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Week of Aug. 31: New Music Adds

Posted on August 31 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a stirring tune from Fantastic Negrito (featuring Tank of Tank & the Bangas), a euphoric bop from Ma... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Angel Olsen

Posted on August 31 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week, Angel Olsen, is back with a brand new solo album! "Whole New Mess" dropped last Friday, returning the indie singer-songwriter to her stripped-back roots. The album, recorded in a small church-turned-recording studio, is a... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Seth Avett Interview

Posted on August 28 2020 by Jon Hart

Today, The Avett Brothers are releasing their highly anticipated new album, "The Third Gleam." The Bridge's Jon Hart had a phone conversation with Seth Avett to discuss the release — listen below and hear live versions of four tracks from the album (with... [Read More]

Into the Grooves: A (Not So) Brief History of KC Record Stores

Posted on August 28 2020 by Michael Atchison

Records already rebounded from a near-death experience, but can they survive a pandemic? The assignment came in January. Conceived as a Kansas City-centric primer for Record Store Day, it was pitched as little more than a declarative statement: “Vinyl... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Danny Cox Interview

Posted on August 27 2020 by Jon Hart

A singer, songwriter, activist and actor, Danny Cox has been making music since the early '60s. Listen below to a Bridge interview with the Kansas City-based folk musician, who will be performing with Bob Walkenhorst this Friday, Aug. 28 at the Greenline... [Read More]

Cuee: 'The Voice That I Always Heard'

Posted on August 27 2020 by Clarence Dennis

Lawrence Rapper Ready For Greenline Grows KC Quis Wright started rapping as a high school student, spitting his own lyrics over popular hip-hop instrumentals on YouTube. He recorded into a karaoke machine.  On Friday, the Chicago rapper and Lawrence... [Read More]

#MaskNowPartyLater

Posted on August 24 2020 by The Bridge

We all want live music and events to return, but we can only do so safely when everyone masks up and does their part. In support of the event creators, vendors, production and front-of-house workers, venue operators and artists who are rallying together t... [Read More]

Bird: Not Out Of Nowhere Premiere and T-Shirt

Posted on August 24 2020 by The Bridge

Celebrate 100 years of Charlie Parker! Tune in to Kansas City PBS this Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. for the premiere of “Bird: Not Out Of Nowhere” as we take a look back on the years Charlie “Bird” Parker spent in Kansas City and his lasting legacy on... [Read More]

Week of Aug. 24: New Music Adds

Posted on August 24 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a vibrant tune from London band Another Sky, a synthpop jam from Sufjan Stevens, the single from Nas... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Bright Eyes

Posted on August 24 2020 by Michelle Bacon

An emerging theme of 2020 might be grim optimism, and there's perhaps no other contemporary act able to articulate that feeling quite like Bright Eyes. Celebrating their brand new album, "Down In the Weeds, Where the World Once Was," the Omaha trio is... [Read More]

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