Posts tagged with "Katy Guillen"

Bridge Exclusive: Katy Guillen and the Drive – 'Willingly' Video Premiere

Posted on November 12 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Today’s Bridge premiere promises to be a refreshing spot in an otherwise strenuous season, bought to you by a KC music mainstay. "Willingly" is a buoyant earworm from Katy Guillen & the Drive, the latest project from guitarist, vocalist and songwriter... [Read More]

Katy Guillen & the Drive: 'No Control' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on March 20 2020 by Michelle Bacon

At the top of Katy Guillen & the Drive’s song “No Control,” frontwoman/guitarist Guillen and long-time drummer Stephanie Williams pull off a towering, addictive blues rock hook — something perhaps familiar to listeners of their former trio, Katy Guillen &... [Read More]

Katy Guillen & the Drive: 'Willingly' Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on January 7 2020 by Sarah Bradshaw

If you listen to 90.9 The Bridge, Katy Guillen is a name that you may be familiar with. A staple in the Kansas City music community, Guillen's music has been played in the variable forms it has taken over the years on The Bridge. Simply put, this is becau... [Read More]

Katy Guillen & the Girls: 'The Load' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on October 27 2017 by Michelle Bacon

Featured on their sophomore album "Heavy Days," the original recording of “The Load” captures the exhilaration of Katy Guillen & the Girls’ live show. It chugs along with fervor and melodic refrains that catch like fire, allowing enough breathing room to... [Read More]

Katy Guillen & the Girls: ‘Waking Up From You’ Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on June 15 2017 by Michelle Bacon

Since dropping their second album “Heavy Days” last summer, Katy Guillen & the Girls have kept an active schedule traveling coast to coast, releasing two music videos and preparing an acoustic album for the fall. And through their fervent live shows, auth... [Read More]

Rockin’ the Suburbs: Sunset Music Fest Kicks Off Tonight

Posted on June 8 2017 by Michelle Bacon

With the concert season in full swing, it’s not hard to find quality live music in Kansas City proper. This weekend alone — and within a three-mile radius — you can catch big acts like Elvis Costello at CrossroadsKC, Old Crow Medicine Show at Uptown and N... [Read More]

Catch Me If You Can: How to Keep Festival-Fresh When Playing in Multiple Bands

Posted on May 4 2017 by Michelle Bacon

Somewhere in Kansas City, a young songwriter is locked away in a bedroom, pouring his heart out into a notebook. A band is spending all of its savings to cut its first record. A drummer is toiling over her rudiments for hours on end, just so she can nail... [Read More]

Anyone Can Play Guitar: Celebrating International Guitar Month

Posted on April 27 2017 by Michelle Bacon

As the song goes, “Anyone can play guitar and they won’t be a nothing anymore.” But, in most cases, that isn’t true. Six-stringed self-indulgence is an epidemic. At any given moment in some bar or house party, there’s a jam happening, and about seven d... [Read More]

The Bridge's Top 100 Songs of 2016

Posted on January 5 2017 by Michelle Bacon

If you tuned in to The Bridge today, you heard us play and talk about our top 100 songs of 2016, as voted by YOU, our devoted listeners! If you missed any moments of the countdown, take a look at our list below: 1 Ophelia – The Lumineers 2 Cleopatra –... [Read More]

Katy Guillen & the Girls Release 'Heavy Days'

Posted on May 12 2016 by Michelle Bacon

Whether they're packing in a cozy roadhouse or playing on a prestigious festival bill, Katy Guillen & the Girls know how to ignite an audience with their particular twist on blues-driven rock. “When I perform with Claire and Steph, I don’t perform like... [Read More]


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