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Live music in Seattle, week of 2/27 - KEXP's Music That Matters

Seattle's own SassyBlack will be at The Fremont Abbey this Friday, 3/2, as part of the Soul Selections concert series.

Each week, The Morning Show's DJ John Richards from KEXP 90.3 FM makes recommendations to help us sort through the many incredible options for live music in Seattle's music scene.

This is KEXP's list of the Music that Matters for the week of 2/27.


  • WED 2/28 BULLY - Nuemos - Their sophomore album Losing came out last year.
  • WED 2/28 & THURS 3/1 Shovels and Ropes - The Triple Door - This South Carolina husband and wife duo released their sixth album Busted jukebox vol. 2 last year.
  • THURS 3/1 Buffalo Tom - Neumos - Buffalo Tom is back with their tenth album Quiet and Peace, out this year.
  • FRI 3/2 SassyBlack - The Fremont Abbey - This Soul Selections concert series is curated by SassyBlack and also feature Goodsteph and Brotha' Groove. SassyBlack's latest album New Black Swing came out last summer.
  • SAT 3/3 Porches - The Showbox - Porches third album The House cam out last month.


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