Imagination Theater (07-13-15)

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KIXI listeners and Radio Theatre fans turned out July 13th at Kirkland Performance Center for Jim French’s Imagination Theatre Live on stage. Talented actors, sound-effects artists, everything you love about Radio Theatre, and lots of KIXI friends. Don’t miss the next Imagination Theatre Live show in September! Read More »


Peter Frampton, Bad Company’s Simon Kirke Among Music Stars Contributing to Upcoming Charity Album

Yann Charles; Carl DunnPeter Frampton and Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke are among the music stars who have lent their talents to an upcoming album to benefit the Road Recovery charity, which supports music programs and projects aimed at helping at-risk youth. The record, titled Don’t Give Up, features songs written and recorded by young people involved with Road Recovery’s ... Read More »

Leslie West Discusses Collaborations with Frampton and Jack Bruce on His New Solo Album, “Soundcheck”

Mascot Label GroupFamed Mountain singer/guitarist Leslie West has just released a new solo album called Soundcheck, his third studio album in the last four years. Like his previous two records, 2011’s Unusual Suspects and 2013’s Still Climbing, Soundcheck features a mix of original tunes and select covers, along with contributions from some very cool guest musicians. Among the well-known artists ... Read More »

Bob Seger Planning New to Release Album and Launch New Tour in 2016

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideBob Seger may have turned 70 this past May but he apparently isn’t quite ready for retirement. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently told Billboard that he’s planning to put out a new album next year called I Knew You When, a collection of updated versions of previously unreleased tunes. The record also will coincide ... Read More »

Patti LaBelle Featured on Episode of “Oprah’s Master Class” Premiering Tonight

Harpo, Inc.Patti LaBelle will appear on the latest episode of Oprah’s Master Class, premiering this Sunday, which will feature the powerful soul singer discussing her successful music career. In show teasers, Patti recalls becoming a solo artist after the split of her girl group, Labelle, best known for their chart-topping 1974 song “Lady Marmalade.” “I never wanted to be a ... Read More »

Elton John: My Kids Are More Interested in Lego than My Music

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ABC/Randy HolmesEvery parent who’s a musician longs for the day when their kids finally realize they’re cool. For Elton John, he’ll have to wait a bit longer — his two sons currently have more interest in their toys than they do in their legendary dad’s music. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Elton says his sons Zachary and Elijah recently saw him ... Read More »