Posts tagged with “Bridge Artist of the Week”

Bridge Artist of the Week: Rufus Wainwright

Posted on July 13 2020 by Michelle Bacon

It's time to "Unfollow the Rules" with our next Bridge Artist of the Week — singer-songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright! Last Friday, Wainwright dropped his first album of original music in eight years. If you're an avid Bridge listener, yo... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers

Posted on July 6 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our next Bridge Artist of the Week just released her second solo album, and we're here for it! One of the most vital young songwriters in music today, Phoebe Bridgers released "Punisher" in mid-June. It follows the 2017 album "Stranger In the Alps,... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Hermon Mehari

Posted on June 29 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our next Bridge Artist of the Week is an internationally renowned trumpeter who hails from Kansas City and has a beautiful new album out! Hermon Mehari just dropped his second solo effort, "A Change For the Dreamlike," at the beginning of June. The lus... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Brittany Howard

Posted on June 22 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our next Bridge Artist of the Week is none other than singer, songwriter and guitarist Brittany Howard! You may know Brittany Howard as the transfixing voice of Grammy Award-winning roots-rock band Alabama Shakes, but she's also had her hand in sev... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Christine and the Queens

Posted on June 15 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week is Christine and the Queens! The French singer, songwriter, choreographer and producer, whose real name is Héloïse Letissier, has released two full-length albums and earlier this year, a new EP. The EP and short film, "La Vit... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Mavis Staples

Posted on June 8 2020 by Michelle Bacon

We're back with a new Bridge Artist of the Week! This week we're highlighting iconic soul, R&B and gospel singer Mavis Staples! Even at a young age, Mavis's astonishing vocal abilities grabbed the attention of audiences, helping make her fa... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Indigo Girls

Posted on May 26 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Coming off a three-day holiday weekend, we're back with a new Bridge Artist of the Week! This week we're highlighting one of the most influential songwriting duos in modern music — Indigo Girls! The Grammy Award-winning folk-pop duo of Amy R... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Kevin Morby

Posted on May 18 2020 by Michelle Bacon

You may have seen our Bridge Artist of the Week on our livestream of KC Bands Together over the weekend!  Kevin Morby has gained national notoriety with his meticulous brand of indie rock songwriting. In 2019, he released the double-length concept albu... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Krystle Warren

Posted on May 11 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our next Bridge Artist of the Week is one of the most powerful voices to emerge from Kansas City — Krystle Warren!  Krystle left KC in her early 20s to embark on her music career in New York, and later, Paris, where she now resides. In that time, her s... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Lucinda Williams

Posted on May 4 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our new Bridge Artist of the Week is a staple of the station and one of the greatest living American songwriters — Lucinda Williams! Lucinda just released "Good Souls Better Angels," which critics are hailing among the finest of her four-decade-plus ca... [Read More]

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