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

David Crosby enjoys working with son on new album, “Sky Trails”

Django CrosbyDavid Crosby didn’t have to look far for assistance on his new album, Sky Trails. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee tells USA Today he collaborated with his son, James Raymond, on a complex track titled “Curved Air.” The song features a flamenco guitar intro that Raymond actually composed on keyboards. Crosby marvels, “I don’t know …

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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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