THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Thank You Jim French

This week marks the final radio broadcasts of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre on KIXI. For 1,093 episodes, that’s over 20 years, Imagination Theatre has enthralled us with larger than life characters, Seattle Private Eye Harry Nile, Sherlock Holmes, Kincaid the Strangeseeker, along with Raffles the gentlemen thief, Hillary Caine, Kerrides the thinker, and many more.  We’ve been captivated by story …

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, February 26 5:30am – Our guest this week is the Executive Director at Havens Community Connections, Danielle Madrid. Havens Community Connections helps women in affluent marriages build a safe exit strategy out of the domestic abuse they may find themselves in. Danielle explains that women from affluent backgrounds have unique challenges …

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Imagination Theatre – (01-30-17)

KIXI had a great time celebrating the last live performance of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre! Check out your pictures here! A big thank you to all who attended the sold out show, and a big thank you to the cast and crew of Jim French’s Imagination Theatre!

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Bulldogs Are # 1!

MBB Tops Both Major Polls Unbeaten Zags ranked first in Coaches’ poll and AP poll   SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga men’s basketball team climbed to No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and the Associated Press Top 25 Monday.   The Zags (22-0, 10-0 West Coast Conference) remain the lone unbeaten team in Div. I. GU receives the …

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MUSIC NEWS

John Mellencamp, Lynyrd Skynyrd among many stars taking part in Merle Haggard tribute show in Nashville this April

Courtesy of Blackbird PresentsJohn Mellencamp, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Warren Haynes will join a slew of country artists at an all-star tribute to Merle Haggard that’s being organized by the late country legend’s family, his friend Willie Nelson and Blackbird Presents. “Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard” will be held April 6 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The date …

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New AXS TV special documenting 2016 Robert Plant concert premieres Sunday

Courtesy of AXS TVA new concert special featuring a 2016 performance by Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and his current band, The Sensational Space Shifters, will get its televison premiere this Sunday, March 5, on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. The show captures Plant and his group playing a headlining set at David Lynch‘s Festival of Disruption, …

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Bad Company’s Simon Kirke reveals inspirations behind his diverse new solo album, “All Because of You”

The End Records/BMG Earlier this month, Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke released a new solo album called All Because of You, on which he showcases his talents as a singer, songwriter and guitar player. The diverse collection finds Kirke exploring an array of musical genres, including rock, pop ballads, R&B, country, folk and gospel. The 67-year-old rock veteran tells ABC …

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Mick Jagger says he’s working on songs for next Rolling Stones album

Credit: Claude GassianAround the time The Rolling Stones‘ recent blues covers album, Blue & Lonesome, was released this past December, the band members revealed that they also were working on a record of original tunes. Now, frontman Mick Jagger says that things are moving forward with the latter project. Speaking with Showbiz411.com‘s Roger Friedman at Vanity Fair‘s pre-Oscars party a …

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Howard Jones, English Beat, Men Without Hats among the ’80s acts taking part in the Retro Futura 2017 Tour

Courtesy of Paradise ArtistsSynth-pop veteran Howard Jones will team up with a slew of popular New Wave-era artists this summer for the Retro Futura 2017 tour. Joining Jones on the U.S. trek will be The English Beat, Men Without Hats, Modern English, ex-Katrina and the Waves singer Katrina Leskanich and, on select dates, Paul Young and Bow Wow Wow frontwoman …

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