Posts tagged with “Making Movies”

Legendary Los Lobos Rocker Steve Berlin visits The Bridge Studios for a Conversation and Tutoring session

Posted on November 16 2018 by The Bridge

Musician and producer Steve Berlin of longstanding East L.A. Tex-Mex rock band Los Lobos appeared in The Bridge studios this week and worked with young aspiring songwriters from Kansas City’s Rebel Song Academy. Steve Berlin and brothers Enrique and Diego... [Read More]

Carnaval: Raising Latin American and Youth Voices

Posted on June 7 2018 by Michelle Bacon

With support from dozens of national, international, local and youth artists, Making Movies’ Carnaval has gained notoriety for highlighting and elevating Latin American artists in Kansas City. This weekend, the group caps its inaugural Carnaval tour with... [Read More]

Under the Flyover : Folk Alliance 2018

Posted on February 20 2018 by Cody Boston

As concert season creeps out of hibernation so does our monthly concert photo series, Under the Flyover, just in time for Kansas City’s Annual Folk Alliance conference. [Read More]

Origin Story: The Music Edition

Posted on December 7 2017 by Michelle Bacon

From love’s first blush to an outright lie, from getting set up by their parents to crossing paths across decades, musicians have funny ways of forming bands. Our music bloggers Michelle Bacon and Dan Calderon go back to the beginning for four local bands... [Read More]

Making Movies' 'I Am Another You' Experience Preview

Posted on December 1 2017 by The Bridge

Today, Jon Hart was joined by Enrique Chi of Making Movies, Bob Walkenhorst of The Rainmakers, and Jim Suptic of The Get Up Kids, who will be performing this Saturday, Dec. 2 at Knuckleheads as a part of Making Movies' "I Am Another You" Experience. H... [Read More]

Making Movies: Making Music That Informs and Empowers

Posted on November 30 2017 by Michelle Bacon

This weekend, Making Movies is wrapping up a month-long tour by putting on a huge production at home. “It’s a chance to celebrate the successes of our ‘Immigrants Are Beautiful’ tour with our hometown,” bassist Diego Chi said. “But it’s also a night o... [Read More]

15 Essential Summer Songs From the Heartland

Posted on July 6 2017 by Michelle Bacon

NPR Music staffers recently compiled a list of 15 songs that embodied their experiences of summer. For our list, we stay close to home and look at 15 essential summer tracks released in 2017, all from artists who hail from the Kansas City and Lawrence, Ka... [Read More]

See 2017 Tiny Desk Contest Entries from KC Acts

Posted on March 2 2017 by Michelle Bacon

For many musicians, performing on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series is a benchmark of achievement. Bob Boilen’s famous desk has been the site of more than 500 performances over the past nine years, ranging from T-Pain (the series’ most-watched concert, at ne... [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 Cleopatr... [Read More]

Enrique Chi of Making Movies on the 3rd Annual Carnaval

Posted on September 21 2016 by Sarah Bradshaw

Making Movies' 3rd annual Carnaval happens this Saturday, September 24 at Knuckleheads! Enrique Chi of Making Movies stopped by the Bridge to talk about the show and to premiere their rendition of the Tears For Fears song "Everybody Wants to Rule the Worl... [Read More]

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