Bryan Truta


Kansas City kid; loves music, football (both kinds), dogs, KU, his family and pizza (not in that order...?)

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Articles by Bryan Truta

Tim Finn Thursdays | Adam Schlesinger, Streaming Concerts

Posted on April 2 2020 by Bryan Truta

In light of our pledge to work from home, Tim Finn Thursdays has moved to the morning show for the time being. Today we paid tribute and talked about the career of Adam Schlesinger, the songwriter, composer, and co-founder of the band Fountains of Wayne.... [Read More]

Melissa Etheridge | #ConcertsFromHome

Posted on April 2 2020 by Bryan Truta

Leavenworth native Melissa Etheridge joined me on the phone this morning to talk about her #ConcertsFromHome series. Etheridge picked up her guitar and phone after the stay-at-home orders came down in Los Angeles, and took her show to the internet. Each d... [Read More]

Jim Peterik | Musician: .38 Special, Survivor, Ides of March

Posted on March 31 2020 by Bryan Truta

Jim Peterik is an accomplished musician, singer and songwriter who has penned many of the mainstream rock songs of our youth during his time with bands like .38 Special and the Ides of March. With his group, Survivor, Jim wrote the anthem "Eye of the Tige... [Read More]

Nick Haines | Nick's Picks 3/30/2020

Posted on March 30 2020 by Bryan Truta

Nick Haines delighted us with his positivity this morning as we begin the week in our usual way: with his preview of the stories we need to keep in mind even as stay at home and socially distant. You may also read Nick's Picks at: FlatlandK... [Read More]

Vicky, Ieshia, and Michelle | The Filter Podcast - Ep. 2

Posted on March 26 2020 by Bryan Truta

Vicky Diaz-Camacho and Ieshia Downton are the hosts of The Filter, a podcast that takes a deep dive into the untold stories of Kansas City. This week they were joined by Bridge content director Michelle Bacon for a multi-faceted discussion about the coron... [Read More]

Nick Haines | Nick's Picks 3/23/2020

Posted on March 23 2020 by Bryan Truta

It wouldn't be a Monday morning without a visit from Nick Haines of Week In Review on Kansas City PBS. Nick gives us the scoop on the stories we need to watch for this week in KC and tells us how he and his family are passing the time during this peri... [Read More]

Mayor "Q" | Stay At Home Order / Updates

Posted on March 23 2020 by Bryan Truta

With a Stay-At-Home Order going into effect Tuesday morning (March 24) in the "Core 4" counties of Kansas and Missouri, KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas joined me this morning to give some updates on virus response in the area. [Read More]

Laurel Morgan Parks | The Quarantine Concerts

Posted on March 19 2020 by Bryan Truta

Truta chats with KC musician Laurel Morgan Parks, organizer of The Quarantine Concerts - Kansas City, a live-streaming concert platform that will allow musicians to continue generating income and interact with an audience. [Read More]

Brad Austin | Higher Octaves

Posted on March 19 2020 by Bryan Truta

Kansas City PBS producer Brad Austin joins Truta to talk about tonight's premiere of Higher Octaves, a new documentary series highlighting women-led Kansas City art organizations, including the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. [Read More]

Lyla Masters | Davey's Uptown

Posted on March 17 2020 by Bryan Truta

Truta chats with Lyla Masters — daughter of Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club owner Michele Markowitz — after the fire that ravaged the bar/music venue and ways Kansas Citians can help support rebuilding efforts and relief.   [Read More]


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