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.
From restaurant server to major label artist, Dylan LeBlanc has lived several lifetimes in his short years on this earth. After releasing two full records, leaving his label and a tumultuous ride through self-doubt and substance abuse, LeBlanc emerged on... [Read More]
Is it any wonder that our Bridge Artist of the Week is David Bowie? A musical chameleon, a larger-than-life performer, a fashion icon, an actor and a voice for the outcasts of the world, Bowie's star continues to shine bright. Over the course of fi... [Read More]
By now, we hope you’ve perused a few tracks from The Bridge’s Artist of the Week, Brass & Boujee. Fusing the rich worlds of jazz and hip-hop, the collective is one of Kansas City’s most exciting collaborations in recent years. It also features three artis... [Read More]
Our latest Bridge Artist of the Week includes up to 25 of the city's leading musicians! A collaboration of the Marcus Lewis Big Band with emcees Kadesh Flow and Kemet the Phantom, Brass & Boujee is a brilliant intersection of jazz and hip hop. Trombon... [Read More]
It's time to charge into a new decade with a classic favorite — The Clash is The Bridge's Artist of the Week! We're celebrating the 40th anniversary of the band's crucial work, "London Calling." Released in the United States in January... [Read More]
This holiday week, we're highlighting one of our top bands for Bridge Artist of the Week — Making Movies! Made up of brothers Enrique & Diego Chi with Juan-Carlos & Andres Chaurand, Making Movies has heightened its international profile by leaps an... [Read More]
We're back from our Winter Funding Drive week to bring you our heaviest hitting Bridge Artist of the Week yet — Radkey! Brothers Dee, Isaiah and Solomon Radke grew up in St. Joseph, Missouri, getting homeschooled and receiving a thorough education... [Read More]
Looking for holiday gift ideas for your No. 1 music lover and want to keep it KC-centric? Check out a few picks for the season from The Bridge’s resident musician and content manager, Michelle Bacon. Go To A Show What’s a better gift than an unforge... [Read More]
Last week on The Bridge, Una Walkenhorst debuted a new single on Thursdays with Timothy Finn and was our featured Artist of the Week. “People In the Paper” is her first release of solo music since 2014’s “Scars” — marking a milestone in the young sing... [Read More]
We're busting out of the long weekend with our next Bridge Artist of the Week — Una Walkenhorst! The indie folk singer-songwriter is in the process of releasing her first solo material since her 2014 debut, "Scars." In that five-year span, Una spen... [Read More]