Line-up Announced for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural
KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural returns for its seventh year in August with four nights of live concerts, free-of-charge, featuring some of the region's best indie music, along with some noted national artists, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 1 - 22, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center.
The Friday evening concerts continue the KEXP and Seattle Center tradition of starting off the warm summer weekends with a blast of engaging, all-ages culture. They invite neighbors, area workers and visitors alike to spread a blanket on the Mural Amphitheatre lawn and listen to an eclectic mix of bands, specially selected by KEXP 90.3 FM.
Aug. 1 - Donor Appreciation Night
Surprise Guest (announced July 28)
Aug. 8 - Decibel Festival Night
Following the Aug. 8 concert, we are partnering with Decibel Festival to present a special Fountain of Light event, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring electronic video artists-created images projected onto International Fountain, with live DJs and an after concert dance party.
A Place to Bury Strangers
Aug. 22 - Swinging Roadhouse
Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires
Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands
Seating for Concerts at the Mural is on a first-come basis. Folding chairs and blankets are allowed. Large coolers/ice chest, umbrellas, pets, video, and audio recorders are not allowed. A beer garden begins at 5 p.m. for people 21 years of age and older with a valid ID, and fresh foods will be available on-site. In addition, Seattle Center Armory food merchants will be open for food and drink.
Support for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural is provided by Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Whole Foods Market, Molly Moon's Ice Cream, Vulcan Inc.: A Paul G. Allen Company, Seattle Public Libraries, Portage Bay Café, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, Double Down Interactive, Zipcar, 4Culture and the City of Seattle.
About Seattle Center
Since its beginning 50 years ago, Seattle Center has served as an arts, civic and family gathering place in the core of our region. The more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations residing on the 74-acre campus, together with a broad range of public and community programs, create nearly 5,000 events attracting 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.15 billion in business activity and $387 million in labor income. Seattle Center receives support from Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Worldmark by Wyndham and the City of Seattle.
About KEXP 90.3FM
KEXP is one of the most influential listener-supported music radio stations in the country. More than 200,000 listeners from around the world tune in to the station each week over the air and online. On KEXP's YouTube channel, videos of exclusive in-studio performances garner more than 1.7 million views per week. KEXP produces over 500 live performances each year. For more information, please visit www.kexp.org.