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Weekend Roundup: Play On, KC

Posted on September 7 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  If you’re reading this, you’re probably a music lover or a musician based in the KC area. Chances are, you’re already aware of the important role music plays in your everyday life. Tonight’s event at Knuckleheads Garage (moved from its origin... [Read More]

Five Tips For Crossroads Music Fest 2018

Posted on September 6 2018 by Michelle Bacon

This weekend marks the 14th annual Crossroads Music Fest, and if you’re any sort of fan of #kcmusic, you’ll want to attend. With more than 30 bands across eight stages through the Crossroads Arts District, CMF is one of the city’s most diverse local music... [Read More]

An Interview with Robert Plant

Posted on September 5 2018 by The Bridge

The Bridge's Jon Hart caught up with Robert Plant in a recent interview ahead of his appearance at the Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland this Monday, Sept. 10. Plant discusses his entire career, how the music of Morocco changed his life and about the... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Feel the Heat

Posted on August 31 2018 by Michelle Bacon

  Under the Big Oak Tree already celebrated a new album this week, with shows in Lawrence, Kansas, and its hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri — but today marks the official release of the group’s third full-length album, “The Ark.” The bluegrass... [Read More]

Presale: Hippo Campus at The Truman

Posted on August 29 2018 by The Bridge

St. Paul, Minnesota indie-rock group Hippo Campus prepares to release its sophomore album, "Bambi," in September and embarks on a world tour this fall. The group, which formed in high school in 2013, is heading to The Truman on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019! T... [Read More]

Tech N9ne Feat. Krizz Kaliko: Tiny Desk Concert

Posted on August 29 2018 by NPR

During a career nearly three decades in the making, Tech N9ne has dodged the fickle rap industry while surfing his own wave, stylistically and professionally. The Kansas City native has been a beast for years now, a musical misfit who laid a track rec... [Read More]

5 Questions with The Bridge's Bryan Truta

Posted on August 24 2018 by The Bridge

We’re excited to welcome Bryan Truta to our team as The Bridge’s Senior Director of Radio Operations. He’ll also be accompanying you every week from 6 to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday on your morning drive. Tell us about your background and experience i... [Read More]

Other Americans Forges Ahead

Posted on August 23 2018 by Michelle Bacon

With musicians from some of Kansas City’s most preeminent bands, it’s fair to assume that Other Americans could rest on the laurels of its members’ other projects. But within seconds of hearing the palatial lead track, “Murdering Crows,” it’s obvious that... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Brass, Boujee and Bands

Posted on August 23 2018 by Michelle Bacon

If you have an appetite for new music, now is the time to satisfy those cravings. At least six KC bands are releasing new albums this weekend, and they’re all throwing big parties to mark the occasion. Since the debut of its lead single “Vega” in 2... [Read More]

Presale: David Crosby and Friends at Liberty Hall

Posted on August 22 2018 by The Bridge

A founding member of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee who has been making music for six decades. The folk rock pioneer has also enjoyed a fruitful career as a solo artist. In 2017, Crosby re... [Read More]