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Presale: Neko Case at the Uptown Theater

Posted on December 4 2018 by The Bridge

Released over the summer, Neko Case's self-produced seventh solo LP, "Hell-On," has been regarded as her most accessible and challenging album to date. The enigmatic storyteller is making her way back to Kansas City in 2019, stopping at the Uptown The... [Read More]

The Best Music Of 2018 Says, 'We're Here, Get Used To It'

Posted on December 4 2018 by NPR

Sometimes one little letter can change a word, or a world. "Paint the city pink!" Janelle Monae raps in "Django Jane," the victory lap at the center of Dirty Computer, her third album, first "emotion picture" and winning bid to own the unstable zeitgeist... [Read More]

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Posted on December 3 2018 by NPR

Every month, we ask radio stations around the country one critical question: what's the one song you can't stop listening to? It takes weeks to cut the possibilities down to just ten songs and create the playlist below. From Texas to Nevada, Orego... [Read More]

Vote Now for 90.9 The Bridge's Top Songs of 2018

Posted on November 29 2018 by The Bridge

The Bridge is all about connecting you with the music you love – from new discoveries to heritage artists and local breakouts. Now, we're asking you to vote for your favorite songs of 2018 through Dec. 14. Listen in on New Year's Eve as we unveil... [Read More]

Presale: The Hives/Refused at Liberty Hall in Lawrence

Posted on November 28 2018 by Sarah Bradshaw

It's a self-proclaimed Swedish invasion! Their first time on tour together since 1998, The Hives and Refused are bringing their Official Swedish Scream Team Tour to Liberty Hall in Lawrence May 22. Tickets go on sale this Friday, but Bridge listene... [Read More]

Presale: Mandolin Orange at The Madrid Theatre

Posted on November 28 2018 by Sarah Bradshaw

Originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Folk duo MandolinOrange are releasing Tides of a Teardrop this February, their most highly anticipated album to date. They start touring in support of their new release this December with a date that will bring... [Read More]

Fixer, fixture and mentor: The Bridge's Byron Johnson Retires

Posted on November 27 2018 by The Bridge

Byron Johnson has been the heart and soul of 90.9 The Bridge since its inception in August of 2001. Yes, he’s the guy who knows how to do everything. He fixes problems. He saves us. He’s also retiring at the end of November. His greatest value however, is... [Read More]

Join the #GivingTuesday Movement: Support 90.9 The Bridge

Posted on November 27 2018 by The Bridge

It’s #GivingTuesday - a global day dedicated to giving. On this day of giving, consider all you get from 90.9 The Bridge, and give a little back to help us start the new year on the right note. Today we ask you to join the #GivingTuesday movement with... [Read More]

Lawrence Rothman Finds Space To Grieve And Grow

Posted on November 20 2018 by NPR

By Jon Hart As a gender-fluid artist, musician and producer, Lawrence Rothman's life and art are built on change. A Google Images search gives visual evidence of the nine personas Rothman refer to as alters, each one offering a different lens for t... [Read More]

Giving Thanks: The Beatles White Album at 50

Posted on November 18 2018 by The Bridge

Special Programming Begins at Noon The Beatles’ White Album celebrates the 50th anniversary of its release on Nov. 22. The Bridge is going all in on Turkey Day with special programming to honor this momentous occasion.  Starting at noon, tune in for... [Read More]