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‘The Voice’ Nabs Four Emmy Nominations
NBC’s runaway hit singing competition ‘The Voice‘ has scored four nominations in the 2012 Emmy Awards.  The reality show, which features country’s own Blake Shelton as a judge, earned nominations in the categories of Outstanding Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Hairst…
Youth Teen Rush at Traylor Ranch Saturday
There will be a special event for kids this weekend at the Traylor Ranch at Point Comfort.
This event will be for all teens in the area looking for an exciting day.   Come on out and enjoy food, drinks and live entertainment.  A fishing tournament will be held and of course who could forg…
Selena’s Husband To Appear At H-E-B In Victoria Today
It seems nearly impossible that it was 17 years ago that Selena was taken from us. At the time, her future could not have been any brighter at the time. Her memory lives on not only among Tejano fans, but also among fans of 'just good music'. If you were and are a fan of Selena, there is s…
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church To Host “Requiem”
Many, many years ago, when you said the word 'culture' in Victoria and the surrounding area, everyone thought you meant 'agri'... as in 'agriculture'. This is definitely not the case anymore. It hasn't been the case for quite some time. Victoria continues to offer a wide array of  performance and co…
Do You Argue With Your Friends About Music?
It's a classic battle between two friends.  You like a certain genre but your friend hates it, and vice versa.  What about Country music vs. Rap?  How can you convert a hip hop listener to country and a country listener to hip hop?  I don't know how but if you have ever…
Country Artists Touched By Death Of Whitney Houston
Talent is talent. It doesn't matter how you catergorize music and performers, there are a few singers that exude talent in a way others can't. There is no denying Whitney Houston was one of the most talented singers to ever grace a stage. We at KIXS 108, along with all of country music, ar…
10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July
American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. ‘Yankee Doodle,’ anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as The French and Indian War.
Since then, our country has established one of the richest musical traditions in the world. M…
The Business Of Country Music
Sometimes we forget, but country music is a business... a BIG business. Have you ever thought about how much revenue is generated by a performer like Kenny Chesney or Tim McGraw?

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