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Concerts at the Mural

KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural returns for its seventh year in August with four nights of live concerts, free-of-charge, featuring some of the region’s best indie music, along with some noted national artists, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 1 – 22, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center.

The Friday evening concerts continue the KEXP and Seattle Center tradition of starting off the warm summer weekends with a blast of engaging, all-ages culture. They invite neighbors, area workers and visitors alike to spread a blanket on the Mural Amphitheatre lawn and listen to an eclectic mix of bands, specially selected by KEXP 90.3 FM.

2014 LINE-UP:

Aug. 1 – Donor Appreciation Night:  Surprise Guest (announced July 28), Tacocat, Kithkin

Aug. 8 – Decibel Festival Night:  Yppah, Katie Kate, IG88

Following the Aug. 8 concert, we are partnering with Decibel Festival to present a special Fountain of Light event, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring electronic video artists-created images projected onto International Fountain, with live DJs and an after concert dance party.

Aug. 15:  A Place to Bury Strangers, Battleme, Wimps

Aug. 22 – Swinging Roadhouse:  Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires, Star Anna, Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands

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. A beer garden begins at 5 p.m. for people 21 years of age and older with a valid ID, and fresh foods will be available on-site. In addition, Seattle Center Armory food merchants will be open for food and drink.

Support for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural is provided by Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, Whole Foods Market, Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, Vulcan Inc.:  A Paul G. Allen Company, Seattle Public Libraries, Portage Bay Café, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, Double Down Interactive, Zipcar, 4Culture and the City of Seattle.

The 2014 concert series is subject to change. For concert updates as well as information on other public programming at KEXP and Seattle Center, visit KEXP 90.3 FM or Seattle Center.