THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

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

Release date revealed for Prince ‘Purple Rain’ deluxe reissues

Warner Bros.We’ve finally got a release date for that massive Purple Rain reissue package we’ve been promised since last year. Warner Bros. and Prince‘s own NPG records revealed Friday that the late music legend’s album masterpiece will be released June 23, with pre-orders beginning today. By the way, June 23 is just two days shy of June 25, 1984 album …

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John Mellencamp releases new ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ album today

Republic RecordsWelcome to Friday, and new music from John Mellencamp. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member’s released Sad Clowns & Hillbillies today. His follow-up to 2014’s Plain Spoken is a duets album with country singer Carlene Carter, the stepdaughter of the late Johnny Cash and daughter of his late wife, June Carter Cash. Sad Clowns & Hillbillies also …

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Tune in to HBO on Saturday to watch 2017 Rock Hall induction ceremony with Journey, Yes, ELO and more

Kevin Kane; Kevin Mazur; Kevin Mazur/Courtesy of HBOThe 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place earlier this month in Brooklyn, New York, and you can watch an HBO special featuring highlights from the extravaganza that premieres Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m. ET. Among the artists honored at the ceremony were Journey, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, …

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Remastered vinyl versions of three Peter Gabriel soundtrack albums due out in July

Real World RecordsThe third installment of Peter Gabriel‘s vinyl reissue campaign featuring multiple-LP, half-speed-remastered versions of albums from his back catalog will arrive on July 28. The records being released as part of the campaign are three soundtrack albums: 1985’s Birdy, 1989’s Passion and 2002’s Long Walk Home. Birdy, the soundtrack to the 1984 Alan Parker-directed film of the same …

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Patti LaBelle won’t mix music with her cooking

Credit: Derek BlanksShould you ever find yourself invited to Patti LaBelle‘s home for some of her famous sweet potato pie, don’t expect to hear the iconic vocalist sing as she serves you a slice. As Ms. Patti explains to ABC Radio, “I don’t sing in the shower nor do I sing when I’m cooking. I just don’t listen to music. …

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