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Polka on the Plains: 11 am to noon central time Monday-Friday on KAYS-AM, 1400. “Sharing the music and the memories.” Listen online. Comments may be sent to Theresa.Trapp@eagleradio.net. Albert Holman & The Polkatoons Blue Notes YouTube: The Blue Notes Variety Band in Dodge City, KS YouTube: The Blues Notes Variety Band- In the Mood + […]
“No Good Deed” is a home invasion “thriller” (those are exaggerated quotations, which are difficult to express in print) that does, in a very mediocre way, what nearly every home invasion thriller does, to poor effect. Idris Elba, of “Pacific Rim” and “Thor” fame, leads an uninspired cast with a very uninspiring performance himself. Elba […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – An anthropology professor found a fossil and thought, it’s old, it’s got big lips…Mick Jagger! Wake Forest associate professor Ellen Miller named a swamp-dwelling creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa after Jagger. Its official name is Jaggermeryx naida, which means “Jagger’s water nymph.” The creature is described as […]
Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Foreigner on 96.9 “Like” KFIX on Facebook.
Hays Post Grammy Award-winning hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony will make a stop in northwest Kansas Friday, bringing the beats to Singers in downtown Hays. “The response has been great,” said Singers owner Dave Gray. “(Age) 35 on down is pretty fired up about it.” Doors open at 7 p.m. for the performance (for patrons 18 […]
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) – Aerosmith, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Tom Jones and Elvis Costello will be immortalized as “Simpsons” action figures. They will be part of the next wave of “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” toy collection from “The Simpsons.” They will be available at Toys ‘R’ Us stores and other retailers in the coming […]
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TORONTO (AP) – A documentary about Roger Waters’ recent tour has made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Waters says he began working with Sean Evans, co-director of “Roger Waters: The Wall,” about five years ago to update the show. He says it’s more ecumenical and anti-war. A fan realized it was Waters’ […]
Paul McCartney’s songs are some of the most covered of all time. Now, a who’s-who of music stars have recorded Macca’s music for a lavish project called The Art of McCartney. Due November 18, the album features McCartney’s longtime band backing up the likes of Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Roger Daltrey, Chrissie Hynde, KISS, Brian Wilson, Alice Cooper, Def Leppard and more as they deliver their own interpretations […]
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – You use iTunes, you get U2′s album for free. In fact, it’s already there waiting for you. U2 made the surprise announcement at Apple’s unveiling event in Cupertino, California, yesterday. More than half a billion iTunes accounts got the “Songs of Innocence” album free yesterday. Don’t have iTunes? You can get […]
Today, enjoy at least one song an hour from Sammy Hagar on 96.9 KFIX “Like” KFIX on Facebook.
As the drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its 1967 inception, Mick Fleetwood saw the group transform from a respected British blues outfit to one of the most successful U.S.-based pop-rock acts ever. The 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer certainly has more than a few tales to tell about his experiences in the group, and will share them […]
One of the things I’ve been enjoying most about living in Kansas City is the bevy of older films that are brought back to theaters for special engagements. This past weekend the only new film that opened in Hays was “The Identical,” which is apparently about twin brothers separated at birth, one of whom becomes […]