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Mercer Island Summer Celebration – Gallery 1 (07-08-17)

KIXI came out to Mercer Island Summer Celebration to join in the fun with the parade and street fair. We even brought our Plinko board for KIXI swag, and provided the chance to win a $100 VISA gift card! The weather couldn’t have been more perfect. See you there tomorrow!

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Slider Cook-Off (03-25-17)

KIXI came out to the Slider Cook-Off at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma to cheer on the chefs and give our listeners a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card as well as play Plinko! We hope you all walked away with full bellies!

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MUSIC NEWS

Watch a trailer promoting Led Zeppelin’s Record Store Day release

Ian Dickson/RedfernsIf you weren’t already excited enough over Led Zeppelin‘s first-ever Record Store Day release tomorrow, the band’s nudged the anticipation up another notch with a new trailer. The 33-second video highlights the band’s 7-inch yellow vinyl pressing of two previously unreleased mixes of Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll” and “Friends” — the former dubbed the “Sunset Sound Mix,” and the …

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Tommy Chong teases previously unheard George Harrison work on “Basketball Jones”

L-R: Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong; Ed Caraeff/Getty ImagesNews of previously unheard work by a former member of The Beatles is always cause for excitement. But in this case, it’s coming from a very unexpected source. George Harrison was one of the all-star roster of musicians who played on the 1973 spoof single “Basketball Jones,” by stoner comedy duo Cheech …

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Bono receives first-ever George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership

Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesBono‘s one of those rare rock stars who’s known nearly as much for his humanitarian work as he is for his music. Now the U2 frontman’s been honored again for the former, this time by the George W. Bush Institute. Bono on Thursday received the George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership from the former president himself, at …

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Stevie Wonder composed a brand-new song for the ‘Scandal’ finale

George Pimentel/WireImageIt’s safe to say Stevie Wonder is a Scandal fan. That Stevie Wonder song you heard over the final minutes of Thursday night’s series finale was unfamiliar for a reason: he custom-wrote it for the ABC political soap — and even show creator and producer Shonda Rhimes didn’t know about until the very last minute. Rhimes revealed how it …

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