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.
Claire Adams has been writing songs her entire life. “I wrote my first poem when I was around 4,” she said. After picking up guitar as a teenager, then studying and gaining experience as a musician/performer/songwriter in Nashville, Adams returned t... [Read More]
As the first hints of autumn begin to emerge, so do the melancholy sounds of the season, magnified here by the sublime lilt of singer-songwriter Kat King. Though “Song From Spain” was released in February, King has been hard at work on the video for ne... [Read More]
Nicole Springer has long approached her songwriting as a path to personal growth and healing. It’s a quality that resonates with local fans just as much as her prominent vocals. Having spent her youth singing in gospel choirs and musicals, Springer un... [Read More]
One of the area’s most successful acts, Making Movies has also become one of the region’s biggest advocates for immigrant rights. With support from Maria the Mexican and Mr. and Mrs. Dodge, they’ll be performing an I Heart Local Music fundrai... [Read More]
In July, we invited local music aficionados to share a few of their recommendations for Best KC Albums of the Decade. On Eight One Sixty, Chris Haghirian chatted with bloggers, radio personalities and promoters about their choices, and at bridge909.org, o... [Read More]
Just about a decade ago, I dove into the music world as a musician and album reviewer — my first time really being exposed to what was happening in Kansas City’s indie music scenes, and discovering my own creative fascinations. Since then, I’ve been in... [Read More]
Hailing from Warrensburg, Molly Gene has enjoyed a thriving solo career as a razor-sharp slide-guitar and foot-stompin’ act that she has dubbed the One Whoaman Band. Her revitalizing, self-described Delta thrash sound has taken her across the... [Read More]
“You have now entered the zone.” On “All Night,” Kartez Marcel asserts these words as he delivers a concise commentary on his group’s singular style — “NuBlvckCity like 2Pac, Biggie meets Kenny G, with a soulful sprinkle of R&B.” “It’s unlike anythi... [Read More]
Pride Month is winding down, but that doesn’t mean you should stop celebrating LGBTQIA community and civil rights. Tonight, dark pop duo The Black Creatures will be performing in the InterUrban Arthouse Listening Room ((8001 Newton St, Overla... [Read More]
We had a wonderful time at Boulevardia over the weekend! Here's a photo recap from the event, along with one of our live interviews from The Bridge Lounge on the Propaganda3 Stage. Enjoy, and we'll catch you next year! Photos were contributed b... [Read More]