Monday, November 30, 2009

KXCI: We're Back!

The power was restored at about 5:50pm after a roughly 3-hour outage that appears to have impacted about 265 homes and businesses in the downtown area.

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We're off the air due to a power outage as of about

2:45 PM today. The outage has been reported to TEP and technicians are on the way. A big boom was heard prior to the outage and neighbors from a couple of blocks away are also impacted. We will be up and running as soon as we can.


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There's Still Time to Donate to KXCI's Online Aution...

...but you gotta hurry. Join the over 100 people and businesses who have contributed over 175 items, gift certificates and unique experiences to KXCI's Online Auction. Every gift that you are able to donate to KXCI directly benefits KXCI.

The auction goes live on December 7, but you can preview items here now

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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

KXCI Community Radio: Thanksgiving Closure

KXCI Community Radio in Tucson will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, for the Thanksgiving. Please join us in having a safe and enjoyable extended holiday weekend.

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Friday, November 20, 2009

KXCI Community Radio: Amazon Link

In addition to supporting the local businesses that support KXCI (click the Underwriters link at for a list), another great way to support Your Community Radio is by making your purchases through OUR website.

We've made it easier than ever by including an Amazon link on our homepage. Just click that link to access Amazon, and every purchase you make (not just music) during that visit will result in a donation to KXCI.

Be sure to first visit KXCI each time and click this link to Amazon so we get credit for all of your holiday shopping - and feel free to spread the word to others that shop Amazon so we can earn as much money as possible for Community Radio. Thanks!

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

KXCI Presents! and CD Release Party's

This week rounds out a busy week of KXCI Presents! shows and local CD release party's.

KXCI Presents! shows include:
Thao with The Get Down Stay Down performing Wednesday, Nov. 18th at Plush. Thao, with her band The Get Down Stay Down, makes music that blends the creativity of indie rock, the energy of punk and the aesthetic of community radio.

The Generationals perform Thursday, Nov 19th at Club Congress. Their debut CD, Con Law, on Park The Van Records has been a favorite of KXCI DJ's the past few months.

Both groups will be in Studio 2A for live performances on The Homestretch.

Three local CD release party's include:
Nancy McCallion whose new album is Take A Picture Of Me To Show I Was Here, which is a collection of songs that were inspired by a photo exhibit of pictures taken by homeless day laborers in Tucson. The CD release party at The Hut on Friday Nov. 20th, 8pm, is a benefit for the Primavera Foundation, which promotes economic and social justice.

The El Camino Royales have a debut CD called Ladies and Gentlemen... and it is a rippin' mix of originals songs and instrumentals inspired by classic rockabilly, with hefty dashes of soul and surf. They will be in Studio 2A for a live performance on The Homestretch Friday, Nov. 20th. Their CD release party is that same night at Plush with The Mission Creeps and Sunny Italy.

The Hounds have a new EP called The Deuce. The Hounds recently performed in Studio 2A for Locals Only and you can hear that entire set of reggae, blues and hip-hop inspired tunes as a podcast from the link at The CD release party is at Plush Saturday, Nov. 21st with Tom Walbank and The Grand Royale.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

KXCI Presents! Peter, Bjorn & John

Peter Bjorn and John perform at the Rialto Tuesday night Novemeber 17th in a KXCI Presents! show. Tune in for ticket giveaways on the Music Mix and The Homestretch. Some of the most creative current purveyors of Swedish pop, Peter Bjorn and John came to prominence with their international hit “Young Folks”. El Perro Del Mar open this all ages show at 8pm. More information is available at Rialto Theatre.

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Thursday, November 12, 2009

KXCI Community Radio Board Meeting

The KXCI Board of Directors meets Thursday, November 19th at 6pm at the offices of Child and Family Resources, 2800 East Broadway in Tucson. The meeting is open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.

To see the agenda for the meeting, download this file:

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