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Live music in Seattle, week of 2/5 - KEXP's Music That Matters

This year, Dancing on the Valentine 13 features Black Night Crash, Golden Gardens and many more awesome bands that come together to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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 2/5.


  • THURS 2/8 Destroyer - The Neptune - This Canadian rock band formed in 1995 and put out their 11th studio album, ken, last October.
  • SAT 2/10 Dancing on the Valentine 13 - Neumos - This year, Neumos hosts a Pixies & Breeders Tribute featuring Black Night Crash, Golden Gardens and several other awesome bands. Dancing on the Valentine raises money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and is always a ton of fun.
  • SAT 2/10 Band Crush - The Piranha Shop - Band Crush is a great series where bands get to paly with an act that influences them. This show features Prom Queen and The Black Tones.
  • SUN 2/11 Diet Cig - Chop Suey - This American pop-punk duo's debut Swear I'm Good at This came out last year.
  • MON 2/12 Dan Auerbach - The Showbox - This Black Keys member is back with another solo album called Waiting on a Song.versal life force. So basically, it's like Star Wars plus funk.


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