Monday, September 28, 2009

Featured Albums of the Week

Featured Albums of the Week:
Featured Album of the Week (8:20am) on Your Morning Brew:
Yo La Tengo, Popular Songs
Global Express (7:20am) on Your Morning Brew:
Baaba Maal, Television
Pick of the Week (4pm) on The Home Stretch:
The Avett Brothers, I And Love And You

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Brian Lopez & Salvador Duran - Thursday on The Homestretch

Monday night Brain Lopez and Salvador Duran came to KXCI's Studio 2A for a performance on Locals Only. Hear these one of kind performances on The Homestretch this Thursday around 5pm. Brian Lopez is known as the leader of one of Tucson's most popular bands, Mostly Bears, and Salvador Duran, a celebrated solo performer, is also known for his work with Calexico. Both are featured members of the mambo big band, Sergio Mendoza y la Orkesta. Brian and Salvador were joined by Sergio Mendoza, Sean Rodgers, Jack Service, and Iris Jacobsen and Ascar Christiansen(on strings, from Denmark)for their Locals Only performance. Click here for the podcast. Brian Lopez and Salvador Duran will be performing this Friday, September 25th, in A Flavor Of Tequila fundraiser party for Youth On Their Own and the Pasqua Yaqui Neighborhood Center. This evening of Southwestern food, drinks and fun is being put on by the Foothills Rotary Club at the Chinese Cultural Center, 1288 W. River Road. Call 299-0536 for tickets and more information.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Upcoming Extra Special Broadcasts with U2 and Bruce Springsteen

On Tuesday, September 22nd KXCI will celebrate U2'sDay (You, Tuesday) with special U2 music, membership premiums and your chance to win tickets to see U2 in Glendale on October 20th, all while supporting Your Community Radio.
Our U2'sDay special will run throughout Your Morning Brew (7 to 10am) and Amanda's Music Mix (10am to noon).
Wednesday, September 23rd is Bruce Springsteen's 60th birthday - and we'll be celebrating on Anne's Music Mix (10am-noon) and Cecily's Music Mix (1-3pm). You'll get four full hours of Springsteen songs, by birthday boy Bruce and a whole host of other musicians covering his songs. There will again be special premiums for the membership drive and we'll even be serving birthday cake at the station for our members.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Mason Jennings - Studio 2a - Thursday

Tune in to The Homestretch for an in-studio performance with Mason Jennings around 4:15pm. Mason has made many visits to the KXCI studios over the years. He first stopped by in 2003 and we got to know him and cherish his music after that live meeting in Studio 2a. He appeared on our Live From Studio 2a Vol.5 compilation that came out a couple years later, with several stops between now and then. Mason Jennings will be in the KXCI studios today touring behind his latest release, Blood Of Man, on Brushfire Records. He will be performing Thursday night at the Rialto Theatre.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Mason Jennings Live In Studio 2A Thursday

Singer-songwriter Mason Jennings plays the Rialto Theatre on Thursday night - but first, he'll join Cathy Rivers in a Live in Studio 2A segment on The Home Stretch. Tune in Thursday at 5:30 for this unique experience, brought to you by your member-supported Community Radio, KXCI!

Trevor Hall - Studio 2A - Wednesday

Tune in to The Homestretch this afternoon around 5pm for an in-studio performance with Trevor Hall. Opening for Michael Franti and Spearhead at The Rialto Theatre this Wednesday evening, Trevor Hall follows in the same footsteps with a positive and upbeat music rooted in reggae grooves. Trevor Hall seeks to connect music with message and has partnered with The Hunger Site; is raising funds for orphans; and is collaborating Indie retail to benefit the Rainforest Action Network. His self titled CD has recently been released on Vanguard Records. P.S. If you are downtown for the show at the Rialto Theatre tonight, be sure to catch Brownout afterwards at Club Congress, great latin funk fro Austin. Also coming up Thursday for another Live from Studio 2A performance: Mason Jennings.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

KXCI Community Radio: Woodstock Tribute Time Change

Sorry for the late notice, but we've changed the start time for Monday's Woodstock Tribute broadcast (featuring the 11 acts from last month's concert at the Rialto as the "stars of Woodstock"). The show will now air from 4:30 to 9pm on Monday, September 14th. The reason for the change? Simply too much great music - that's a great problem to have! We hope you'll join us for this concert broadcast, special premiums and more, this Monday from 4:30 to 9pm, only on Your Community Radio, 91.3FM, and streaming live at www.KXCI.org.