Michelle Bacon

@michelleobacon michelle@bridge909.org

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.

Articles by Michelle Bacon

Bridge Exclusive: Lazy Projector – 'Windows' Video Premiere

Posted on December 2 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Today’s Bridge video premiere takes a look at the link between isolation and connectivity, in the wake of social upheaval and a global pandemic. “Windows” is the latest release from Kansas City artist Lazy Projector, following its debut 2018 album, “ev... [Read More]

Nov. 30 New Music Adds: Radkey, The Strokes, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

Posted on November 30 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a banger from Radkey's new album (pictured above), a classic song from The Strokes, and a   Cut W... [Read More]

Vote For Top Songs of 2020!

Posted on November 30 2020 by Michelle Bacon

90.9 The Bridge stays on the pulse of new music discovery throughout the year, and in 2020 we've added hundreds of new songs to our growing library — from chart-topping artists to local breakouts and prolific indie songwriters. Now, we're asking you to vo... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Fantastic Negrito

Posted on November 30 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week has one of the most explosive albums of 2020 — it's Fantastic Negrito! Born Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz, he first released music in the early '90s (under the moniker Xavier) on a major label. In 1999, he was in a near-fatal c... [Read More]

KC Music Community Mourns Death of Jazz Vocalist Molly Hammer

Posted on November 25 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A pillar of Kansas City's jazz scene, Molly Hammer passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, after years with metastatic breast cancer. Working for more than a decade, Hammer was one of KC's most distinguished jazz vocalists. In addition to performing the Natio... [Read More]

Nov. 23 New Music Adds: Ivory Blue, Sault, Oracle Sisters

Posted on November 23 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring new tracks from Kansas City's own Ivory Blue (pictured above), a sublime jam from Sault, and a bop f... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The War On Drugs

Posted on November 23 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week — Philadelphia-based indie rock band The War On Drugs — just dropped a refreshing new live album! "Live Drugs" showcases the evolution of the group's live show over multiple years of touring on critically acclaimed albums.... [Read More]

Nov. 16 New Music Adds: Brittany Howard, Brass & Boujee, Chris Stapleton

Posted on November 16 2020 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! Keep up with a few of the latest tracks we're adding to our playlist of current songs — featuring a ferocious message from Brass & Boujee, a stirring cover from Brittany Howard (pictured above), a s... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Daniel Gum

Posted on November 16 2020 by Michelle Bacon

For the third week in a row, we've got another amazing Local 909 Bridge Artist of the Week — Daniel Gum! Though he's been writing and recording music since the age of 12, Daniel — who is now in his early 20s — just released his debut album, "Thirteen,"... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: The Republic Tigers – 'Risky Business' Song Premiere

Posted on November 13 2020 by Michelle Bacon

Fans of The Republic Tigers waited over a decade to hear the follow-up to their 2008 debut, “Keep Color.” Originally intended for a 2012 major label release, the “Mind Over Matter” LP was finally unveiled earlier this year, with help from Kansas City labe... [Read More]

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