THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Elvis Birthday Bash (1-8-18)

Dan Murphy and the KIXI Street Team were at the Emerald Queen Casino for Danny Vernon’s “Illusion of Elvis” show to celebrate Elvis’ birthday.  We gave away Elvis prize packs and a few lucky winners won the chance to have a backstage meet and greet.  Check out the awesome photos here!

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, January 21 5:30am – Our guests from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Washington/Alaska Chapter tell us about their efforts to raise money for research and support programs. Sarah Morningstar is the Campaign Director and McKenzie Johnson is a Campaign Manager as well as a top fundraiser for this year’s Big Climb. …

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Kent Winterfest (12-02-17)

KIXI made an appearance at Kent Winterfest at the Kent Town Square Plaza in anticipation for the big tree lighting ceremony! We had our Plinko board, with loads of Christmas prizes to hand out. Whoever stopped at our table also left with a handful of candy, Seahawks cookies, and Almond Rocas. We will see you next year!

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Silver Bells Luncheon (11-28-17)

KIXI 880 AM and Dan Murphy were at the Silver Bells Luncheon giving listeners a chance to win a shopping spree! You can find your pictures from this event here!

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MUSIC NEWS

Possible threat prompts increased security at Jackson Browne show in Orlando tonight

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesPolice in Orlando, Florida, will increase their presence at Tuesday night’s Jackson Browne concert at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts after receiving a possible threat. “We are aware that there is a planned Jackson Browne concert Jan. 23 at the Dr. Phillips Center and there will be an increased security presence at the event,” Orlando …

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Neil Diamond’s wife says some fans are donating ticket refunds to Parkinson’s research, other charities

Micah Diamond/Courtesy of UMeNeil Diamond revealed Monday that he was retiring immediately from touring after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, forcing him to cancel a previously announced March tour of Australia and New Zealand. Now Diamond’s wife and manager, Katie, reports that some of the legendary singer’s fans from Down Under have responded to the sad news in a very …

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South African jazz great Hugh Masekela dead at age 78

Jazz Services/Heritage Images/Getty ImagesSouth African jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968 with his hit instrumental version of “Grazing in the Grass,” has died at the age of 78. Masekela’s family announced his passing Tuesday via a statement on his official website, revealing that he died “peacefully in Johannesburg, South Africa,” following “a protracted and …

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Aerosmith, Aretha, Sting and Lionel Richie among headliners at 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalThe lineup for the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been unveiled and the latest edition of the music and cultural extravaganza features an impressive lineup of legendary artists, starting with headliners Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Lionel Richie and Jimmy Buffett. As always, JazzFest takes place over last weekend in April …

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ZZ Top lines up Las Vegas residency in April

Credit: Ross HalfinThat “Little Ol’ Band from Texas” is heading to Sin City. After cutting short its 2017 Tonnage Tour last October when bassist Dusty Hill came down with “a tummy ailment,” ZZ Top is now set to return to the stage in April for a five-date engagement at The Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas. The shows are scheduled for …

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