Posts tagged with "Bridge Artist of the Week"

Bridge Artist of the Week: Flock of Dimes

Posted on April 5 2021 by Michelle Bacon

We're back from a successful Spring Funding Drive with a new Bridge Artist of the Week — Flock of Dimes!Flock of Dimes is the synthpop project of Jenn Wasner, a prolific singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer also known for her work in indi... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Lake Street Dive

Posted on March 22 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is a long-time station favorite — Lake Street Dive!This musically multifarious quintet has long captured audiences with their playful, well-crafted blend of retro pop, classic soul, rock and jazz. Their sixth and latest studi... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Quiet Takes

Posted on March 15 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A soggy pre-spring day calls for the soft, enveloping melodies of our next Bridge Artist of the Week, Kansas City's own Quiet Takes!Quiet Takes is the project of Sarah Magill, a self-proclaimed “Midwestern introvert who makes music for feelers.” Growing u... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Tash Sultana

Posted on March 8 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our next Bridge Artist of the Week is an incomparable live performer and a one-person musical sensation — Tash Sultana! The Australian multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, producer and engineer just dropped their latest album, “Terra Firma.”Dedicated... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Julien Baker

Posted on March 1 2021 by Michelle Bacon

We count our latest Bridge Artist of the Week among one of modern indie rock's most vital young songwriters — it's Julien Baker! After taking a two-year hiatus from her solo career to focus on finishing her college degree, Baker is back with her third stu... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Eddie Moore

Posted on February 22 2021 by Michelle Bacon

One of Kansas City's foremost musicians, Eddie Moore is our Bridge Artist of the Week!Since relocating from Houston, Moore has made an indelible mark in KC as an intrepid pianist and composer, an educator, and a community leader. As the driving force behi... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Kuti Family

Posted on February 15 2021 by Michelle Bacon

For our Bridge Artist of the Week, we're spotlighting three generations of history through Afrobeat music pioneer and activist Fela Kuti, his son Femi, and grandson Made.Through an invigorating sound that combined West African rhythms with American jazz a... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Jon Batiste

Posted on February 8 2021 by Michelle Bacon

You may know our Bridge Artist of the Week from Pixar's latest feature film, “Soul,” or as the affable bandleader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." But what you may not realize is that Jon Batiste is a world-renowned artist — a prodigious jazz pian... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Arlo Parks

Posted on February 1 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week, Arlo Parks, just dropped one of the year's most anticipated debut albums!Based in London, the singer, songwriter and poet came to attention in 2018 through BBC Music. Her inaugural full-length release, “Collapsed In Sunbeams... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Avalanches

Posted on January 25 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is an Australian group that released its highly anticipated third studio album in December – it's The Avalanches!Led by Robbie Chater and Tony Di Blasi, the electronic group first captured audiences with its 2000 debut, "Sinc... [Read More]

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