THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

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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Puget Sound Access

Interesting guests and compelling conversations about local issues. Sunday, March 26 5:30am – Joining us this week are President Harvey Drake, and Development Associate Rosa Booker from Urban Impact. Urban Impact has been doing great work in the Rainier Valley/Rainier Beach area for 30 years to break the cycle of social, material, and spiritual poverty. Through a number of programs …

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MUSIC NEWS

Mavis Staples tribute concert special featuring Gregg Allman, Michael McDonald & more premiering in April

Blackbird Presents RecordsBack in November 2014, soul/gospel legend Mavis Staples celebrated her 75th birthday with a star-studded tribute concert in her hometown of Chicago. If you missed the show, which featured performances by Staples, Gregg Allman, Michael McDonald, Aaron Neville and many others, you can watch it as an AXS TV special that airs April 16 at 10 p.m. ET/7 …

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Special 40th anniversary screenings of “The Grateful Dead Movie” taking place in select US theaters next month

Courtesy of Fathom Events/Rhino EntertainmentThe Grateful Dead‘s classic 1977 concert film, The Grateful Dead Movie, will truck back into theaters for a special one-night-only screening on April 20 in honor of the flick’s 40th anniversary. The movie, which was co-directed by late Dead singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia, features footage from a five-night stand that the band played at San Francisco’s famous …

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Hall & Oates’ John Oates launches book tour today in conjunction with release of new memoir, “Change of Seasons”

St. Martin’s PressJohn Oates‘ new memoir, Change of Seasons, arrives today and, coinciding with the book’s release, the Hall & Oates singer is heading out on a promotional tour. The trek gets underway tonight at the SubCulture New York venue in New York City, and runs through an April 9 appearance at the Nashville Public Library in Oates’ adopted hometown …

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The Police’s Andy Summers hopes new solo album will “tickle your ear in a different way”

Flickering Shadow ProductionsAndy Summers has just released a new solo instrumental album titled Triboluminescence, which finds the founding Police guitarist delving into a variety of exotic sonic landscapes and musical genres. Summers tells ABC Radio that his album’s unusual title is “a scientific word [that] means ‘striking something to create light from dark,’ which I thought was a very good …

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Mick Fleetwood, Pat Benatar, Don Felder among stars set to perform at 2017 Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit

Courtesy of Acoustic-4-a-CureThe lineup has been revealed for the 2017 edition of Acoustic-4-a-Cure, the annual benefit concert co-founded by Sammy Hagar and Metallica‘s James Hetfield. Among the stars slated to take part are Fleetwood Mac‘s Mick Fleetwood, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder, and The Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir. As usual, Hagar also will perform at the …

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