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

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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Founding Yes Singer Jon Anderson to Be Honored with 2016 Prog God Award

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Courtesy of Prog MagazineEx-Yes frontman Jon Anderson will receive the prestigious Prog God prize at the 2016 Progressive Music Awards, which will take place September 1 at the Underglobe venue in London. The honor acknowledges artists who have been musical innovators throughout their careers. “After all these years, it’s just wonderful to be getting this very special award,” Anderson says …

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Paul McCartney Honored as UK’s “Most Successful Album Artist”

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MPL Communications/MJ KimThe U.K.’s Official Charts Company has presented Paul McCartney with the prestigious Official Chart Record Breaker Award in recognition of the rock legend being the most successful album artist in the history of his home country. McCartney received the honor for scoring more total #1 albums on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart, 22, than any other artist. The …

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Don McLean Accepts Plea Deal in Domestic Violence Case Involving Now-Ex-Wife

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Brian Rasic/WireImage“American Pie” singer/songwriter Don McLean pleaded guilty to assaulting his now-ex-wife, Patrisha, this past January, the Portland Press-Herald reports. The plea came Thursday as part of a plea deal in a Rockland, Maine court. According to the newspaper, the 70-year-old musician pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, criminal mischief and criminal restraint. …

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