Cover charge is $8 for the public and $6 for KEXP donors.

Hosted by Nate


Parnassus Café & Art Gallery

7–10 p.m.

Head to Parnassus Café & Art Gallery, located on the University of Washington campus in the basement of the art building, to enjoy live music curated by Rainy Dawg Radio. The event will be hosted by Morgan —KEXP DJ and Rainy Dawg Radio alumni—as well as Pony Time, Universe People and Big Eyes. (Suggested $5 donation, open to all ages.)

Pony Time
Universe People
Big Eyes


Royal Bar & Patio

8–11 p.m.

5211 University Way NE
Take your turn on stage with KEXP karaoke, a free event hosted by Troy Nelson (ages 21+).

KEXP Karaoke Hosted by Troy Nelson and Baby Ketten Karaoke


Trabant Coffee & Chai

6–9 p.m.

1309 NE 45th St
Check out the KEXP photo showcase as part of the U-District Artwalk (free and open to all ages).