THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Steve Tyrell Talks to KIXI

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KIXI welcomes Steve Tyrell to Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley February 26 – March 1. Renowned singer, Steve Tyrell, is back! This time with a new show, That Lovin’ Feelin’, featuring selections from his eleventh studio album, also titled That Lovin’ Feelin’, out in February 2015 via Concord Music Group. Tyrell’s celebration of what he calls “the next generation of the Great ... Read More »

Songwriting Legend Jimmy Webb Talks to KIXI

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KIXI welcomes songwriting legend Jimmy Webb to Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley Tuesday, February 10 – Wednesday, February 11 You can’t listen to the radio without hearing a Jimmy Webb song. Jimmy Webb is an American songwriter, composer, and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade. His platinum selling classics include “Up, Up and Away,” “By the Time I Get ... Read More »

Parker Cruise And Tour Talk

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They’re back!  Kelly Parker and Jim Dai talk cruises, travel, special discounts and share some terrific travel tales!  Explore a world of travel and one-of-a-kind experiences.  Where will you go on your next trip?  Find out more… Read More »

MUSIC NEWS

Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Foreigner’s Mick Jones to Honor Pete Townshend at NYC Benefit Event

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Credit: Ross HalfinBruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones are among the stars who will be on hand to salute The Who‘s Pete Townshend at the 11th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert, scheduled for May 28 at Best Buy Theater in New York City. As previously reported, Townshend will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at ... Read More »

Hall & Oates’ John Oates Announces Plans to Release Memoir

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Credit: Greg VorobiovHall & Oates singer John Oates has signed a deal to publish his autobiography in late 2016. Oates is collaborating with veteran music writer Chris Epting on the as-yet-untitled memoir, which will recount the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life story, including his fateful move from New York City to Philadelphia, where he met Daryl Hall; his ... Read More »

Sc-Fi Rock Opera Featuring Mountain’s Corky Laing to Get Its US Premiere Tonight in NYC

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Gonzo MultimediaA new sci-fi rock opera called Playing God co-written by and featuring Mountain drummer Corky Laing will get its U.S. premiere on Thursday at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in New York City. The production, which is based on a 2013 album of the same name, focuses on the ethical questions raised by genetic intervention. Admittance is free ... Read More »

Billy Joel to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Long Island’s Stony Brook University

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Library of CongressEven people who aren’t Billy Joel fans probably know that he’s from Long Island, New York, and now one of that area’s top universities will be presenting the Piano Man with an honorary degree next month. Joel will receive a Doctor of Music degree from Stony Brook University during the school’s 55th commencement ceremony on May 22; he’ll ... Read More »