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91.3 KBCS Concert Club Contest: July


July 1, 2015 - 1:01 am

This month Concert Club members can win tickets to a dozen shows, including Steve Earle, Tinariwen, Kasey Chambers, Lee Ritenour, and The Summer Meltdown Festival.

If you’re not a Concert Club member you can still enter to win.

Learn more about KBCS Concert Club.


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Seattle and Affordable Housing


July 30, 2015 - 3:13 pm

The Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) rolled out earlier this month.  Since then, a lot buzzes around Seattle’s proposed zoning changes, tenant’s rights and interests and access to home ownership. This week’s series looks at some background on the HALA  report and on Seattle’s movement for rent control. Episode 1, 2 & 3 - Jonathan Grant

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Top Ten July 20th – 26th:

Weekly Top Ten

July 28, 2015 - 12:12 pm

  1. Melody Gardot Currency Of Man (Verve)
  2. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell The Traveling Kind (Nonesuch)
  3. Jason Isbell Something More Than Free (Southeastern)
  4. Nneka My Fairy Tales (Bushqueen)
  5. Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear Skeleton Crew (Glassnote)
  6. The Honeycutters Me Oh My (Organic)
  7. Leon Bridges Coming Home (Columbia)
  8. Eilen Jewell Sundown Over Ghost Town (Signature Sounds)
  9. Kasey Chambers Bittersweet (Sugar Hill)
  10. The Very Best Makes a King (Moshi Moshi)

Past Top Ten

Seattle’s Fair Trade Music


July 27, 2015 - 3:13 pm

You’ve heard the term fair trade.  It applies to everything from clothing to coffee to chocolate. And to music. Recently in Seattle, local musicians struck a fair trade agreement with some participating music venues and the city to create a set of guidelines for musician pay and equipment standards. Episode 1 - Nate Omdal is a Seattle

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Transgender Experience


July 2, 2015 - 2:42 pm

Caitlyn Jenner hit the cover of Vanity Fair with flair, inspiring public discussion on her journey in gender transition. KBCS highlights some of our local transgender community’s  day to day challenges in healthcare, public safety, and navigating our streets in this five-part series. Episode 1 -Marlo Mack  is a mother of a transgender daughter and

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