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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

Sing for the Steelers: Styx Performing National Anthem at Pittsburgh’s Home Game This Sunday

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Credit: Rick DiamondStyx has enjoyed a long relationship with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the veteran rockers will continue that partnership this Sunday, October 2, when they perform the national anthem prior at the NFL team’s home game versus the Kansas City Chiefs. The game, which will take place at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, will be televised live on NBC’s Sunday Night …

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Stevie Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life” Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

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Motown RecordsOne of Stevie Wonder‘s most celebrated albums, Songs in the Key of Life, turns 40 years old on Wednesday. The 18th album from the decorated artist was released by Motown Records in 1976 and features some of Wonder’s most memorable tracks, including “I Wish,” “Isn’t She Lovely” and “Sir Duke.” In October 1976, Songs in the Key of Life …

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Robert Plant Joins US Tour that Seeks to Raise Awareness of Refugee Crisis

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Credit: Ed MilesLed Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has announced that he will take part in the upcoming Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour, an 11-city U.S. fall trek that will help raise awareness about the worldwide refugee crisis. Plant will appear at the final seven shows of the tour, which kicks off October 6 in Boulder, Colorado, and runs through an …

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The Pretenders Make a “Holy Commotion” with New Video

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Credit: Jill FurmanovskyThe Pretenders have unveiled an official video for “Holy Commotion,” a new song that will be featured on the band’s forthcoming album, Alone. The partly animated clip stars frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and The Black Keys‘ Dan Auerbach, who produced and played multiple instruments on the album. The video, which can be viewed at The Pretenders’ official YouTube channel, …

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Prince-Themed “Dance On ‘Til Dawn” Dance Parties Happening in October

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BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty ImagesTickets for the Dance On ‘Til Dawn dance party event — in remembrance of Prince — are now on sale. The three-night affair “celebrating the life, music and legacy of Prince” is being held in conjunction with the sold-out Prince tribute concert taking place on October 13 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. As of …

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