Saturday, March 27, 2010

Last Week for Advance Tickets!


Tickets are now on sale for KXCI's annual Calexico and Friends benefit concert, set for Saturday, April 3rd with an all day FESTIVAL EN EL BARRIO VIEJO, featuring an outdoor concert in the neighborhood south of the Tucson Convention Center. You'll enjoy twwo stages of live music, beer, food, vendors and more.

Tickets are on sale now at the Rialto Theatre: http://rialtotheatre.com/event_pop.php?id=745
and (520) 740-1000, as well as at the KXCI offices at 220 South Fourth Avenue. We're open weekdays 10am to 4pm.

Confirmed "friends of Calexico" for this event include Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta, Fourkiller Flats, Crawdaddy-O, Tom Walbank, Naim Amor, Silver Thread Trio, Courtney Robbins, Salvador Duran and Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo High School.


It's going to be a great day of great music and great friends, April 3rd in Barrio Viejo. Get your tickets today!!



Organized by the Rialto Theatre and Stateside with support from Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant.


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Friday, March 26, 2010

Leila Lopez Studio 2A on-air, podcast and CD release


Tune in for a Studio 2A performance from Leila Lopez this Friday, March 26th, at 5:30pm on The Home Stretch or click here for a podcast of her entire Locals Only interview and performance.
Leila Lopez will celebrate the release of her new album “Fault Lines” at Solar Culture on Saturday, March 27th at 7pm, all ages and no cover. She'll also be performing Saturday at the Solar Rock festival in Himmel Park.


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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Mambo! Sergio Mendoza y Salvador Duran today on Live @ 5:30


To help everyone get in the spirit of the upcoming Festival en el Barrio Viejo, Cathy Rivers will be featuring some of the performing artists during The Home Stretch Live at 5:30 p.m. Today, we have the good fortune of hearing Sergio Mendoza y Salvador Duran. Stay tuned throughout this week and next for more of the artists who will be playing at this KXCI benefit. Learn more about Festival en el Barrio on the KXCI Information Blog.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Calexico & Friends Community Radio Benefit Info


Tickets are now on sale for KXCI's annual Calexico and Friends benefit concert, set for Saturday, April 3rd with an all day FESTIVAL EN EL BARRIO VIEJO, featuring an outdoor concert in the neighborhood south of the Tucson Convention Center. You'll enjoy twwo stages of live music, beer, food, vendors and more.

Tickets are on sale now at the Rialto Theatre: http://rialtotheatre.com/event_pop.php?id=745
and (520) 740-1000, as well as at the KXCI offices at 220 South Fourth Avenue. We're open weekdays 10am to 4pm.

Confirmed "friends of Calexico" for this event include Sergio Mendoza y La Orkesta, Fourkiller Flats, Crawdaddy-O, Tom Walbank, Naim Amor, Silver Thread Trio, Courtney Robbins, Salvador Duran and Mariachi Aztlan de Pueblo High School.


It's going to be a great day of great music and great friends, April 3rd in Barrio Viejo. Get your tickets today!!



Organized by the Rialto Theatre and Stateside with support from Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant.


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KXCI Board Meeting & Agenda

The KXCI board of directors meets Thursday, March 18th at 5:30 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.

Agenda:

I. Call to Order
II. Attendance, Set Next Meeting Date and Time
III. Review and Adopt February 2010 minutes
IV. Presentation of Financial Audit by Regier Carr Monroe
V. Committee Reports
a) Bylaws
b) Finance
c) Board Development
d) Personnel
e) Election
f) Development
g) Strategic Plan Implementation
h) CAB Development
i) Technology
VI. Volunteer Representative Report
VII. GM Report
IIX. New Business
IX. Call to Audience
X. Executive Session
XI. Adjournment


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Monday, March 15, 2010

KXCI: The Membership Drive Is Over!

Thank you to everyone who made a call of support in KXCI Tucson's spring membership drive (more than 1,000 of you!). We wrapped up the campaign on Monday, March 15th at 6pm with just more than $100,000 in support.

Thank you to everyone who made this successful drive possible, including our pledgers, our great deejays, phone volunteers, business matching sponsors and the KXCI staff.


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We're in The Home Stretch (of the pledge drive)


3pm update: Less than $4,000 to go in the entire campaign! Let's finish strong with your support right now at 520-623-1000 or by clicking "Pledge Now" at KXCI.org.


We'd like to finish on Monday and you'd like us to finish on Monday. Let's both get what we want - call today with your new, renewing and additional gifts of support. The number again: 520-623-1000. It takes just a few minutes to make a difference!


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Tuesday, March 02, 2010

We Are Almost There Yet! One Call Does it All- 520-623-1000


KXCI's Spring Membership Drive is poised to end in a dramatic finish today! We are over 94% of the way to our goal. Please call 520-623-1000 to pledge your support or click here to pledge. It will give you a warm fuzzy feeling deep inside. In fact, Van Man will kick in $50 bucks to KXCI for each of the first 10 callers on his Music Mix this morning!

As of 10:30am Monday (March 15th) we have raised $94,000 of our $100,000 goal. Thank you to everyone who has already called and pledged online!

Things are about to get extremely exciting around here once all of your calls start to pour in. Together we can do this!

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Monday, March 01, 2010

KXCI Back on the Air at 91.3

Thanks for your patience. As of 2:15pm, KXCI resumed broadcasting terrestrially. As you may know, recent storms knocked out the power on our Mt. Bigelow transmitter tower. Thanks for listening on line and thanks for pledging in our spring membership drive at 520-623-1000 or on line at www.kxci.org.

You never miss your water till your well runs dry. It's good to be back.

Back to our regularly scheduled programming, already in progress.


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KXCI Off The Air; Webstreaming Unaffected at KXCI.org

For the third or fourth time in this too long winter, snow has taken done the electrical service to our transmitter on Mount Bigelow, forcing us off the air at 91.3FM. Live and free webstreaming at KXCI.org (and through applications such as iTunes) is unaffected.

Trico Electric has a crew on-site working on the situation.

We will continue to update the situation as we know more. Thank you for your patience. This latest power outage comes during our membership drive; we now need your support more than ever: (520) 623-1000 or "Pledge Now" here at KXCI.org. Thank you!


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