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99.1 CKXS welcomes Eric Alper to our online community. Eric has been on the air with 99.1 to discuss the Canadian music scene and is known throughout the industry. Eric is a CTV Music Correspondent and also works the PR side of the business for eOne Music, while contributing to Billboard Magazine and Paste Magazine. […]

August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More

XS Emerging Artist of the Month – WAKEUP STARLIGHT

Congrats to our latest CKXS Emerging Artist of the Month – Calgary, Alberta’s WAKEUP STARLIGHT! POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED!  Every day at 4:20 pm listen in during WEEKDAZE with Jay Smith as we’ll preview some of the best new music coming out of Canada! If you like what you hear, vote for your favourite new […]

June 1, 2014 | 213 Comments More

Local Spotlight – Jessica Allossery

Tune in daily all this week at 3:40 pm as Jay & Bill feature JESSICA ALLOSSERY on the XS Local Spotlight. Jessica’s musical career began on her farm in Thamesville Ontario, starting with the piano at the young age of 6. She attended lessons every week at her neighbor’s house, and spent her summers selling sweet […]

March 4, 2014 More

Caesars Windsor Presale – TLC with Lil Mama – Jan 29-31

Caesars Windsor is proud to present Grammy Award winning 90s sensations TLC with Lil Mama performing on the Colosseum stage on Friday, March 28 at 9 pm. Hot off their reunion performance on the 2013 American Music Awards (AMA), this talented R&B/hip-hop/soul girl group featuring original members Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, have sold […]

January 21, 2014 More

Rick Fines Trio will perform at the Jeanne Gordon Theatre

Rick Fines Trio booked for next Wallaceubrg Arts Council show… After several highly successful shows last fall, the Wallaceburg and District Council for the Arts is gearing up for its next show, the Rick Fines Trio, on Saturday, February 8 at the Jeanne Gordon Theatre. Rick Fines has performed in the community more than a […]

January 20, 2014 More

Qualify For Melissa Ethridge Tickets

We are giving away Melissa Ethridge tickets this week – Caesars’s Windsor – qualify all week during Weekdaze with Jay & Bill.   Female rock music legend Melissa Etheridge returns to the Colosseum stage on Friday, February 21 at 9 pm. The two time Grammy Award-winning artist for Best Female Rock Vocalist has created multiple […]

January 20, 2014 More

McDonald’s White Glove Dinner

On Tuesday, February 18th, Jay Smith is taking part in a fun and unique event benefiting the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation of Chatham-Kent. This event is tasty. It’s entertaining. It’s fine dining…at McDonald’s! 99.1′s Jay Smith has volunteered to be a Chatham-Kent celebrity server for the Children’s Treatment Centre Foundation’s White Glove Dinner, in support of their […]

January 15, 2014 More
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Dana’s Delights – Beer Battered Zucchini Fries

3 zucchini, sliced into strips 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon salt pepper to taste 2 eggs 1/2 cup beer or milk Oil for frying Heat oil in a large, deep-sided pan on your stove over medium heat. In a small bowl, stir together the flour, cornstarch, salt and pepper. In a second […]

December 31, 2013 More
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Dana’s Delights – New Year Turtle Snacks

INGREDIENTS: tiny pretzel twists Rolo candies, unwrapped pecan halves Directions: 1. Heat oven to 300 degrees. 2. Place pretzels on a cookie sheet. You may wish to line it with parchment paper or a light coating of cooking spray 3. Place 1 Rolo atop each pretzel. 4. Put in 300 degree oven for 3-4 minutes, […]

December 30, 2013 More
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Dana’s Delights – Smoky Sweet Potato Dip

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cooked cannellini beans (rinsed and drained if using canned) 3/4 cup cooked sweet potato (not tightly packed) 3 Tbsp lime juice 1 medium clove garlic, cut in quarters 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil 1tsp chipotle sauce 1/2 tsp sea salt freshly ground pepper to taste 1/4 cup toasted pine […]

December 27, 2013 More
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