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    Fathoming Water Episode 5: Brian Wong

    HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYBODY! It’s a Thanksgiving Day Special! We talk to Brian Wong President of BKW Farms. When most series take Thanksgiving week off we decided to release this episode on Thanksgiving Day because of the relevance of food production in our celebration of Thanksgiving. In this episode we start to understand the incredible risk that… Read more »

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    Etta James – At Last! – KXCI Classic Pick

    ETTA JAMES – AT LAST! Released: November 15, 1960 – 55 years ago The studio debut by soul-blues legend, Etta James, stands as one of the artist’s best, most commercially successful, and varied releases, showcasing blues, r&b, and jazz standards. Vocally astounding, James can move from powerful growls to delicate, airy phrasing. A true classic… Read more »

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    The Sound – Jeopardy – KXCI Classic Pick

    THE SOUND – JEOPARDY Released: November 1980 – 35 years ago At the vanguard of the UK post-punk scene with Joy Division and Echo & The Bunnymen, the Sound’s studio debut is one of the most criminally overlooked albums of the early 80s. This despite receiving glowing reviews by many critics of the time and… Read more »

  • Listen to Part One of Our Guest DJ Set with Gang of Four Leader Andy Gill

    Last month, iconic punk pioneer Andy Gill stopped by The Home Stretch to chat with Hannah and share a wonderfully diverse selection of music. Click below to hear part one of the interview and Andy’s guest DJ selections, from I-Roy to Dylan.

  • Allen Toussaint at The Fox Tucson Theatre Nov. 13th, 2014 -photos by Mary Andrews

    Tribute to Allen Toussaint on Ruby’s Roadhouse, Saturday Nov. 14

    Tribute show to Allen Toussaint New Orleans artist Allen Toussaint was a legend for many reasons: he was a singer, songwriter, producer, musical arranger and above all a superb pianist. He was responsible for helping to create the “sound of New Orleans” music since the 1950’s. He died this past week while on tour in… Read more »

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    Junior Wells’ Chicago Blues Band – Hoodoo Man Blues – KXCI Classic Pick

    JUNIOR WELLS’ CHICAGO BLUES BAND – HOODOO MAN BLUES Released 1965* – 50 years ago Wells’ debut is widely regarded as his best release and essential listening for lovers of Chicago blues. Featuring Buddy Guy on electric guitar and Wells’ scorching harmonica work, it’s considered one of the very first studio recordings to capture the… Read more »

  • KXCI Celebrates 32 Years On Sunday December 6

    KXCI Celebrates 32 Years On Sunday December 6

    Take the KXCI Transportation Survey to help us count down your favorite tunes about things that go, go, go...

    Did you know that 32 years is traditionally celebrated with gifts of transportation? That’s why we’re counting down our favorite songs about transportation on Sunday, December 6th! Help create the play list when you take the survey! Plus, when you take the survey, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a $100 Visa Gift Card!. The survey closes at 11:59 PM (Arizona Time) Thursday, December 3rd!

    We look forward to celebrating 32 with you!

    Mighty thanks to all of our wonderful members, underwriters, volunteers and listeners who keep KXCI going strong! Here’s to you!




    Find out about what's happening at the station, in Tucson, and how to win weekly drawings!

    KXCI loves to give away fun goodies in the weekly newsletter.  All you have to do is sign up to receive our weekly newsletter and then read our Saturday, October 24th newsletter for details on how to enter. If you’re already signed up, then just check your email on Saturday!

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  • KXCI Talent Show

    KXCI Talent Show

    Saturday, November 28th at Rialto Theatre

    Get ready for an exciting opportunity to be discovered on Saturday, November 28th.

    America’s Got Talent is searching the nation for the next big entertainment sensation. KXCI and the Rialto are partnering to give away 4 “fast passes” to Season 11 auditions in Phoenix December 3rd.

    KXCI and The Rialto Theatre will host a Gong Show on Saturday, November 28th to find the 4 “fast pass” winners. Doors at 6, showtime at 7pm! The first 100 people in line are guaranteed an audition. Each act will receive 91.3 seconds to perform.

    Here’s a chance to be discovered. Music, Comedy, Dancing, Juggling, Underwater Basket Weaving!  The stage is set and ready for you. Contact contest@kxci.org for more information.


  • Winter Auction Begins December 7th!

    Winter Auction Begins December 7th!

    Donate Your Items Today

    We are currently seeing donations for our upcoming auction to help support the programming you love. Click this link to donate. Contact Amanda@kxci.org or call 623-1000 ext 17 for more information. Thank you!

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