THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Washington State Fair (09-14-17)

The KIXI Street Team headed to the Washington State Fair to greet listeners before The Beach Boys concert. We gave out prizes which included KIXI coffee mugs, KIXI bags, and more. If you stopped by our tent, you can see your photo here.

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Washington State Fair (09-08-17)

The KIXI Street Team headed to the Washington State Fair to meet with some of our listeners! Thanks for coming out, if you saw us then your photos will be here.  

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Hurricane Relief and How You Can Help

In the past few days we’ve witnessed the fury of Hurricane Harvey and destruction on an almost unimaginable scale in Texas and Louisiana.  We’ve also witnessed the incredible caring and concern of neighbors helping neighbors and long-distance neighbors donating to the relief efforts. Now we are left with the destruction and disruption caused by Hurricane Irma. Our country may be …

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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, September 24 5:30am – This week we speak with chef and owner of Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, and founder of Pure Food Kids Foundation, Kurt Beecher Dammeier. Kurt has a goal with his food and restaurant businesses; that of changing the way America eats. Along those lines he tells us of his …

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MUSIC NEWS

Bruce Springsteen releases live set to benefit hurricane victims

Tom Hill/WireImage When it comes to disaster relief, The Boss in on the case. Bruce Springsteen is releasing an entire live set that he and the E Street Band recorded December 8, 1978 at the Summit in Houston Texas. All proceeds will benefit the MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund to help those affected in Texas and Florida by Hurricanes Harvey and …

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Bob Dylan’s “Trouble No More — The Bootleg Series Vol. 13” coming in November

Columbia Records/Legacy RecordingsIt’s time for another deep dive into Bob Dylan’s catalog. Bob Dylan — Trouble No More — The Bootleg Series Vol. 13/1979-1981 arrives on November 3. The comprehensive eight-disc package also comes with a bonus DVD and covers the period in which Dylan released three albums directly influenced by personal and religious transformation: 1979’s Slow Train Coming, 1980’s …

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Texan Don Henley staging benefit concert for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Cooper Neill/Getty ImagesThough he’s a member of that most “California” of bands — the Eagles — Don Henley was born and raised in Texas. That’s why he’s headlining a benefit concert in November to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston and other parts of the Lone Star State. The event, called Helping Texans: A Hurricane …

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Aretha Franklin gets the Royal Orchestra treatment

atlantic recordsFans are about to hear Aretha Franklin in a whole new way. In honor of the 50th anniversary of Franklin signing with Atlantic Records, Rhino will release A Brand New Me: Aretha Franklin with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Due November 10, the 14-track disc pairs seminal recordings the young Queen of Soul made for Atlantic in the 1960s with new …

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Bono and Sir Paul make Greatest Business Minds list

ABC/Adam TalorIt’s official: Bono and Paul McCartney have good heads for business. The duo is included in Forbes magazine’s 100 Greatest Business Minds, alongside SpaceX and Tesla’s Elon Musk, Microsoft’s Paul Allen, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, Oprah Winfrey and others. In an essay, Bono explains, “Capitalism is not immoral, but it is amoral. And it requires our instruction. It’s a …

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