Live Music

KISW Presents the Northwest Metal Fest

Mark your calendars for Friday, March 9th through Saturday, March 10th 2018 because the Northwest Metal Fest is making it's return to El Corazon! With 2 stages, over a dozen bands and nearly 30 years of heavy metal history, the Northwest Metal Fest is the event for any Rockaholic or heavy metal...
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3 Halloween Shows You Need To Put On Your Calendar

This time of year, the Halloween parties start stacking up FAST, so as the spooky holiday approaches, make sure to check out some seriously sensational shows hitting our area. Head to the Mirkwood Public House in Arlington on Friday October 27th for WOODSHED , As Kingdoms Divide , Rev 3 and...
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Queens of the Stone Age at Key Arena

Mark your calendar for Thursday January 25th. MORE. TO. COME. pic.twitter.com/fRnh1TbWPW — QOTSA (@qotsa) October 18, 2017 Queens of the Stone Age announced a string of winter dates this morning including a show at Seattle's Key Arena on January 25th. Tickets go on sale Friday Oct 27th at 10am...
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Leigh from Pop Evil spends 10 minutes w/ Taryn

Pop Evil has delivered some of the most memorable performances and back-stage acoustic sets at Pain in the Grass, so KISW is pumped to welcome the band back to the PNW! Just days before their concert at Clearwater Casino Resort 's Beach Rock Music & Sports Lounge , you can hear frontman Leigh...
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Have a Drink & Raise Funds For Youth-Driven Seattle Venue

Seattle is filled with incredible venues that bring every genre of music to the city, from huge national artists to local bands and everything in between. But one venue in particular is a creative outlet for youth with a focus on arts and music, and they need our support to continue to grow. The...
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THIS Is Where To Have Breakfast Before #Redfestival

Before heading to Redfestival tomorrow, it would be SUPER wise to fill up on a hearty pancake breakfast before a full day of OUTDOOR DRINKING with The Mens Room! The good news is, you don't have to wake up early and do the cooking! There's a convenient #Redfestival pit stop in Auburn on the way to...
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Preview Some Of #Redfestival's Fearless Freaks!

Without giving away too much, I HAD to share some of the buzz we're experiencing around the station regarding Saturday's Redfestival debauchery. The Wreckless Freeks , Jet City FMX and EnJoy Productions are some of the groups that will make your jaw drop this weekend. And with tickets priced at a...
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5 Reasons The Gorge Is The Best

The Gorge Amphitheatre is a very special place to Washingtonians, and you'd be hard pressed to find a cooler venue in the U.S. (Okay, maybe Red Rocks, but that's it). I went to my first show at The Gorge 22 years ago and have been over there dozens of times since then. This past weekend, I went to...
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Prophets of Rage - First studio album out 9.15.17

Mike Savoia Were you lucky enough to see Prophets of Rage last September at White River Amphitheatre ? They had just released their debut 5-song EP, titled The Party's Over. At first, you may have been a bit confused by the collaboration of killer musicians that make up Prophets of Rage. Mind you,...
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20 Years Ago - Foo Fighters & Krist Novoselic Cover Zeppelin at Bumbershoot

Happy Bumbershoot Weekend, Rockaholics! My rad co-worker Steve Migs recently stumbled upon this awesome video - THANK YOU INTERNET - and it's an absolute gem from Seattle's Bumbershoot in 1997. Video of Foo Fighters w/ Barrett Jones & Krist Novoselic - Communication Breakdown (Seattle 1997...
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