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: Geraldine Glen - 'Interim Love' Song Premiere

Posted on July 22 2021 by Michelle Bacon

“We’ve all been someone’s interim love.”Kansas City singer-songwriter Geraldine Glen makes her inaugural entrance with a slow-burning ballad, the self-described “soundtrack to your summer fling.” Glen examines modern-day hookup culture as she defines it —... [Read More]

July 19 New Music Adds: La Luz, Bebe Wood, Hembree

Posted on July 19 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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 La Luz (pictured), Bebe Wood and Hembree.Aurora - “Cure For Me” Norwegian singer-songwriter AURORA is back with a new... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Leon Bridges

Posted on July 19 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our Bridge Artist of the Week has been a station favorite since his 2015 debut, “Coming Home.” The Texas singer-songwriter evolves with each new release, unwilling to be boxed in any one genre. Of course, we're talking about Leon Bridges, who just announc... [Read More]

July 12 New Music Adds: Angelique Kidjo, Courtney Barnett, Chicano Batman

Posted on July 12 2021 by Michelle Bacon

A new week means new music discovery on 90.9 The Bridge! We missed last week, so we've got a ton of fresh tracks to introduce to you. Check out our playlist of current songs – including Angelique Kidjo (pictured), Courtney Barnett and Chicano Batman.Angel... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Clairo

Posted on July 12 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Our new Bridge Artist of the Week is Clairo – the project of singer-songwriter Claire Cottrill!We first caught wind of Clairo after she earned viral fame and headlined Middle of the Map in 2019, supporting her debut album, “Immunity.” The 22-year-old sing... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Tkay Maidza

Posted on July 6 2021 by Michelle Bacon

We made it out of the ‘90s, so it’s time to highlight a new musician on the rise as our Bridge Artist of the Week — rapper and singer-songwriter Tkay Maidza!Already a well-known artist in Australia, Maidza has been making waves in Europe and the United St... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: Emmaline Twist – 'Drugs' Video Premiere

Posted on July 1 2021 by Michelle Bacon

Recommended dosage of “Drugs” by Emmaline Twist: at least three times daily. Possible side effects can include chaotic introspection, existential dread and euphoria. Frequent listens or viewings may lead to addiction... and are strongly encouraged.As we h... [Read More]

June 28 New Music Adds: Baby & the Brain, Valerie June, Overcoats

Posted on June 28 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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 Baby & the Brain, Valerie June (pictured) and Overcoats featuring Middle Kids.Baby & the Brain - “For Finn” Baby & the... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: PJ Harvey

Posted on June 28 2021 by Michelle Bacon

As we inch closer to our Top 909 of the ‘90s weekend, it’s only right to draw attention to one of its most admired musical artists. PJ Harvey is our new Bridge Artist of the Week!Polly Jean Harvey grew up on a sheep farm and learned to play several instru... [Read More]

Bridge Exclusive: The Wild Type – 'Closet Anthem' Premiere

Posted on June 25 2021 by Michelle Bacon

What started more than five years ago as a bedroom pop project for Rachel Mallin — at the time, a young but established songwriter who returned home to KC after leaving the University of Missouri — blossomed into one of the area’s most prominent indie roc... [Read More]

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