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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“VH1 Divas Holidays: Unsilent Night,” Featuring Patti LaBelle & Chaka Khan, Racks Up Big Ratings

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Courtesy of VH1VH1 Divas Holidays: Unsilent Night brought in massive ratings for the network on Monday night. According to Billboard, the hour-long special, which included performances by Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan, Mariah Carey and Vanessa Williams, brought in 2 million viewers, making it the highest-rated Divas show in more than a decade. The special, which retruned after a four-year hiatus, …

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Yes Tour Days: Prog-Rock Legends Announce 2017 US Dates

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Credit: Glenn GottliebThe 2017 edition of Yes‘ Cruise to the Edge is scheduled for early February, and the band has now lined up a February 3 warm-up show in Cherokee, North Carolina, and a weeklong series of additional U.S. concerts taking place after the seagoing festival. The prog-rock legends’ other newly announced dates, which all are in the Southeastern U.S., …

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Steve Winwood Schedules Spring 2017 US Tour Dates

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Courtesy of Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood has announced his first tour dates of 2017, a series of spring shows that will take place in a variety of cities in the eastern U.S. The trek kicks off April 20 in Westbury, New York, and is plotted out through a May 10 concert at Nashville’s famous Ryman Auditorium. The former Traffic and Spencer …

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New Bands Celebrating Music of Jefferson Airplane and Grateful Dead Launch First-Ever Tour Tonight

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Courtesy of The Airplane FamilyThe new tribute bands The Airplane Family and Live Dead 69, which celebrate the music of The Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship and Grateful Dead, kick off their first-ever tour tonight in Annapolis, Maryland. The groups were put together by longtime Jefferson Starship guitarist Mark “Slick” Aguilar, and feature a variety of musicians with connections to the …

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