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Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, August 28 5:30am – Our guests this week will show us how a small city can run a performing arts center and bring everyday benefits to the community. Joe Mclalwain is the Executive Director and Gillian Jones is the Director of Programming at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. (ECA) ECA …

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Illusion of Elvis @ EQC (8-16-16)

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Dan Murphy and the KIXI Street Team were at the Emerald Queen Casino for Danny Vernon’s “Illusion of Elvis,” giving away cool prizes and rocking out with our fans for a special meet and greet. Check out the awesome pictures below!

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Magnolia Summerfest (08-07-16)

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KIXI brought the retro oldies to Magnolia Summerfest, and provided listeners a chance to win swag with Plinko, as well as a chance to win a $200 Visa gift card!  

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MUSIC NEWS

Rare Paul McCartney Demo Recording Fetches More than $23K at UK Auction

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Credit: Stephen BaileyA long-lost demo acetate of a song called “It’s for You” that Paul McCartney recorded in 1964 for U.K. pop star Cilla Black sold at a U.K. memorabilia auction over the weekend for 18,000 pounds, or about $23,590. BBC News reports that the demo was purchased by an unknown buyer on Saturday at the Liverpool Beatles Auction, which …

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John Lennon’s Killer Denied Parole for a Ninth Time

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Art Zelin/Getty ImagesFor the ninth time since his incarceration for the December 8, 1980 murder of John Lennon, Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. The New York State Board of Parole announced its decision on Monday following an interview this past Wednesday with the 61-year-old Chapman, held at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York. The board members …

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New David Crosby Song, “The City” New York Homage, Debuts Online

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Credit: Henry Diltz“The City,” from David Crosby‘s forthcoming solo album, Lighthouse, has premiered on YouTube. The tune, which the folk-rock legend co-wrote with his main Lighthouse collaborator and co-producer, Michael League of the modern-jazz collective Snarky Puppy, pays tribute to that tough and multifaceted metropolis of New York City. Crosby compares New York to a woman with whom he has …

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Today Marks the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Last US Concert; Ronettes Singer Shares Memories of the Event

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Bettman/Getty ImagesToday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles‘ final official concert, which took place at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. Drained by the grind of touring and the craziness it entailed, the Fab Four had decided to retire from the road after their 1966 North American summer trek. One of The Beatles’ opening acts during the tour, including the Candlestick …

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