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LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

LISTEN: Ambaum’s Travis Thompson with DJ Marco Collins on KEXP

Two Burien-area legends created some great radio art last Saturday – KEXP guest host Marco Collins welcomed Travis Thompson to his Audioasis show on March 23. Over the three hour show, the two talked... [Read more]

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – Burien’s Travis Thompson signs with Epic Records

Burien’s Travis Thompson – aka ‘Just a Kid from Ambaum’ – announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12 that he has signed with Epic Records. The ‘AMBAUM’ rap star first came to our... [Read more]

Burien’s own Travis Thompson will perform at Bumbershoot this year

Burien’s own Travis Thompson will perform at Bumbershoot this year

Burien’s own Travis Thompson – who recently opened for and performed with Macklemore – will perform at the 48th annual Bumbershoot festival in Seattle in September. The festival will take place... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

Para los Niños named Burien’s 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year’

Para los Niños named Burien’s 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year’

At their March 5, 2018 meeting, the Burien City Council selected the nonprofit organization Para los Niños as its 2018 ‘Citizen of the Year.’ The Council received 14 submissions, the most... [Read more]

Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ band advances to EMP’s Sound Off! finals March 5

Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ band advances to EMP’s Sound Off! finals March 5

On Saturday, Feb. 27, Burien’s ‘Animal Camera’ was selected as the wild card selection to advance to EMP’s ‘Sound Off!’ finals, which will be held on Saturday, March... [Read more]

Two Burien Musicians/Bands competing in EMP Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!’

Two Burien Musicians/Bands competing in EMP Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!’

Two Burien musicians and bands will be competing in the Experience Music Project Museum’s 2016 ‘Sound Off!‘, being held next Saturday, Feb. 20 – Animal Camera and Travis Thompson. Both... [Read more]

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

Writing Program for Teens Starts Tuesday at Burien Community Center

“Voices of Burien” is a new Poetry/Writing Program for 13 – 19 year olds that starts at the Burien Community Center (14700 6th Ave SW), this Tuesday, March 5. The group intends to meet Tuesdays... [Read more]