Kent Winterfest – (12-03-16)


KIXI was at Kent Winterfest celebrating the holiday season with winning prizes playing Plinko and listeners had the chance to win a $200 Visa gift card. Check out your pictures here!

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Greg Lake of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Dead at 69

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Musician Greg Lake, who fronted both the influential bands King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, has died, the BBC reports. The musician, 69, lost a “a long and stubborn battle with cancer,” his manager told the UK news agency. On March 11 of this year, Lake’s ELP bandmate Keith Emerson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (THIS IS A …

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Yoko Ono Tweets Anti-Gun Violence Message on Lennon Death Anniversary

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The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty ImagesToday of course marks one of the most tragic days in rock history. Thirty-six years ago, John Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman outside of The Dakota, the New York City apartment building in which Lennon lived with his wife, Yoko Ono. As she’s done many times before, Yoko’s using the anniversary of her husband’s …

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The Eagles’ Classic Album “Hotel California” Turns 40 Today

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Rhino/Asylum RecordsToday marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Eagles‘ landmark album Hotel California, the band’s most successful studio effort, which has sold more than 16 million copies in the U.S. alone. The album spent eight nonconsecutive weeks atop the Billboard 200 in 1977 and yielded two #1 hits, “New Kid in Town” and the title track, which …

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Bruce Springsteen Says Recording “Born to Run” Audiobook Was as Tiring as One of His Concerts

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Simon & SchusterThe audio version of Bruce Springsteen‘s best-selling memoir, Born to Run, was released this week. The legendary rocker, who recorded the 18-hour-long audiobook at his home studio in New Jersey, tells People that the experience was just as draining as playing one of his famous marathon concerts. “[It] wasn’t any easier for me than singing for four hours,” …

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“VH1 Divas Holidays: Unsilent Night,” Featuring Patti LaBelle & Chaka Khan, Racks Up Big Ratings

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Courtesy of VH1VH1 Divas Holidays: Unsilent Night brought in massive ratings for the network on Monday night. According to Billboard, the hour-long special, which included performances by Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Mariah Carey and Vanessa Williams, brought in 2 million viewers, making it the highest-rated Divas show in more than a decade. The special, which retruned after a four-year hiatus, …

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