Thursday, May 26, 2011

John Vanderslice - Studio 2A & KXCI Presents!

Friday, May 27th, John Vanderslice stops by for an in-studio performance on The Home Stretch, before playing a KXCI Presents! show at Club Congress. Catch that Studio 2A set at 5:30pm on KXCI 91.3FM. Doors open for this early Club Congress show at 6:30pm with Leslie Stevens and the Badgers. Over eight solo albums, John Vanderslice has displayed a wide scope of innovative indie-rock songwriting. Many of John's albums have been featured here on Your Morning Brew, The Music Mix and The Home Stretch over the last decade.

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Featured This Week:

(L-R) Bill Callahan, Chanch Cia Circuito, My Morning Jacket, The Missing Parts

Other show highlights coming up:

  • Monday, May 23rd, 10-midnight, The Hub: A punk rock Hub. Here's a chord. Here's another chord. Here's a third. Now go form a band.
  • Tuesday, May 24th, 8-10pm, Rosies Rhythm Room: A nod to Bob birthday show. In honor of Dylan's 70th.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Michelle Shocked in Studio 2A on The Home Stretch

Michelle Shocked stops in for a performance and interview Friday in Studio 2A. Tune in to The Home Stretch at 5:30pm to hear Michelle and find out about her Rhythm & Roots show at Suite 147 in Plaza Palomino, Friday May 13th, 7:30pm.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Beyond The Sacred Music & Arts Festival - Gabriel Sullivan performance in Studio 2A

Tune in Wednesday to The Homestretch at 3:30pm for a live performance from Gabriel Sullivan and to find out more about Beyond The Sacred Music and Arts Festival.
KXCI is a sponsor of this two-day event, May 13th and 14th, celebrating Sacred Machine Museum's one year anniversary. Beyond The Sacred’s art exhibition showcases an international array of visionary artists, with an opening reception at the museum, 245 E. Congress St. on Friday May 13th, 7pm to midnight. Saturday’s music festival features Gabriel Sullivan and Taraf De Tucson, The Jons, Brian Lopez, Blind Divine, Ensphere and Dead Western Plains at The Rialto Theatre, doors open at 6pm. More info on at KXCI 's Events page or

Monday, May 9, 2011

Featured This Week:

(L-R) Booker T. Jones, Raphael Saadiq, Bombino, Liz Phair

This week, Booker T. walks down his Memphis memory lane in a new collaboration of covers and originals that's sure to move your feet. New school/Old school Raphael Saadiq shows you he's not just about R&B with his latest. Bombino introduces you to some of the most memorable guitar licks around and we listen back to Liz Phair - love her or hate her - and her debut album with 1993's Exile in Guyville on our CD Documenary.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Pieta Brown live on Acoustic Alternative Saturday - Carrie Rodriguez joins Pieta for KXCI Presents! show at Club Congress

Tune in to KXCI as Pieta Brown joins Henry Hallet on Acoustic Alternative for a live in-studio performance and interview Saturday morning, May 7th, around 9am.

Saturday night Pieta Brown and Carrie Rodriguez perform in a KXCI Presents! double bill at Club Congress. Pieta and Carrie are both independent minded singer-songwriters who build on the tradition of folk and Americana while forging new sonic ground. Doors open for this intimate early show at 7pm.

Friday, May 6, 2011

The Low Anthem podcast and KXCI Presents! show at Club Congress May 6th

The Low Anthem perform Friday at Club Congress in a KXCI presents! early all ages show. Doors open at 7:30pm with Daniel Lefkowitz and Seashell Radio.

Click above for the podcast. From when The Low Anthem stopped by for an in-studio performance with host Cathy Rivers on October 26, 2009. They had played Tucson the night before and did a mellow yet compelling set and interview that included the songs Ticket Taker, The Ghosts Who Write History Books and Senorita.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Featured This Week:

(L-R) Alexander, Hey Rosetta!, Femi Kuti, Faster Than Light

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros frontman Alexander Ebert steps out with a solo album. Canadian's Hey Rosetta! dish up their sophomore album. Femi Kuti's latest is hard to separate from his father, Africa and politics. Tucson trio Faster Than Light forks over a Southwest blend of progrock and pop.

Monday, May 2, 2011

TKMA & KXCI Present 25 Years of the Tucson Folk Festival

CD Compilation available now at KXCI (Click image for larger view).