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Concerts at the Mural Aug. 3 – 24

KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural returns this summer with a four-night live concert line-up featuring some of the region’s best indie music, along with some noted national artists, free-of-charge, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 3 – 24, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center.

Now in its fifth year, the Friday evening sets continue the KEXP and Seattle Center tradition of starting the August weekends off with a blast of engaging, all-ages culture.

The series line-up includes:

Friday, Aug. 3 – No Depression Night hosted by DJ El Toro:  Shovels & Rope, Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside, Legendary Oaks, Fly Moon Royalty

Friday, Aug. 10:  Brad, The Young Evils, Posse

Friday, Aug. 17:  Love Battery, Absolute Monarchs, Wayfinders

Friday, Aug. 24:  Fresh Espresso, Reptar, BOAT

KEXP and Seattle Center, who came together in response to public calls for more outdoor music, share a commitment to innovative and culturally diverse programming. The concert series offers a blend of musical styles for Seattle Center neighbors, downtown workers, music lovers and families. Seattle Center contributes the concert space, sound, lighting, and technical and event expertise. KEXP provides the “music that matters.”

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. KEXP DJs will host to each Friday night line-up, and Seattle Center Armory will be open for food and drink with a dozen new food vendors.  In addition, a beer garden will begin at 5 p.m. for people 21 years of age and older with a valid ID.

Support for KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural is provided by Clif Bar, Coca-Cola, Chipotle Mexican Grill, T-Mobile, Hotel Max, Vulcan, Inc. – A Paul G. Allen Company, MSN Music, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, 4Culture and the City of Seattle.

The 2012 concert series is subject to change. For concert updates as well as information on other public programming at KEXP and Seattle Center, visit or