Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Big Brother & The Holding Company, Sept. 17th (KXCI Benefit)

On Friday, September 17th, KXCI presents Janis Joplin's Orginal Band, Big Brother & The Holding Company in an all-ages KXCI benefit show at the Rialto. Top Dead Center, Tucson's Grateful Dead cover band, opens the show at 8pm. Tickets are on sale now at, 520-740-1000 and Bookman's Tucson locations.

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Global Rhythm Radio's Matt Moon Hosts Trip to Globalquerque!

Get on board for a world music field trip!
Save by registering before August 9th!

This fall, your Global Rhythm Radio host Matt Moon is hosting a KXCI listener bus trip to the annual Globalquerque music festival, September 24th and 25th in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Performers this year include Susanna Baca (Peru), Kenge Kenge (Kenya), Emeline Michel (Haiti), Oreka TX (Spain), Simon Shaheen (Palestine), Khaira Arby (Mali), Deolinda (Portugal), Inti-Illimani & Francesca Gagnon (Chile, Quebec), The Flatlanders & Tom Russell (USA), Pietra Montecorvino (Italy) and more still to be named, all performing on multiple stages at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

To keep your costs down, we’ve negotiated special group discounts on tickets, hotel rooms, a deluxe luxury coach and much more. We’re offering “bus-only extras,” prize giveaways, a KXCI-exclusive hotel reception – maybe even a hiking trip with Matt atop Sandia Peak. This is KXCI’s first listener trip in over a decade, and we’re hoping you will be able to join us for the fun (and inspire us to go on even more trips in the future!).

Please see the section below for prices, registrations deadlines and more. If you have other questions not covered here, please e-mail and he’ll get right back with you.

Early bird registration (on or before 8/9/10): $695 per couple, $545 single for KXCI members; $745 per couple, $595 single for non-members. After 8/9/10, add $50 to each stated rate. A portion of each registration is tax-deductible.

Trip includes: Round-trip luxury coach bus travel to and from Albuquerque; two nights lodging in either of the festival’s official hotels (Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites or Marriott TownePlace Suites); a pair of tickets to each day of the festival; free breakfast each morning at the hotel; an exclusive KXCI road trip t-shirt, and anything else we cook up, including prize giveaways on the bus, meet and greets with musicians, etc.

Minimums for Trip: A minimum of 20 people must be registered by 8/16/10 or we will have to cancel the trip, with full refunds provided.

To register or for more information: Contact Randy at KXCI: 623-1000 x13 or

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KXCI Swell Season Ticket Giveaway

Stateside Presents is bringing The Swell Season back to Tucson this Saturday night (July 17th) for a show at the Rialto Theatre, and KXCI is giving away a pair of tickets to the show online!

To register for the drawing, click here:

You'll also be given a chance to sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter.

One winner will be drawn on Thursday's The Home Stretch at 5:20pm from all entries received by 5pm. Good Luck!

And if you are not a contest winner, know that tickets for the show are still available! Visit or call 740-1000.

KXCI will also be giving away a final pair of guest list tickets on Friday's One Cup of Java Challenge, 8:20am on Your Morning Brew.

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