Live Music

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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Matt Koch interviews Ben From Royal Blood!

I had the honor and pleasure of sitting down with the drummer of one of Jimmy Page’s favorite bands- Ben Thatcher from Royal Blood, a few weeks ago when they were in town to blow the roof off The Showbox: It was an incredible show and if you missed it, you’re in luck because they’re playing the...
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PNW Musicians Honor Layne Staley

Growing up, I always knew how special Layne Staley was to the Seattle music scene, and ever since I started working at KISW, I understood our community's connection to the late Alice In Chains and Mad Season frontman even more. Every year around his birthday Seattle does something super special On...
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Metallica Pre Party at Elysian Fields

Don't miss your last chance to win tickets to Metallica! From 3pm until 6pm on August 9th you can stop by Elysian Fields and enter to win a pair of Metallica tickets. Whether you're going to the show or not, you can catch some happy hour deals with other Rockaholics and hang out with the KISW Rock...
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