Posts tagged with "Bridge Artist of the Week"

Bridge Artist of the Week: The War On Drugs

Posted on November 23 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week — Philadelphia-based indie rock band The War On Drugs — just dropped a refreshing new live album! "Live Drugs" showcases the evolution of the group's live show over multiple years of touring on critically acclaimed albums.... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Daniel Gum

Posted on November 16 2020 by Michelle Bacon

For the third week in a row, we've got another amazing Local 909 Bridge Artist of the Week — Daniel Gum! Though he's been writing and recording music since the age of 12, Daniel — who is now in his early 20s — just released his debut album, "Thirteen,"... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear

Posted on November 9 2020 by Michelle Bacon

If you're in the Kansas City metro, you might have seen our Bridge Artist of the Week on a billboard. They're a definite favorite of ours — Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear! In recent years, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear has become one of KC's biggest m... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Freedom Affair

Posted on November 2 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Chances are you'll be needing a break from this week's news cycle, so we're kicking things up a bit. With a resolute message of love and hope, our Bridge Artist of the Week is Kansas City's own The Freedom Affair! A nine-piece soul outfit formed in 201... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Adrianne Lenker and Big Thief

Posted on October 26 2020 by Michelle Bacon

This week, we'll take you into the intimate and inventive musical mind of Adrianne Lenker, who has emerged as a crucial songwriter with a solo career and the band Big Thief. You'll hear music from both projects as our Bridge Artist of the Week! Since B... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Tom Petty

Posted on October 19 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is one of the most renowned songwriters and best-selling artists of all time — Tom Petty! From his early time with Mudcrutch to his success with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, a collaboration with Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan an... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Rodrigo y Gabriela

Posted on October 12 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is a virtuoso guitar duo who have been playing music together for more than two decades! Rodrigo y Gabriela are an internationally renowned band whose furious blend of flamenco, rock and metal is an enrapturing experience.... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Maria Cuevas

Posted on October 5 2020 by Michelle Bacon

In the coming week, we'll be featuring a special segment on Mariachi Estrella — a trailblazing group of Latina musicians from Kansas. Active for three decades, it was one of the first all-female mariachi bands in the nation. Maria Cuevas, our Bridge Ar... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Chicano Batman

Posted on September 28 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week dropped a kaleidoscopic album earlier this year, "Invisible People." It's another Bridge favorite — Chicano Batman! Driven by sun-baked psychedelic grooves, the Los Angeles group finds inspiration from hip hop to prog rock... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Mavericks

Posted on September 14 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is an eclectic, long-time station favorite — The Mavericks! Formed 30 years ago in Miami, The Mavericks have cultivated an important sound in American roots music — joining the distinctive voice of frontman Raul Malo at th... [Read More]

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