Michelle Bacon


As 90.9 The Bridge's Content and Database Manager, Michelle Bacon is dedicated to spotlighting Kansas City music through diverse online content and on-air programming. Michelle is also deeply involved in the city's evolving music scene as a multi-instrumentalist and an independent consultant for local acts.

Check out Turning the Tables KC, Michelle's web series on KC women in music.

Articles by Michelle Bacon

Weekend Roundup: Some Other Spring

Posted on March 22 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  A couple weeks ago, The Bridge’s Dan Calderon previewed the American Jazz Museum’s Women in Jazz series — a month-long residency of local, regional and national female artists at The Blue Room. Tonight, see a dynamic performance from the Ebon... [Read More]

Monta At Odds – 'Grasping Infinity' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on March 22 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Monta At Odds leads off its 2018 album, “Argentum Dreams,” with “Grasping Infinity” — plunging the listener headfirst into the band’s astral universe. It’s the latest release from the KC-based combo, steered by boundary-pushing brothers Dedric and Delaney... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Who Run the World

Posted on March 8 2019 by Michelle Bacon

Today is International Women’s Day, and if you haven’t heard, The Bridge is celebrating the achievements of women in music by airing an all-female music lineup from 5 a.m. to midnight! Tune in to hear interviews with a few KC musicians — Heidi Phillip... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Get On Your Feet

Posted on March 1 2019 by Michelle Bacon

    Singer-songwriters Heidi Phillips and Danny Krause quietly released an album together last year entitled “Honest, I’m Fine” — an earnest acoustic full-length effort that made The Bridge’s Best of 2018 albums list. The duo is at recordBar... [Read More]

Larsen – 'Say What You Mean' Exclusive Song Premiere

Posted on February 28 2019 by Michelle Bacon

A rising local indie act, Larsen was formed in 2016 by brothers Jon and Sam Kinne. Separated in age by four years — Sam is 26, and Jon is 22 — the sextet gave the brothers their first opportunity to work together, alongside friends Carson Alexander-Muck (... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: The Next Episode

Posted on February 22 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Kick out the cabin fever by getting an early start on the weekend with a stop on the KC Streetcar line at Ruby Jean’s Juicery (1111 Main Street). Beginning at 5 p.m. today, the juice bar is hosting a free storytelling event that will celebrat... [Read More]

Violet and the Undercurrents – 'Eyes On the Sky' Exclusive Video Premiere

Posted on February 15 2019 by Michelle Bacon

The forthcoming release from Violet and the Undercurrents recounts the story of a sea captain and his conversation with a group of sirens. The quartet’s first full-length since 2014, “The Captain” is a masterful two-part work that guides the listener thro... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Birthday Benders and Love Hangovers

Posted on February 15 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  Whether your heart is sick with love or full of disgust for Valentine’s Day, the Love Hangover event has something for you. Formed 20 years ago in Raleigh, North Carolina, the concert takes place across seven U.S. cities on Feb. 15 as an anti... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Songs of Freedom

Posted on February 8 2019 by Michelle Bacon

  The second of three fundraisers for the MidCoast Takeover showcase happens tonight at recordBar. Get a sweeping overview of KC’s rock scene — starting with the surfy garage rock sounds of Momma’s Boy, the high-octane Delta stomp boogie of Cad... [Read More]

Weekend Roundup: Life of the Party

Posted on February 1 2019 by Michelle Bacon

With temperatures rising to the 50s and 60s this weekend, it’s the perfect time to abandon the confines of home and venture out to some shows. Here’s a taste of what’s happening in #kcmusic. “There is a little man who knows more about you than you... [Read More]


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