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Summer Cut: The Happy Funtime Fest Presented by KXT 91.7 FM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 29, 2012

DALLAS/FORT WORTH: KXT 91.7 FM, in partnership with Live Nation, announces KXT’s Summer Cut: The Happy Funtime Fest summer concert event on Friday, June 1, 2012, at 5pm at the GEXA Energy Pavilion. Headlined by the Grammy Award-winning band The Flaming Lips with special guest St. Vincent, KXT’s first summer kick-off concert also features a stellar lineup of national and local artists, including Fitz & The Tantrums, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Telegraph Canyon, Smile Smile, Air Review, Quiet Corral, Walk Off The Earth, DJ Matt Stafford and others.

Summer Cut tickets go on sale Saturday, March 3, 2012, at noon. All tickets can be purchased at While supplies last, 1,000 lawn tickets are being offered at the price of $9.17, courtesy of KXT 91.7 FM. These tickets are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at noon on Saturday. The concert is produced by Live Nation.

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About KXT 91.7 FM:

KXT 91.7 FM is one of the public broadcasting stations operated by North Texas Public Broadcasting, a not-for-profit media network that also includes KERA 90.1 FM, KERA TV, KERA WORLD and Art&Seek. KXT began broadcasting in November 2009 and has a Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music format with a mix of acoustic, alt-country, indie rock, alternative and world music. Listen live to KXT and download the free mobile app at

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders:, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors.  Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally.  Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists.  These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit







Christopher Wagley

Director, Marketing & Communications

KERA, KXT and Art&Seek