As 90.9 The Bridge's Content and Database Manager, Michelle Bacon is dedicated to spotlighting music discovery through diverse digital content and on-air programming. Michelle is also deeply involved in Kansas City's flourishing music scene as a multi-instrumentalist and an independent consultant for local acts. She is additionally a reporter for KCPT's digital magazine Flatland.
Check out Turning the Tables KC, Michelle's web series on KC women in music.
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including Manchester Orchestra, They Call Me Sauce (pictured above) and Lake Street Dive.Barry Gibb and Brandi Carlile - “Run To... [Read More]
One of Kansas City's foremost musicians, Eddie Moore is our Bridge Artist of the Week!Since relocating from Houston, Moore has made an indelible mark in KC as an intrepid pianist and composer, an educator, and a community leader. As the driving force behi... [Read More]
Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth with the choices you make!All month long, The Bridge is partnering with Black-owned businesses to elevate independent eateries, institutions, agencies and more across Kansas City. [Read More]
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including Quiet Takes (pictured above), Andra Day and Liz Phair.Andra Day - “Tigress & Tweed” Ahead of her starring role in "The... [Read More]
For our Bridge Artist of the Week, we're spotlighting three generations of history through Afrobeat music pioneer and activist Fela Kuti, his son Femi, and grandson Made.Through an invigorating sound that combined West African rhythms with American jazz a... [Read More]
Just in time for the Valentine’s Day weekend, Kadesh Flow delivers a track for the rest of us.On “Cry For Me 2,” the Kansas City rapper trades in his often rapid-fire rhymes for achingly vulnerable melodies. The song is a candidly solemn look at the concl... [Read More]
A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We've got more fresh tracks to add to our playlist of current songs – including FKA twigs (pictured above), The Moose and Bomba Estéreo.The Bamboos - “Hard Up” Based in Melbourne, Australia, soul/fu... [Read More]
You may know our Bridge Artist of the Week from Pixar's latest feature film, “Soul,” or as the affable bandleader of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." But what you may not realize is that Jon Batiste is a world-renowned artist — a prodigious jazz pian... [Read More]
Throughout the 1930s, the drought-stricken Plains were devastated by dust storms that displaced thousands of people and destroyed millions of acres of land. With his new music video for “Dust Bowl 1933,” Kansas songwriter and guitarist Martin Farrell Jr.... [Read More]
Our Bridge Artist of the Week, Arlo Parks, just dropped one of the year's most anticipated debut albums!Based in London, the singer, songwriter and poet came to attention in 2018 through BBC Music. Her inaugural full-length release, “Collapsed In Sunbeams... [Read More]