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

Feb. 22 New Music Adds: Manchester Orchestra, They Call Me Sauce, Lake Street Dive

Posted on February 23 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 Manchester Orchestra, They Call Me Sauce (pictured above) and Lake Street Dive.Barry Gibb and Brandi Carlile - “Run To... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Eddie Moore

Posted on February 22 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Support Local Black-Owned Businesses

Posted on February 17 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Feb. 15 New Music Adds: Quiet Takes, Andra Day, Liz Phair

Posted on February 15 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 Quiet Takes (pictured above), Andra Day and Liz Phair.Andra Day - “Tigress & Tweed” Ahead of her starring role in "The... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: The Kuti Family

Posted on February 15 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Bridge Exclusive: Kadesh Flow – 'Cry For Me 2' Song Premiere

Posted on February 12 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Feb. 8 New Music Adds: FKA twigs, The Moose, Bomba Estereo

Posted on February 8 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 FKA twigs (pictured above), The Moose and Bomba Estéreo.The Bamboos - “Hard Up” Based in Melbourne, Australia, soul/fu... [Read More]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Jon Batiste

Posted on February 8 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Bridge Exclusive: Martin Farrell Jr. - 'Dust Bowl 1933' Video Premiere

Posted on February 5 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

Bridge Artist of the Week: Arlo Parks

Posted on February 1 2021 by Michelle Bacon

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]

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