THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Seafair Hydro Race Day on KIXI!

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Race Day Radio Broadcast proudly brought to you by Bellevue Rare Coins 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 …

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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

Netflix Announces Motown Cartoon Curated by Smokey Robinson

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Bobby Bank/WireImageMotown is coming to Netflix. The streaming service on Wednesday announced a new animated series, still untitled, revolving around an eight-year-old boy, Ben, “who discovers he has the extraordinary ability to bring street-art to life.” The show will be inspired by the words and melodies of classic Motown songs. Josh Wakely, who created the Beatles-themed Beat Bugs for Netflix …

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The O’Jays Send Music Cease-and-Desist Letter to Trump Campaign

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David Becker/Getty Images for Nu-Opp, Inc.The O’Jays are again objecting to the use of their music in connection with Donald Trump‘s bid for the presidency. Last week, founding members Eddie Levert and Walter Williams expressed their displeasure with Trump for using their song “Love Train” at the Republican National Convention, with Levert declaring that The Donald “just may be the …

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New Jefferson Airplane/Starship Spinoff Band to Launch First Tour in December

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© Conall O’Brien; Courtesy of The Airplane Family & FriendsA new tribute band called The Airplane Family & Friends has formed that features a variety of musicians with connections to the legendary Bay Area groups The Jefferson Airplane, The Jefferson Starship and Quicksilver Messenger Service. The collective includes former Jefferson Starship guitarist Slick Aguilar, bassist Peter Kaukonen and drummer Prairie …

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George Harrison’s Son May Help Complete Some Unreleased Tracks by His Late Dad

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KMazur/WireImageSome unreleased George Harrison recordings may finally see the light of day with the help of the late Beatles guitarist’s son, Dhani. During the recent 10th anniversary celebration of the Cirque du Soleil troupe’s Fab Four-themed Las Vegas production The Beatles LOVE, George’s widow, Olivia Harrison, told Billboard that she and Dhani have discussed him completing some of his dad’s …

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