Jon Hart

Production Manager

With a more than 40-year career in radio, Jon Hart helped bring The Bridge to Kansas City in 2014. He currently serves as The Bridge's Music Director and resident music expert.

Catch Jon on weekdays from 3 to 7 p.m.


Articles by Jon Hart

Bridge Exclusive Interview with Wolf Alice

Posted on June 17 2021 by Jon Hart

Ellie Rowsell and Theo Ellis of Wolf Alice join Jon Hart via Zoom to chat about the band's new album, “Blue Weekend.” Hear a few tracks from the album, plus details about writing songs, recording during a pandemic, and learning more about the band's ident... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive Interview with Dawn Richard

Posted on June 10 2021 by Jon Hart

New Orleans-based musician Dawn Richard joins Jon Hart via Zoom to chat about her new album, “Second Line.” Learn more about her rejection of genre boundaries through the “electro revival,” plus the celebration and legacy behind the Second Line tradition,... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive Interview with Yola

Posted on June 4 2021 by Jon Hart

Yola visits with Jon Hart via Zoom to talk about her genre fluidity, autonomy in artistry and her upcoming album, "Stand For Myself." Peep the interview and check out a stripped-down performance of her latest single, “Diamond Studded Shoes.”  [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Half Moon Run Interview

Posted on May 26 2021 by Jon Hart

Canadian indie rock band Half Moon Run chats with Jon Hart about about their forthcoming EP, "Inwards & Onwards." Check out the conversation and their performances of “Grow Into Love,” “How Come My Body,” and “Full Circle.”  [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Hiss Golden Messenger Interview

Posted on May 14 2021 by Jon Hart

Did you miss Jon Hart's interview with MC Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger on Friday? Find out about his upcoming album, "Quietly Blowing It," coming out June 25.   [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: The Hold Steady Interview

Posted on May 7 2021 by Jon Hart

Craig Finn and Franz Nicolay of The Hold Steady join Jon Hart to talk about their eighth and latest studio album, “Open Door Policy." Listen below! Play00:00…VolumePlay00:00…Volume [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Manchester Orchestra Interview

Posted on April 30 2021 by Jon Hart

Andy Hull and Robert McDowell of Manchester Orchestra (our Bridge Artist of the Week!) join Jon Hart via Zoom to talk about their new album released TODAY - “The Million Masks of God.” Watch and listen below!   [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Genesis Owusu Interview

Posted on April 23 2021 by Jon Hart

Ghanaian-Australian artist Genesis Owusu visits with Jon Hart via Zoom to talk about his new, genre-defying album, “Smiling With No Teeth.” Listen below and check out the video, which includes a couple acoustic performances!Play00:00…VolumePlay00:00…Volum... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Valerie June Interview

Posted on April 16 2021 by Jon Hart

Memphis singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Valerie June dropped her new album, “The Moon and the Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers," last month. She chats with Jon Hart about recording the album under a full moon, how art has been a prescription... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Middle Kids Interview + Out-Of-Studio Session

Posted on April 9 2021 by Jon Hart

The members of Middle Kids call Jon Hart from the future (in Sydney, Australia) to talk about their new album, “Today We're the Greatest." Listen to the interview and watch the band perform a few tunes from the album — “Stacking Chairs,” “R U 4 Me?,” “Cel... [Read More]


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