International Clash Day

Starbucks Endorses International Clash Day with Coffee Shop Playlist

Posted February 7, 2020 at 5:03 am

No flash in the pan, International Clash Day is here for the long haul. Today commemorates eight consecutive years celebrating the music and message of the “only band that matters.” This year, the event’s founding radio station, KEXP, is “celebrating artists around the world who are confronting the climate crisis as well as highlighting activists, […]

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Celebrating Six Years of International Clash Day

Posted February 7, 2019 at 5:02 am

Today, for the sixth year running, is the most popular holiday you never heard of. International Clash Day, a made-up-holiday-turned-real thanks to Seattle radio station KEXP. Six years ago, “Morning Show” host John Richards arbitrarily declared February 7 as “International Clash Day.” It was rather organic and gradually built momentum. Each year, the unofficial holiday […]

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International Clash Day Goes Big for its Sixth Year

Last modified February 7, 2018 at 11:11 am

During the February 7, 2013 radio broadast, KEXP “Morning Show” host John Richards arbitrarily declared that day as “International Clash Day.” The designation was rather organic – created “for no other reason than the fact that he could” – yet it nevertheless gradually gained traction in the interim. Each year since, the voices championing the cause […]

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