THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Puget Sound Access

Gary_Shipe_public_affairs

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues.     Sunday, August 31 5:30am - This week we meet Michael Stewart and Charles Di Bona from Boyer Children’s Clinic. Michael is the Executive Director and Charles is not only a member of the Board of Directors, but is the parent of a graduate of Boyer. Boyer Children’s Clinic has been ... Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Yes’ Steve Howe Talks About Band’s “Unusual” New Album, Praises New Frontman

Thumbnail for 165299

Rob Shanahan/MSO PRYes recently wrapped up a North American summer tour during which the band debuted some material from its latest studio album, Heaven & Earth, the prog-rock legends’ first with their new lead singer Jon Davison. Guitarist Steve Howe tells ABC News Radio that the record is “a different sort of album” for Yes. “It’s an unusual album in ... Read More »

Barry White Box Set Featuring Five Classic ’70s Albums Arriving in Late September

Thumbnail for 165297

Mercury/Universal MusicA new box set gathering together five classic albums by Barry White, the man responsible for some of the 1970s’ sexiest soul jams, will be released on September 30 to mark what would have been the deep-voiced singer’s 70th birthday. Barry White: 5 Classic Albums includes 1973′s I’ve Got So Much to Give and Stone Gon’, 1974′s Can’t Get ... Read More »

Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer for Survivor, Dies at 63

Thumbnail for 165295

Jimi Jamison, lead singer for the group Survivor, has died, according to a post on the band’s official Twitter account. The post reads, “Survivor is very shocked & saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison. Our thoughts,love & prayers go out to his friends & family.” Jamison’s booking manager, Sally Irwin, tells TMZ.com that the singer died Sunday ... Read More »

Founding Jethro Tull Bassist Glenn Cornick Dies at 67

Thumbnail for 165293

Jethro Tull; Glenn Cornick, far right (Chrysalis Records Ltd.)Glenn Cornick, Jethro Tull‘s original bass player, died Thursday at his home in Hilo, Hawaii. He was 67. The British-born musician’s family told The New York Times that the cause of death was congestive heart failure. Cornick appeared on Jethro Tull’s first three studio albums, 1968′s This Was, 1969′s Stand Up and ... Read More »

Sting Set to Perform at NYC Concert Supporting Equality for LGBT Community

Thumbnail for 165287

Image Courtesy of Patti HintonSting is among the stars who will perform at a September 15 fundraising event in New York City supporting organizations and activists fighting for the rights of those who identify themselves as either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI). Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality will be held at the Gershwin Theatre, ... Read More »