THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Seafair Hydro Race Day on KIXI!

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  KIXI is your official Seafair Hydroplane race day radio broadcast station!  Tune in to AM 880, or 106.9FM HD-2, or live stream www.kixi.com on all your devices, on race day  Sunday August 7th at 10AM.  Catch all of the day’s hydro action, along with race team interviews, special features – and the always exciting race calls of the day’s …

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Mercer Island Summer Celebration (07-10-16)

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The KIXI crew couldn’t get enough of Mercer Island Summer Celebration, so we came out to the last day of the festival to provide our listeners with oldies but goodies, and Plinko with the chance to win retro CDs!

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MUSIC NEWS

Michael Hutchence Documentary in the Works

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Frans Schellekens/Redferns(NEW YORK) — Almost 20 years after his death, we’re going to get a feature-length documentary about the late INXS lead singer Michael Hutchenece. Director Richard Lowenstein will both direct and produce the documentary. He goes way back with the band: he directed the music videos for “What You Need,” “Listen Like Thieves,” “Need You Tonight/Mediate,” “Never Tear Us …

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Yes’ Geoff Downes Looking Forward to Tackling “Tales from Topographic Oceans” on New Tour

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Credit: Glenn GottliebYes launches a new long-distance U.S. runaround tonight in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On this tour, the famed prog-rockers will be playing their 1980 album Drama in its entirety, sides one and four of the band’s 1973 double-disc Tales from Topographic Oceans, and a few classic tunes. Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes is very familiar with Drama, of course, having played …

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Aretha Franklin to Headline Inaugural City Winery Open Festival in New York

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Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty ImagesAretha Franklin will headline the second day of a new music, food and wine festival called the City Winery Open that will take place September 17 and 18 at Forest Hills Stadium in the New York City borough of Queens. The event, co-organized by the City Winery franchise, will feature an eclectic lineup of performers, as well as …

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New Dramatic Movie Focusing on John Lennon’s Death to Get Theatrical Release in October

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Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesA new dramatic film focusing on the events immediately following the December 1980 shooting of John Lennon will premiere in select theaters on October 7, Variety reports. The Lennon Report, which debuted in April at the Beverly Hills Film Festival, takes a look at the aftermath of the tragic event, including doctors’ efforts to save the …

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Rolling Stones Say Trump Used of Their Music During RNC Without Permission

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In May, The Rolling Stones demanded that Donald Trump stop playing their music at his campaign events, but you can’t always get what you want. On Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland after Trump gave his acceptance speech as his party’s presidential nominee, the band’s classic song “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” was played at …

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